Sweet Taters

The other night with my BBQ Pork Tenderloin I made the perfect side dish to go with it (well, besides coleslaw..) A genuine powerhouse of nutritional goodness, the sweet potato is only distantly … [Read more...]

The Perfect Make-Ahead Machine

They do all the work and give you all the credit with their saucy warming suppers. A great make-ahead tool is a slow cooker, or crock-pot. It can be used during the week or on the weekend to make … [Read more...]

King Calcium, Queen D

Healthier bones mean healthier bodies, and keeping your bones healthy means calcium, calcium, calcium. It works this way: 99% of your calcium is stored in bones and teeth, the other 1% circulates in … [Read more...]

Sweet Pear Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

Have you had your 5 today!?? Fruits contain essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber that may help protect you from chronic diseases. Compared with people who consume a diet with only small amounts of … [Read more...]

Handy Gadget


Last weekend I was completing my Saturday afternoon ritual of chopping, dicing, and scraping out seeds of jalepeno's and yellow peppers, getting them ready for the weekly batch of my Homemade Salsa … [Read more...]

Simply Healthified

We all have favorites foods and recipes we love to prepare, but hesitate because of all the fat and calories! Maybe you have recipes passed down through the generations by family members that are … [Read more...]

Easy Ethnic Cuisine

Mexican food gets a bad rap for often times being heavy and loaded with super fatty meats and cheese..oh, and we can't forget the sour cream (make that the FULL-fat sour cream). This all comes after … [Read more...]

Healthy Tech


The holidays have left me with my head spinning..STILL. My house is a wreck and my suitcase is still packed! My hubby and I decided to take a trip with some good friends of ours over New Years--which … [Read more...]