Posts filed under: Food & Nutrition

Want a simple and healthy spring recipe? Go for anything with carrots.  Carrots remind me of springtime because as a child my Grandmother would always roast them in the pan...
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What are you eating with all this time at home?      With the COVID-19 restrictions in place and more time at home, eating well and taking care of yourself...
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I love squash any time of year.  It makes a great main or side dish, plus it doesn’t hurt that it’s super low in calories and carbs with only about...
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Are you too busy to eat breakfast every day? Have you run out of tasty and healthy breakfast ideas? Take a quick read here for tips to simplify breakfast in...
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I’ve got a tasty, festive salad for you.  I am all about keeping salads simple and adding flavor with what you have on hand in your fridge and pantry.  In...
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*This post is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families. The field of genomics is exploding!  I was thrilled to be included on a recent tour of the University of Illinois’ Institute...
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Yasss!  Peaches are in season now.  I just want to gobble them up.  My family loves them, too. I have childhood memories of eating whole peaches and just letting the...
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Cherry season is here.  Yaasssss!  I love cherry-flavored anything.  As much as I love fresh cherries, I use frozen cherries a lot for smoothies, sauces and in these ice pops....
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I am always trying to get my kids to eat more veggies.  I adore spring peas (and I want them to, also!). Yes, peas are starchy and comforting, but they are...
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I love mini tacos a.k.a. ‘street’ tacos. They are not only small enough to eat with one hand, but you can eat more and feel perfectly fine doing it (with...
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