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  • Broccoli Bounty

    My sister once painted a pretty picture of broccoli in a field with a sunset in the background. Ha ha ha, she wasn’t amused that I thought her trees looked like broccoli…but the rest of the family had quite the… Read More

  • Heart-Healthy with DinnerTime!

    The Tin Woodman in the Wizard of Oz wished he only had a heart, only to find out he always had a heart! Turns out his heart was beating in all the right ways, and he just needed to be… Read More

  • Game on! Your Guide To Throw the Best Big Game Party!

    Yes, it’s that time of year again when two football teams battle it out for the championship. For those cheering for their home teams, it’s an extra special event. Serious bragging rights are on the line! For the rest of… Read More

  • Lemon Love is the Zest Kind of Love!

    Pucker up because we’re going to get the squeeze on lemons! Don’t be deterred from the sour taste of lemons. These tart fruits are so useful in many ways. Eating them, smelling them, decorating with them…lemons bring zest to my… Read More

  • Celebrate National Soup Month! 9 Tips to make delicious soup from scratch.

    January is National Soup Month. Wow, an entire month celebrates soup. I get it! I love soup too, and it has so many wonderful ways of making us feel good. Kinda like a warm hug! When I was little, my… Read More

  • 2024…Best Year Ever!

    I don’t really like to make resolutions. I think they’re too binding. Plus, they rarely stick and I’m left with a feeling of failure. In fact, 80% of all New Year’s resolutions go out the window by the second week of… Read More

  • Don’t Stew Over Your Stew!

    Picture this, as you stumble into the house, unwrapping your hat, gloves, scarf and coat, you smell something that tells you dinner is going to be tasty tonight! The aroma from a big pot bubbling on the stove brings me… Read More

  • Holiday Healthy!

    I admit it. I’m thankful Thanksgiving is over! The meal was great. And of course we love the leftovers, but the amount of carbs I consumed is way more than I like. No wonder I’ve been feeling sluggish, a little… Read More

  • The Best…Leftovers!

    Last week my friend, Mike, and I were talking about how much we love Thanksgiving. We exchanged stories about past holidays, our own personal traditions and of course our favorite recipes. He’s excited that he’ll be roasting not just one… Read More

  • Not That Greek…Greek Yogurt!

    The power of marketing strikes again! Yep, did you know that Greek yogurt is regular yogurt that has been strained? Greeks call it straggisto (strained yogurt). It’s that simple. And wait for it…strained yogurt might not have originated in Greece!… Read More