Detoxing. No, really.

December 15, 2016
There I stood in my kitchen, churning butter. Well, not really churning it. I was actually clarifying it to remove milk solids --the dairy portion of butter. You...

Mutt meatballs recipe

October 27, 2016
Treat your dog to some yummy mutt meatballs this week! Riley goes to an integrative vet who noticed that his fur seemed dry and so was his nose. "In Chinese medicine,...

Too many tomatoes?

July 22, 2016
It's summer. Maybe your garden is overflowing with tomatoes. Or your neighbors just brought you a bagful. Or you haven't yet used the tomatoes you bought at the...

Easy summer recipes

July 18, 2016
Absolutely no one likes to slave for hours over a hot stove or oven in the summertime, including me. I'm sure you agree. And with the abundance of colorful, ripe...

Jane’s tapenade recipe

May 31, 2016
My friend, Jane, made a delicious tapenade recipe for St. Patrick's Day and then left town the next day, leaving us the leftovers. How lucky were we?!  And you're...

Death by Pastei de Nata

May 20, 2016
PASTEI DE NATA This traditional Portuguese tart is something I learned this month while in Portugal. And OMG how delicious and easy to make! INGREDIENTS 1 packet...

Scrumptious snack-hacks 60 calories or less

March 2, 2016
Sometimes, you've just got to have a snack. But you want something healthy, but also satisfying. Maybe you've got a sweet tooth, or maybe it's the crunch you want....

Sinless Valentine’s Day treats

February 8, 2016
I know. You could eat an entire box of Valentine's chocolates in a day. I feel your pain.  You probably do not want to core an apple in cute heart shapes this...

Easy scallops recipe

February 5, 2016
Why slave over a hot stove for hours when you can make this easy scallops recipe in minutes? Company-ready and so yummy! Easy scallops recipe serves 4 Ingredients 16...

Foods I do not understand

January 19, 2016
I am not exactly an adventurous eater. I like basic food prepared well. I do not always enjoy the output of chefs who think combining odd flavors makes for a good (and...

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