I’m baaaaack! I apologize for not holding any cooking classes during the summer months, and thank you to everyone who inquired about when the next class will be held. Now that school is back in session and the kids are all settled, it’s time to get back into the kitchen and COOK! The class days… Continue reading Cooking Class – Fall 2016
If you were able to join me during any one (or all) of the cooking classes this summer, then you learned many new recipes that were not only nutritious and delicious, but easy. And of course, who can forget the signature cocktail being featured at each cooking class?Alas, the summer Cooking Class series (June, July,… Continue reading Fall 2013 Cooking Class Series
How many times have you heard, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!”? Did you know that on any given day, approximately 20% of Americans skip breakfast and that teens and young adults are most likely to skip eating that morning meal? Health Benefits of Breakfast Data from the Breakfast Research Institute (www.breakfastresearchinstitute.com)… Continue reading Why Aren’t You Eating Breakfast?
Last night’s dinner. You made too much, so you wrap up the rest for tomorrow. The pizza went in a zip-top plastic bag, the rest of the salad in a plastic container and the remaining cooked veggies stayed in the bowl and got covered by plastic wrap. Into the fridge and see ya tomorrow. Well, now it’s… Continue reading Plastic – When to use
Many of you have heard of agave nectar as being a great alternative to sugar. But what is agave nectar? It’s a syrupy, low-glycemic natural sweetener from the Mexican agave plant. Similar to honey, it comes in three forms: amber, which is darkest in color and strongest in flavor (like maple); light, which is pale… Continue reading Agave Nectar
Spring has sprung! The flowers are blooming and the hillsides are a beautiful shade of green. In sunny Southern California, we marked the vernal equinox with a dip in the pool. I’m so excited for all of the spring fruits and vegetables that are just starting to show up in the markets. Last week we… Continue reading So Glad it’s Spring
Which one is yours? When was the last time you took a good look inside your refrigerator? Do you still have some items in there from when you moved in? Are you good about checking expiration dates? Is that last week’s leftovers? Or is your fridge so bare that you have to order… Continue reading Put your Fridge on a Diet