January 12, 2019

Veganuary - Take the Pledge

Veganuary - Take the Pledge

The most common aspirations for the new year are to eat healthier, exercise more and save money. If you're like me, eating healthier is at the top of the list! I was recently introduced to a charity that can help all of us stick to this resolution - Veganuary. This UK based charity, formed in 2014, is inspiring people to try vegan for January and throughout the rest of the year.

Depending on one's commitment... Read More

January 10, 2019

Soup Warms the Soul

Soup Warms the Soul

Winter is here and there is nothing better than a nice pot of warm soup. Veggies and meat in a clear broth with some egg noodles, orzo or lentils. A creamy potato soup or a chunky chili. Down jackets are great for the cold, but when the weather drops below 40, it’s time to break out the big pots and start cooking some liquid goodness that will warm us from the inside during the cold... Read More

January 08, 2019

Pantry Pride

Pantry Pride

Happy 2019! One of the most popular new year's resolutions is getting organized and I fully commit to this resolution... every.single.year. This year, though, I am determined to make it happen. My new strategy is simple. Set myself up for success by tackling one area of my house at a time. First project? The dark abyss that is my pantry. I am determined to create a Insta-worthy masterpiece. Who's with me?

THE PLAN

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January 05, 2019

The Saintly Baked Potato

The Saintly Baked Potato

It may be cold and wintry outside and you may be bundled up in sweaters and blankets, but you can channel a little summer warmth and comfort with the best baked potato you've ever had. These are so easy, you can make them for lunch or dinner, keep them simple or dress them up. Potatoes are inexpensive and versatile. They are practically the saints of the food world.

Give your potatoes a good scrub and then slather them generously... Read More

November 20, 2018

Bland Turkey Gravy? Not This Thanksgiving

Bland Turkey Gravy? Not This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love waking up early to take a long walk with our dog. I return home to enjoy a hot cup of coffee, watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (who doesn't love a good parade?) and prepare traditional holiday recipes that were passed down to me. Thanksgiving has the fun of Christmas without the stress of decorating and gift giving.

This year I'm taking the advice from the Editors at... Read More