You can't beat beet greens

Healthy Foods You can’t beat beet greens By: Leanne Ely It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of kale. In fact, I might go so far as to say that kale farmers across the country should send me some kudos for all the folks I’ve helped nudge onto the kale train over the past […]

Water, Water Everywhere

Healthy Foods Water, Water Everywhere by Leanne Ely, C.N.C. I need at least one time a year when I can pontificate about the benefits of water for your health. I mentioned it last week, but this week I’m going to give it you with both hoses–you really need this stuff! It may be the best […]

Worst Salad Toppings

Healthy Foods Worst Salad Toppings by: Leanne Ely, CNC A common misconception in the world of food is– because it’s a salad, it must be healthy. Oh no, do not be fooled by that! Salads can have just as much fat and sometimes even more than a greasy cheeseburger. So I’m going to compile a […]

Most Common Grilling Mistakes

Dinner Diva Most Common Grilling Mistakes by Leanne Ely, CNC   Summer is here! Obviously, I’m a big fan of the grill and I feel as though I’ve spoken at length about it in that regard, so this isn’t another article expressing my unwavering love for this cooking marvel, rather, it’s a cautionary tale. Though […]

Surviving Summer Cookouts

Healthy Foods Surviving Summer Cookouts by Leanne Ely, CNC   Let’s face it, aside from the mosquitoes and humidity (depending on where you live of course), summer is a treat in our seasonal cycle. After the sun begins to set and a faint breeze christens the air, you may hear something close growling – begging […]

DD – Fat, Sugar, & Salt

Dinner Diva Fat, Sugar, & Salt By Leanne Ely, CNC Fat, sugar and salt; the triple threat found in fast food, restaurant food, packaged food, frozen food, and even some foods we prepare ourselves. Our taste buds are so accustomed to the taste and feel of this combo, that we forget what real food is […]