5 Tips for Stress-Free Catering

Dinner Diva 5 Tips on Stress-Free Catering by Leanne Ely, CNC   A few weeks back, I threw a bash for my husband’s birthday and had nearly 50 people in our house. The food was enjoyable, fun and beautifully presented. I had people falling over themselves thinking I had cooked it all from scratch–well hardly! […]

HF – From Cheating to Planning Treats

Healthy Foods From Cheating to Planning Treats by Leanne Ely C.N.C. It’s the holidays and the temptations for goodies is never as great as it is right now. Cakes, cookies, pies, fudge, candy, drinks, sweet breads and so much more are easy to find around any corner. But it’s not just the holidays when we […]

HF – Thanksgiving Freezing Tips

Healthy Foods Thanksgiving Freezing Tips by Leanne Ely, C.N.C. Here is a question I received that I believed warranted answering for everyone– Hi- I LOVE “Saving Dinner”! My husband loves the food even more 🙂 Here is my question: how feasible is it to freeze any Thanksgiving side-dishes in advance (ie cranberry sauce, casseroles, even […]

Five Things

Here are some critical things to help you sail through Thanksgiving this year. Write them down; don’t keep them in your head–1) Guest List. Pretty basic, but seriously, make your list; check it twice and start making those all-important phone calls. Knowing how many to plan for is an integral part of successful holiday planning. 2) […]