Category Archives: Healthy Eats

Nutritious & Delicious

Date Caramel Apples

I use to love caramel apples as a kid. I mean what's not to love, right? The gooey caramel, crunchy sweet apple and salty nuts...it's like the perfect craving combination in one fabulous treat! Staying away from all the sugar this time of year can be difficult. Which is why I want to share this healthier … Continue Reading ››

The Skinny on Fats

Have fats gotten a bad wrap? Some have and we can stop being afraid of healthy fats. It's hurting our health! We now have compelling evidence that low-fat diets rarely work and that eating the right kind of fat is not only good for your heart but may also help you lose weight. This is … Continue Reading ››

Fabulous Salad Dressings

I love salads! They are a huge part of our weekly menu. Once I’ve prepped for the week, offering up a delightful bowl of goodness is super easy. I love to get creative with toppings too. Dressings are a super simple way to add loads of nutrition into a meal with … Continue Reading ››

Just A Salad

Have you had this conversation before? “So, what do you want for dinner tonight?” asks the master chef of the evening. That would be me! “Oh, I don’t know. Let’s just have a salad.” replies the one not preparing the nightly bit of sustenance. “…JUST a salad…” I heard it. One too many times I’d heard it. And … Continue Reading ››

Woundrous Watermelon

I love watermelon. It’s a fact! And a complete joy to my taste buds. For those of you unaware, July is National Watermelon Month. Yes, every month in our calendar associates with some food, cause or Hallmark occasion so I know you aren’t too surprised. Why is July set as the auspicious occasion to celebrate … Continue Reading ››

Glazed Walnut Snack

BRAIN FOOD!
Living a sustainable life means more than recycling, gardening and car pooling. When Jerry and I started on this journey we sat down and talked about what ‘living a sustainable life’ meant to us. After careful thought, and really great discussion, we … Continue Reading ››

All Hail, Kale!

Do you know what kale is? Yes, it is a leafy green. But it is so much more! Kale is a nutritional powerhouse that has earned the title of King. In addition to conventional antioxidants like vitamin C, beta-carotene, and manganese, kale also provides us with … Continue Reading ››