Foodie Friday: Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

We all occasionally get a craving for comfort food, like the kind our mom’s used to make when we were kids.  My mother always made chicken pot pie and it has always been a favorite of mine since I was knee high to a grasshopper.  It is so soothing and pretty inexpensive to make.  What […]

Cauliflower King: Why cauliflower is the best!

Many people don’t like to eat their veggies! While you may think its kids more than adults, you’d be surprised to know how many adults won’t. But, what if you could trick your family into eating them? Brassica oleracea or cauliflower is not technically a vegetable, but a type of flower.  It does not have […]

Artichokes Are No Joke!

Artichokes! We have all seen them in the produce aisle and wondered to ourselves, “Who was the first person to eat that?”  They look like giant green flower buds!  However, don’t let their looks fool you; this deceptive little vegetable can be great tasting.  Although their preparation is a little involved, the delicious reward is worth […]

Local Valentine’s Day Plans

I always have champagne and gravlax in the refrigerator, because you never know when you’re going to have a reason to celebrate – Marcus Samuelsson There is a reason to celebrate the love you have with your significant other coming up in just a few short days. Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian Martyr […]

Back to School Snacks

Healthy Eating Alternatives

Eating healthy can be difficult and healthy eating alternatives don’t always sound delicious.  We all have busy schedules; kids jobs and everything else that requires our attention.  It is sometimes just simpler to grab fast food or make less than ideal, but easier options for meals. I am someone who enjoys eating all the things […]