Assortment of spring vegetables and produce on a marble countertop

We love it when the spring fruits and vegetables come out to play. Time to go beyond the winter squash and potatoes and get fresh with green ingredients. Spring vegetables are tangy, spicy and sour which makes for some really interesting cooking. ARTICHOKE The globe artichoke, also known as French artichoke, is a prickly vegetable [...]

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Food substitutions

20 simple food substitutions that can help you eat healthy dinners without stress. One of the most frequent questions I get asked is how to substitute ingredients in recipes.  Whether you have a dietary restriction, an allergy or a picky eater in the household, there is always a way to customize a meal without having [...]

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I find that daily living requires a lot of tools.  Technology allows us to have resources at our fingertips but it can also give us too much information.  I’ve been on a news fast for almost 18 months but now with the Coronavirus, I feel the information overload creeping in.  So I take it back [...]

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Sometimes life doesn’t go as planned but soup is always a good idea. I’ve been building soups from very basic ingredients for years and it’s always satisfying in stressful times. And I know some of you may not love all the extra time in the kitchen but YOU GOT THIS!!   Like the beloved Remy from [...]

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Okay. Breath. Pantry stocked? Now what? You can still eat healthy meals from your pantry during this Corona Virus Pandemic. Following are some pantry recipes to cook in the next few weeks. SOUPS The first place my mind goes is to soup.  It’s the most comforting food I can think of in a time of [...]

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