Too Hot to Cook When July heat hits, it’s hard to think about cooking! I just love fresh herbs! It’s so easy to grow them, and summer recipes make it really fun to use them in various combinations. I always have four pots of herbs going on my deck. Typically, it’s rosemary, thyme, mint, and… Continue reading The Perfect Fruit Salad for Summer! Fresh Watermelon & Herbs
Make it Work I hope all you mamas got some special treatment and extra love yesterday, whether your children showered you with gifts, spent some quality time with you, or just did something really nice with the intention of giving you a bit of a break. You all certainly deserve it! Now that the work week… Continue reading Salad Days
Eat It Most people agree: yogurt is yummy. There’s no question that yogurt has gained popularity as a snack with its creamy texture and fruity flavors. Even plain, it’s just plain good! The individual cups make quick and painless snack options that most kids love, and the larger containers make it easy to have on… Continue reading Yummy Yogurt
April Showers Spring is here! For many of us, spring evokes images of gentle rain showers nourishing the dormant plants, encouraging them to bloom and add great bursts of color to the drab browns of winter. Pretty soon, the mood-lifting scents of lilacs, crab apple, and cherry blossoms will fill the air as new buds pop… Continue reading What’s in Your Water
The Best Part of Waking Up Did Daylight Saving Time do a number on you like it did me? Every year, I wonder how one little hour makes such a big difference. It doesn’t have this effect when we “fall back” to standard time. I have needed some extra help getting up these past couple… Continue reading Highly Caffeinated
Delicious and Nutritious I recently extoled the virtues of chocolate—not that I likely had to twist anybody’s arm on that one—but there are certainly other delicious flavors that support good health. One of my dear friends actually doesn’t like chocolate at all. Her favorite flavor for sweet treats is lemon! I love lemon myself …lemon cake,… Continue reading Lemon Fresh
Chocolate for breakfast? Is that scandalous? Sure, we’ve all had those sugary cereals, donuts and other chocolaty treats that taste great, but I’m talking about something that’s actually good for you…and fast! I’m sure you know that dark chocolate contains heart-healthy anti-oxidants, and it’s no secret that it’s delicious. The key is minimizing the sugar that also goes… Continue reading Chocolate for Breakfast?