May 15, 2017
I have a memory from my childhood of sitting at my grandparents’ kitchen table in Benton Harbor, Michigan, and eating a ham salad sandwich for lunch. Here’s me and my grandparents, Dorothy and Dean, from 1981, when I was 2 years old:
I was older when I ate that ham salad sandwich that I so vividly remember, but that’s the woman that made it. My grandma Dorothy used to make Read the rest of this entry »
May 9, 2017
Anyone have any idea what these are?
I was stumped. Clearly pods of some kind, a little bit fuzzy, a little rounder and fuller than soybeans. It took me a moment to even find the sign, before I realized Read the rest of this entry »
April 18, 2017
A few weeks ago, I shared my recipe for Cauliflower, Tomato and Avocado Salad – which I really enjoy, because it’s a delicious non-lettuce-based salad, and sometimes I get bored with lettuce. And here’s another non-lettuce-based salad recipe, that’s equally as delicious: Asparagus and Sugar Snap Salad with Molasses Vinaigrette!
You start by steaming the Read the rest of this entry »
April 4, 2017
I love salads. I eat them all the time. Sometimes, though, I get a little tired of lettuce and other salad greens, so figuring out a delicious non-lettuce salad is always fun. And I came up with a great one: Cauliflower, Tomato, and Avocado Salad!
I also love oddly-colored vegetables: rainbow carrots, purple asparagus… it’s all intriguing and delicious. So when I saw Read the rest of this entry »
March 3, 2017
Want to eat healthy while visiting Chicago? Stay with my sister Laura. Seriously. I’ll give you her number if you want. (No I won’t.) I stayed a few days with her after the Hancock race, and she made making good choices while traveling super easy. And her dog Conrad is a cutie!
Conrad is 13 years old and completely blind, and I love hanging out with him! Laura has been on her own health kick for quite some time, and she’s still going strong: Read the rest of this entry »
February 21, 2017
I’m always on the hunt for new snack ideas. Fresh vegetables are a tried-and-true mainstay in my snack game, but fresh vegetables aren’t always available, and sometimes they don’t travel well.
There are lots of veggie-based snacks at the store, but many fall into a category that’s a pet peeve of mine, where they’re labeled as Read the rest of this entry »
February 2, 2017
I’ve become a big fan of a fun, new-to-me product that makes cooking gorgeous, magazine-ready food easy. And I promise: this post isn’t sponsored or paid for in any way. In fact, the company doesn’t even know I’m doing it! (Although I’m open to partnerships, wink wink!)
The product is Read the rest of this entry »