The Hottest Apple On The Planet Is In My Kitchen!

February 12, 2020

Have you heard about the Cosmic Crisp? It’s the latest apple to hit the market, and there’s press everywhere.

I’ve seen stories about the Cosmic Crisp on NBC Nightly News, CBS Sunday Morning, and in USA Today. I’m sure if you searched, you’d find countless more stories – because Read the rest of this entry »


I Spent Four Days Driving. Here’s All The Ways I Stayed Healthy On My Road Trip.

November 28, 2018

What am I eating?

Yes, it’s a cucumber, and yes, I’m eating it whole, like an apple. Gotta eat smart while on the road!

I went on my longest road trip in over a decade last week, to go to Read the rest of this entry »


So Many Colorful Meals From One Farmers Market Outing

July 2, 2018

Check this out: Purple string beans!

Oh man, I love oddly-colored vegetables, so when I saw these at the farmer’s market, I was all in. I bought some purple ones, along with regular ol’ green beans and yellow beans, and steamed them for a meal last week.

And then tragedy struck. Read the rest of this entry »


Double Peach Chicken

January 10, 2018

My first recipe of 2018! It’s a good one, inspired by a recipe I found on the back of a bottle, and then forgot about for months!

Last September, I went hiking with friends, to a rocky coastline still littered with debris from a shipwreck that happened 50 years ago. (Read about it here!) We went to lunch afterwards, and I was intrigued by the recipe for Peachy Chicken that I found on the back of the bottle of Heinz malt vinegar on our table. So I snapped a photo of the recipe.

I forgot all about the photo until recently, when I was Read the rest of this entry »


This Life Hack Will Make Your Fruit Salads So Much Better

November 27, 2017

I’m back from a great Thanksgiving visit with family in Colorado, and on two days, I got up early and made big fruit salads for everyone to enjoy during breakfast. Fruit is a great way to start the day, isn’t it?

I have a great trick to keep your fruit salads looking beautiful and lasting longer. Read the rest of this entry »


I Paid How Much For This Mango?!

July 23, 2017

I suffered major sticker shock the other day. I made a quick stop at a supermarket, to pick up a watermelon to bring to a get-together. While looking for the melons, a lady offered me a free sample of a mango. Yes, please!

It was delicious. She pointed to the Read the rest of this entry »


Look Out Behind You… It’s a WATERMELON SHARK!

August 14, 2016

The most dangerous, conniving, ruthless shark of them all isn’t a great white or a hammerhead… it’s a watermelon shark!

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They’re rarely seen most of the year, but during the summer, they might show up at your picnic or pool party and devour all the fruit in sight.

I made this watermelon shark on Read the rest of this entry »