Category Archives: Lifestyle

Berry Coulis

Berry coulis is an amazing accompaniment to both sweet and savory foods. This weekend I got a chance to share my joy of cooking and gardening with this gift basket I assembled for our new neighbors.   It includes some … Continue reading

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Light Arnold Palmer with Cinnamon Basil Simple Syrup

Just in time for summer, this deliciously  sweet mocktail  has only 4o calories  and will be popular at all your outdoor events. Last year  I  grew some of my  basil from seed. I was skeptical  about trying a variety of … Continue reading

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Slice of Hummus Appetizer

Fuel an active lifestyle and celebrate National Hummus Day, May 13,  with a  Slice of Hummus. Disclosure: I received free samples of Sabra Hummus mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe, I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by … Continue reading

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Physical Activity: How Much Do You Need and Getting it Done in Less Time

Last month I attended a professional meeting , SCAN (Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics). The  program planners gave me a gift: they made incorporating some physical activity into my day … Continue reading

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Salad for One to Save the Earth

When you’re too full to finish a meal, what do you do? If you’re like most of us,  the scraps on your plate often end up in the trash can. What seems routine and normal is actually part of a gianormous problem: … Continue reading

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