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Category Archives: Delicious Eating

Recipe Redux — Italian Style Chicken Soup

Our recipe challenge this month was to look at a food trend for the upcoming year and turn it into a comforting bowl of soup or stew. Well believe it or not, chicken is a trend for 2013. It’s being … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole with a Hip Twist

My challenge this month for Recipe Redux was to put a new spin on old-fashioned side dishes. Immediately I decided I’d be doing some veggie-filled spin on my my grandmother’s spaetzle. Spaetzle are those delcious little german dumplings usually covered … Continue reading

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Recipe Redux: Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

It’s that time of the month again–Recipe Redux–Yeah!!! When I read this month’s theme, “Orange You Glad It’s Fall,” I knew my recipe would involve sweet potatoes and cinnamon. Those flavors to me meld into the perfect, comforting flavors of … Continue reading

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Chocolate Milk—Yum!!!

I recently worked with The Hershey Company to discuss the health benefits of chocolate milk during my latest media tour and I thought I’d share these benefits with you. As a mom and registered dietitian its important to me that … Continue reading

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Win a Puffins Cereal Prize Pack!

You may have seen the new “Pass the Puffins” commercials airing recently. In celebration of the “Pass the Puffins” theme, Barbara’s Bakery is excited to offer a Pass the Puffins Prize Pack to my readers. When it comes to nutrition, … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen: Get Me Some Green–Roasted Corn & Avocado Salsa Recipe

I was recently fortunate enough to sample a Hass avocado from Paradise Grove in Ventura, California.  Now, not being a big guacamole fan, I’m always looking for interesting ways to use this bumpy, green fruit.  One thing I love is actually mashing … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat with a Blast from the Past

Popsicles and ice cream are great, no doubt about it, but when I was a kid, one of my favorite summer treats were Jello Pudding Pops. They came in chocolate, vanilla, or a swirl of both. Fast forward several years … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be….Sneaky

I recently spoke to a local MOM’s club and was asked a question that got me thinking:  What do you think of hiding vegetables in other foods so kids will eat them?  Well, I’ve given it alot of thought and … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen: Breaded Cauliflower

This week I start sharing recipes, something I hope to continue to do.  Growing up, I loved cauliflower topped with buttered bread crumbs.  So, when a friend recently gave me this recipe, I knew I’d love it–a slighty healthier version … Continue reading

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No More Losing Resolutions

Lose weight.  No fast food.  Cut out cookies.  Skip the chips.  With negative-sounding goals like these is it any wonder that most New Year’s resolutions don’t make it past February? I’ve found that people are much more likely to stick with … Continue reading

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