Posts tagged with: healthy

I fell in love. . .with Vermont.  After a lovely weekend at Blog Brulee with good food, connecting with friends, and much needed outdoor time, it’s time to get back into...
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There’s nothing like a loaded Portabella mushroom.  It’s a tasty meat substitute as it has a hearty taste, texture and holds up well to grilling, sautéing, baking and marinating.  The best...
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Salty and sweet taste so good together.  It’s the juxtaposition of flavors on your palate that make it so appealing.  That’s why savory and spicy enhancements work so well with chocolate.  I love seeing all...
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I am always looking for healthier snacks and appetizers that are not too high calorie and offer nutritional value.   Of course, when crafting my holiday eats I think about using veggies or fruits, whole grains, high-quality proteins...
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There is a season for stew – and this is it!  I grew up on stew.  My grandmother used to throw chunks of carrots, potatoes, celery and stew meat (she...
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What is the highlight of Christmastime for you?  There’s no doubt for me that it’s seeing family and friends to celebrate, enjoy good food together and unwrap fun surprises from under the tree.  Seeing the kids delight...
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Ah, to be a kid again at the holidays…with creamy eggnog flowing, sugar cookies baking and candy canes around every corner,  there isn’t even a second thought about indulging in the season’s...
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I am a nostalgic eater, especially around Thanksgiving.  The aroma of roasted potatoes, sage-rubbed turkey and fresh cranberries bubbling into a sauce on the stove takes me back.  Memories abound of the...
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Who doesn’t love a good tomato?  Lay a slice on a grilled cheese sandwich, tuck into a wrap, stuff and bake a cored tomato, grill or toss tomato chunks into a salad, there are...
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