Low-Fat Sugar cookies…a tasty and improved variety of a holiday tradition.

Low-Fat Sugar cookies…a tasty and improved variety of a holiday tradition.

These low-fat sugar cookies are delicious and provide a treat without the guilt! Low-fat sugar cookies are a tasty and improved variety of a holiday tradition. And while the holidays are nearing, we all look forward to our favorite treats and cookies. Whether they’re sugar [Continue Reading]

Is plant-based meat a healthier choice? Tips to help you decide.

Is plant-based meat a healthier choice? Tips to help you decide.

Is all plant-based meat the same? Plant-based meat and burgers have been gaining in popularity. As a result, they are showing up on fast food and restaurant menus more and more. The Impossible Burger was the first to make headlines in 2016. Burger King debuted [Continue Reading]

5 Quick Lunch Ideas When The Kids Are Home and Remote School is in session!

5 Quick Lunch Ideas When The Kids Are Home and Remote School is in session!

They’ve been on the computer all morning! Try these 5 quick lunch ideas that leave them time to burn off some energy. 5 Quick Lunch Ideas When The Kids Are Home and Remote School is in session! 1. Hummus and baby carrots with Ginger Snaps [Continue Reading]

Recipes with Aronia Berries…try this one with Banana bread!

Recipes with Aronia Berries…try this one with Banana bread!

Recipes with Aronia berries have made their way into my kitchen! Aronia berries are native to and grown in the eastern part of North America. Initially, Native Americans used these berries to cure colds. They are small dark berries in the Rosaceae family. They grow [Continue Reading]

Aronia Berry and Raw Apple Cake

Aronia Berry and Raw Apple Cake

This moist Aronia Berry and Raw Apple Cake, chuck-full of antioxidant-rich Aronia berries, will send you back for more! Autumn is just around the corner and with it comes apple season. The time of year that reminds me of mom’s delicious pies and apple crisps. [Continue Reading]

Aronia Berries…the best of the superfoods, richest in antioxidants; flavonoids.

Aronia Berries…the best of the superfoods, richest in antioxidants; flavonoids.

Aronia berries or chokeberries are small dark berries in the Rosaceae family. They grow in wet areas or swamps and eaten raw, they have a very dry and bitter taste. The berries are native to and grown in the eastern part of North America. Initially, [Continue Reading]

Rice Bowl with Black Beans, Chicken and Corn:  Cholesterol-friendly.

Rice Bowl with Black Beans, Chicken and Corn: Cholesterol-friendly.

Try this Rice Bowl with Black Beans, Chicken, and Corn for a quick, and easy meal; packed with flavor and cholesterol-lowering ingredients! Both black beans and avocados are excellent sources of soluble fiber. Soluble fiber helps lower cholesterol. It does this by decreasing its absorption [Continue Reading]

Grilled Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Grilled Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Grilled Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli is jam-packed with cholesterol-friendly ingredients and perfect for an easy summer meal. The American Heart Association recommends we eat fish at least 3 times per week. Salmon is not only a fish but one that is high [Continue Reading]

Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie… with almond milk and Greek yogurt.

Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie… with almond milk and Greek yogurt.

You will want to make this blueberry pineapple smoothie over and over when you taste how refreshing it is! It’s essentially fat-free with less than 2 grams of fat and only 5 grams of cholesterol. If you’re making some changes in your diet and lifestyle [Continue Reading]

Summer Tomato Salad today, with memories of yesterday.

Summer Tomato Salad today, with memories of yesterday.

Summer tomato salad, fresh from the garden. There’s nothing better than homegrown!! We wait all summer for them to turn red and be ready to eat. And it brings back memories of the tomato salads my mom made all the time! We didn’t have homegrown, [Continue Reading]