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 […]

Vitamin D – Is a Lot OK?


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 […]

Why Chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

Valentine Chocolates

What do you associate with Valentine’s Day – Candy?  Flowers?  Cards?  Or, on the negative side, is it just a “Hallmark” holiday and a way for businesses to make money? With that big February 14 date quickly coming up on the calendar, we’ve decided to put together our list of Valentine’s Fun Stuff. I like […]

Super Bowl Dip Tips

Mixed Crudites with Dip

Did you know Super Bowl Sunday is the day for the 2nd largest amount of calories consumed in the year? Second only to Thanksgiving. And, unfortunately, this day of gluttony comes as many people are trying to lose weight after all their holiday feasting. Following are our Top 10 Tips for dealing with all those […]



According to www.dictionarycom, an Aphrodisiac is a drug, food, etc. that excites sexual desire. The word, Aphrodisiac, is derived from the name of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite.  So, what are the foods that can be considered as aphrodisiacs? Skinks and Sparrows?  Aphrodisiac recipes have been a part of world cultures for centuries. In […]