Healthy Eating

Variety is the spice of life. Too often I fall into the habit of eating the same set of dishes & just rotating them through my week. I try to challenge myself every so often to try cooking with new ingredients. Something I’ve never cooked with before is Daikon. Its a white, tubular root in […]

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Earlier this year I shared my current love of citrus through Lemon Tarts & Lemon Blueberry Bundts, but that craving for citrus even extends into my veggie dishes! My husband taught me a cooking trick with asparagus. He holds a stalk at each end, then slowly bends it in half until it reaches its natural […]

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When grocery shopping I opt for natural, locally grown, organic food whenever possible. I always think it’s worth the extra money, but it does add up. When I heard that Grocery Outlet has a program called NOSH – Natural, Organic, Specialty, Health, that was developed by┬áDr. Kai Herman, a Naturopathic Doctor, in Portland, Oregon, I […]

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It’s still January. Let’s keep with the healthy eating theme & incorporate some yummy salmon into your dinner. Most of you are familiar with crab cakes. Those delicious bites grace menus all over the country & passed trays at high end parties. Similar to crab cakes, I grew up eating salmon cakes. Take a can […]

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This Thursday is St. Patrick’s Day! How are you celebrating? Green beer & giving out pinches? The St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Dying a river green? I’ll be celebrating with Lightened Shepard’s Pie. All of the Irish flavor, while still helping you get ready for the summer! To make Lightened Shepard’s Pie, brown your ground beef […]

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