Recipe – Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

BBQ Sandwich

Do you LOVE Barbecued Beef sandwiches? I really like them, but seldom eat beef, or pork, for a variety of reasons. But, this is one of our favorite go-to recipes. It’s basically chicken and your favorite BBQ sauce in the crockpot. So EASY!! This recipe easily feeds a crowd! You can easily increase it or […]

A Bit About the Bubbly

pouring water from glass soda bottle

“A bit of the bubbly” seems to be especially associated with New Year’s Eve. It’s common knowledge that bubbly wine needs to be labeled “sparkling wine” unless it’s made in the Champagne region of France. The only beverage that’s legally allowed to be called “Champagne” is what’s made in that specific area of France. But, […]

Top 5 New Year’s Foods for Good Luck & Prosperity

blackeyed peas to go with Neely recipe

Do you have a food that’s part of your New Year’s tradition?  There are many traditional foods throughout the world. Here’s a list of our Top 5 Food Traditions. (Please comment if you have a food you think we missed that should be included in next year’s list.) Black-eyed Peas – This is a very […]

The Big Leftover Makeover Project

Thanksgiving Turkey

One of my favorite parts of a Thanksgiving Dinner is the leftovers. There are a lot of recipes out there for turkey casseroles and turkey soup. And, we can always put that turkey and cranberry sauce in a sandwich. But what about recipes that use your leftover mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes or cranberry sauce besides […]

Southwest Avocado-Corn-Tomato Slaw

Corn Avocado Salad Slaw for posting

We bought some fresh corn, tomatoes and avocados this weekend at a local farmer’s market.  I tossed in some jalapeno peppers and a couple lemons in order to pull together my vision of a fresh salad/slaw. This slaw (or salad) is a great source of fiber, vitamin C, potassium and other vitamins,minerals and phytochemicals. Here’s […]

Culinary Cruise – Alaska!!

alaska salmon bake

     Wow, what a great foodie cruise!! Many of you know I have a bachelor of science degree in Nutrition and a master of science degree in Home Economics. I love putting that nutrition and food knowledge into action with food that’s quick, easy, affordable and tasty. . . . But, we also need […]

Vitamin D – Is a Lot OK?

Supplements

The key with vitamin and mineral intake is MODERATION. Just because it sounds good doesn’t mean that a lot is great. Studies about vitamin D are a great example. Years ago on Oprah, Dr. Oz, Oprah and others were telling viewers that most people didn’t get enough vitamin D and we should all be taking […]

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