Summer Parfait with Honey Almond Oats and Berry Rhubarb Sauce ~ Recipe ReDux Sponsored Recipe Contest

{By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by National Honey Board and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received a gift card to offset the expense of my ingredients.} Honey is an ingredient that people may shy away from but for me it’s an ingredient I embrace. … Continue reading

Getting creative with cranberries – {Recipe} Cranberry Mushroom Quinoa

If you know me, or come over to my house at Thanksgiving, you know that I LOVE Jellied Cranberry Sauce—seriously—love. While that is a Thanksgiving staple at my house, cranberries are a great fruit year-round for their delicious flavor and impressive health benefits. Why are they so healthy? First of all, they’re a fruit and … Continue reading

Kitchen Sink Scramble ~ Recipe ReDux

With the arrival of Spring, all those adorable brunch occasions start to arise. While I love brunch, I don’t love how many of the dishes are a bit carb- and sugar-centric. Don’t get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoy these foods (in moderation), but with an abundance of pancakes, waffles, French toast, muffins, pastries and more, … Continue reading

Jury Duty Snacks

Several weeks ago, that dreaded letter showed up on my desk… “JURY SUMMONS ENCLOSED.” Great. I know, I know— it is the most valuable service that I can perform in support of our democratic Government (as I am reminded on the jury duty website). To be honest, my issue isn’t jury duty itself, it’s not … Continue reading

March is National Nutrition Month®: Get Your Plate in Shape!

Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) celebrate National Nutrition Month®. National Nutrition Month® is an opportunity to educate and celebrates credible nutrition information and more healthful nutrition practices. Each year, National Nutrition Month® focuses on a different topic but always with the same goal of helping people make … Continue reading