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Make sense of all that you’ve heard about eating healthy, nutritious foods and having a balanced diet.


How to Enjoy Summer Flavors!

Summer is finally here! Unfortunately, those tired summer recipes from last year are just not exciting anymore. Hot dogs, chips, and soda just aren’t exciting…


Raise Your Spear, Asparagus is Here!

This earth day, visit your local farmer’s market and try some new vegetables, like asparagus, artichokes, swiss chard, green beans, spinach, and rhubarb.  Asparagus is…


Getting Back to Your New Year Resolution

The majority of us come storming into January with a list of resolutions, high hopes of jumping on the health train, and riding into the…


Products I Love – Fig Balsamico, Cacao Nibs and Dried Mulberries

Some people love luxury goods. They just can’t wait to buy that designer handbag or perfect pair of designer shoes! I’m that way about food…


2 Tasty and Colorful Jicama Salads

Jicama, sometimes referred to as the “Mexican Potato”, is a fantastic crunchy vegetable that is sure to please even the pickiest of taste buds. The…


Ancient Grains & Whole Grain Goodness

Did you know that eating more whole grains, like ancient grains, can help prevent type II diabetes, stroke, and heart disease? Ancient grains, seeds and…


Melissa’s Easy Pesto

Pesto is no longer just for pasta! I love spreading it on whole grain toast, serving it on top of veggies or olives as a mini-appetizer, having it with…


10 Tasty Ways to Use Peanut Butter in Sweet Treats

I love nut butters, and peanut butter is a staple in our house. I like it crunchy, smooth, unsalted or salted. Peanut butter or nut…


15 Tasty Ways to Use Plain Greek Yogurt

My diet is mostly plant based, so I like to add plain Greek yogurt for a protein boost. Plus it adds a creamy taste and…


Tasty Reduced Sodium Cauliflower Soup

In our family we are always looking for ways to boost our vegetable intake to increase fiber, help prevent heart disease and improve longevity. Cauliflower…