What Nobody Tells You About Food Allergies

Before I begin this post, I know I won’t be able to reach everybody I want or even need to.  I know some people reading this post will have no connection to what I am saying, and will not relate. Hear me out. Listen to my words. Let them soak in and maybe pass this…

Scratch Made “Zucchini Banana Bread”

When you get home from the grocery store with a basket full of zucchini, what do you make?  If you are like me, it’s only a matter of time before baked zucchini gets a little old. I can bake it, I can grill it, I can even sauté it; However, when the summer lingers on and continuously…

Let’s Get “Figgy” With It

Figs at the Farmers Market This past Saturday, I decided to attend our local farmers market that occurs every weekend here in Downtown Bryan, TX. Why is it that I’ve been living in this city for over three years and I am just now venturing out to these local events? Or rather, why I am…

(10) Ways to Eat Healthier at Restaurants

Americans eat out on average five times a week and for the first time, are spending more on dining out than they do on grocery bills. -National Restaurant Association When I first read that I thought, that can not be true. Five (5) times a week means roughly twenty (20) meals in a month, which…

The Truth About Fruit Juice

    It’s summertime, it’s hot and you want to reach for that cold refreshing soda at the bottom of the ice chest. You suddenly change your mind and gulp down the chilled fruit juice because you think it’s healthier for you and after all, it is swim suit season, right? Is fruit juice really…

“Cinnamon Waffles with Blackberry Mint Syrup”

I can’t even say the entire name of this recipe without my mouth watering for the sweet goodness of waffles for breakfast. Mmm.. is it time for breakfast yet?  I created this waffle recipe after several Saturday waffle fails. My husband sure doesn’t have a problem telling me when I could improve my cooking game, something I…

Dashing the Truth About Salt

Salt in the form of sodium has been in and out of the news for decades, constantly declaring it as the evil villain causing several diseases in our generation. A diet rich in salt can result in hypertension, heart disease, cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, strokes, osteoporosis, and may even be linked to cancer. In order…

“Almond & Sweet Potato Crusted Salmon”

  For our honeymoon, my husband and I vacationed in Florida, traveling from West Palm Beach all the way down to Key West. I think what I remember most was the unbelievable views that took my breath away, the way the sun would set the water on fire with it’s blazing rays. We often bring up…

Krazy for Kombucha?

Krazy for Kombucha? Pronounced: Kom-Bu-Cha, its funny name has me thinking that this is just another fad out on the market, something the hipsters down in Austin created to make even more people move there. Yoga in the morning and paddle boarding in the afternoon, don’t forget to bring your Kombucha for a tasty refreshing drink. Yep,…

Crunchy “Fig & Apricot Granola”

Ahh today’s the day, it’s finally Friday. It’s the day we all look forward to, the day that brings the promise of a relaxing weekend. The time is nearly up when our hectic schedules and chaotic lives slow down for a measly 48 hours. Our minds start racing of what we can do to enjoy…