Introducing… Golden Nugget Squash!

March 28, 2018

Earlier this week I rebooted “What’s In The Crockpot?” – a blog post that I used to do regularly. Guess what? Time for another reboot!

I have a whole archive of posts called “The Produce Aisle”, and each one is about a new-to-me fruit or veggie, that I brought home, researched, and cooked. It’s a way to expand my horizons and try new things, while still eating healthily, and there ain’t nothin’ wrong with that!

My produce experiment this time around is… Read the rest of this entry »

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Spice Up Your Dinner With This Simple Radish Salad!

September 6, 2017

I’ve been in a radish kind of mood lately. Radishes are delightful: crunchy and spicy and downright delicious.

And guess what? They’re good for you! Radishes are a good source of fiber, vitamins C and B6, folate, manganese, and potassium. And since a cup of sliced radishes only has 19 calories, go nuts!

Here’s a fun fact I just learned: 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 »


Spiced Carrot and Cauliflower Dip

June 21, 2017

I’m in a recipe kind of mood. My last post was a recipe, and guess what? This post is a recipe post too. And who knows? My next post might be as recipe as well. I want to make sure you’re eating healthy this summer… and I want to make sure I’m eating healthy this summer, too! Read the rest of this entry »


Asparagus and Sugar Snap Salad with Molasses Vinaigrette

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 »


I Learned All About Kohlrabi and Then Cooked It Three Ways

August 3, 2016

Ever had kohlrabi? I came across it at Eastern Market in Detroit, and I was in the mood to try something new, so I bought it. (Full Disclosure: I’m pretty much always in the mood to try something new.)

kohlrabi-with-greens

Kohlrabi is a vegetable, related to cabbage, broccoli, and kale. The name is German in origin, loosely translated as Read the rest of this entry »


My Early Morning Swim in the Detroit River AND a Visit to the Largest Farmers Market I’ve Seen

July 31, 2016

I had a good, sweaty time taking my friend Geoff’s High Octane class last week, so when he invited me to another workout, I jumped at the chance. All I had to do was show up at Belle Isle Beach on Saturday morning at 8am. Wait, what?

dip-my-toes-in-the-water

In addition to Read the rest of this entry »