• What to Cook: 5 Steps to Create a Healthy Recipe Collection

    You have an overloaded bookshelf of cookbooks. You’ve torn hundreds of recipes out of magazines. You spend hours bookmarking and pinning recipes online. Yet when it comes to meal time, you don’t know what to cook. Are you a master recipe collector, but find yourself falling flat when it comes to execution in the kitchen?

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  • Basic Kitchen Needs Checklist

    Recent consumer insights say that only 10 percent of Americans love to cook. Forty-five percent hate to cook and 45 percent are on the fence. Those who claim to hate cooking tend not to like it because they don’t know how to cook, they think it takes too much time, or they don’t have the

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  • How to Build a Heart Healthy Eating Pattern

    We don’t consume individual foods in isolation. We don’t eat single ingredients, solitary nutrients or food groups exclusively. At least I don’t. For example, we would never define our diet solely by how many cups of whole wheat flour we eat, the milligrams of sodium we consume or a specific number of fruit servings. Because

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  • Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

    What you eat and drink matter when it comes to a healthy heart. Check out these antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your heart! Heart disease is the number 1 killer in America. What you eat and drink can make all the difference. In honor of American Heart Month this February, I’m sharing few antioxidant-rich superfood drinks

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  • Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #3

    Celebrate the beginning of fall with this heart healthy meal featuring lean steak, a crunchy salad and addicting parsnip fries. During the fall you can continue grilling outside or you can bring the party inside. This tasty heart healthy meal is great for a fall cookout or a simple weeknight meal! This is the third

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  • 10 Life-Changing Seed Breads

    You don’t need a fancy bread machine or advanced baking skills to make one of these delicious and healthy seed breads! There’s something about a slice of hearty, dense, whole grain bread packed with nutritious nuts and seeds and topped with nut butter, mashed avocado, or a fried egg that gives me the feels. The

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  • 4 Easy Greek Yogurt Dips

    These four simple, healthy Greek yogurt veggie dips are low in calories, high in protein and made with real food ingredients. The famous healthy snack of raw veggies and a delicious dip can do no harm, right? Wrong. While fresh veggies are always a safe bet, what you dip them in makes ALL the difference. Traditional veggie dips made

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  • Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #2

    Celebrate the final days of summer with this heart healthy meal on the grill featuring lean beef, savory fruit salad and unconventional green fries. I love three-day weekends. Just when you think the weekend is over, BAM. One more bonus day. Winner winner chicken dinner. And you know what else is a winner? This tasty

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