Chocolate, Is it Good for You?

Chocolate Dark chocolate contains phytochemicals that may aid in the prevention of heart disease.  When looking for dark chocolate, read the label to make sure that cacao is the first ingredient on the list rather than sugar. Chocolate is considered a functional food ingredient.  Cocoa … Continue reading

Red White and Spinach Pizza

I have been trying to add more meatless meals into our week. It is always nice to add a new meal without any complaints, so I thought a veggie pizza would be a good one to try 😀  The kids … Continue reading

Black Bean Cakes with Mango Salsa

I consider myself a sensory eater. Food has to look, smell and taste good for me to want to eat it. I have a serious issue with the way certain things smell. I stopped eating beef and eggs because of … Continue reading

Hoisin Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry

I love a meal that is full of nutrients! Stir fry is one meal that is easy to load with lots of great vegetables. All those bright colors just yell…I’m good for you! 😀 I love to make this stir-fry … Continue reading

Going Organic

Going Organic benefits people and our environment. Organic farming uses 45 percent less energy, produces 40 percent less greenhouse gas emissions, and supports healthy soil. Purchase fruits and vegetables when they are in season and buying organic does not have to … Continue reading

Parmesan Quinoa and Kale

I can’t start off this month without giving a nod to National Nutrition Month®. Every year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics presents an education campaign to draw attention to making good food choices. This year their education campaign is … Continue reading