A Spring Recipe – Deviled Eggs

When I think of spring and summer something that always comes to mind is deviled eggs.  They are always a part of my Easter table as well as picnic food throughout the summer. The other day I was talking to a friend about an upcoming potluck in our little community.  I said, “We might endContinue reading “A Spring Recipe – Deviled Eggs”

Eat Well to Live Well

I used to hang out online with people who were trying to be live frugally.  I always thought I could pinch a penny till it squealed, but some of these people were extreme in their methods as well as the beliefs that were driving them to save as much and spend as little as possible. Continue reading “Eat Well to Live Well”

Healthy Living A to Z: D is for Dessert

Don’t get too excited.  I’m not going to tell you to go out and indulge in every high fat sweet treat you can find but there are healthier ways to enjoy dessert. One of my favorite treats is fresh or frozen berries.  Strawberries are natures candy.  Fruit can help satisfy cravings for sugar. Chocolate hasContinue reading “Healthy Living A to Z: D is for Dessert”

Healthy Living A to Z: C is for Cauliflower

When we think of cauliflower it’s often raw florets with dip or cooked swimming in cheese sauce, right?  There is so much more you can do with this wonderful vegetable. First a few Nutrition Facts.  Cauliflower is a good source of Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of DietaryContinue reading “Healthy Living A to Z: C is for Cauliflower”

Making the Church Fellowship Hour Healthier

In many churches Sunday morning fellowship hour means coffee, some sort of sweet drink and doughnuts with nothing for those with special needs.  Stewardship includes keeping our bodies healthy and including people rather than excluding or inadvertently leaving them out.  Keeping this in mind let’s consider these points. 1. It isn’t about food. The purposeContinue reading “Making the Church Fellowship Hour Healthier”

Oh goody-goody a present!

I have just published  my new e-book Have Yourself a Healthy Little Holiday.    It includes non-food celebration ideas, menu planning, cooking and baking tips along with over 20 recipes emphasizing whole foods with gluten-free, dairy free, low-fat and reduced sugar options. Out of gratitude for the support and encouragement of friends, family and blogContinue reading “Oh goody-goody a present!”

It’s National Deviled Egg Day!

There are many different ways of making deviled eggs and people have definite personal preferences.  At my house the filling is moist (I use an olive oil based mayo), tart (we add vinegar) and bright yellow (lots of mustard).  Our garnish of choice is paprika sprinkled over the top.  Your preference might be sliced olive,Continue reading “It’s National Deviled Egg Day!”

The Taste of Real Food

It amazes me how good fresh, natural food tastes. What compares to a fresh strawberry, or a luscious juicy peach trickling juice down your arm?  Even a fresh, crisp garden salad has a wonderful taste and crunch all it’s own. While eating a lettuce wrap I noticed the flavors of the meat, tomato, even theContinue reading “The Taste of Real Food”