Eat Nutritiously to Fight Holiday Depression

Man in winter coat walking down a snow-covered, tree-lined road

We are completely entrenched in the Christmas season and for so many, also completely entrenched in holiday depression. Having gone through holiday bouts of depression myself, I will never discount anyone’s depression. I will tell you however, there are things you can do to fight the oppression of depression. Even if you don’t “feel” like […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Cranberries for Thanksgiving

Cranberries on a wooden table next to a steel bowl full of cranberries

Tis the season for cranberries! Around the holidays you can find fresh cranberries just about anywhere, so there’s no excuse for buying those nasty cans of jellied cranberry sauce! Cranberries aren’t only beautiful, they’re also full of nutrition. Cranberries are full of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, potassium, iron, magnesium, and folate. Cranberries contain antioxidants and […]

Delicious Thanksgiving – Paleo Style!

Thankgiving turkey and sides on platters on a white table

Oh, how I adore Thanksgiving. Family and feasting and giving thanks-what could be better than that? Here in the US, our Thanksgiving marks the unofficial kick-off to the holiday season, too, so it really is an exciting time. Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away, and you may be thinking about what is on the menu. […]

5 Simple Thanksgiving Rescues

When it comes to one of the biggest meals of the year, do you have one dish that you always seem to mess up? The dressing too dry or the gravy too lumpy? You know what I’m talking about! Today, I’m going to save you from making some of the most common Thanksgiving dinner flubs […]

Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

It doesn’t take long for those familiar comfort food cravings to set in with the onset of fall, does it? There are days that I would do just about anything for a big scoop of macaroni and cheese! But as much as I love mac and cheese, I just don’t eat that way anymore. Lucky […]

Getting creative with pumpkin

With the end of November comes the end of pumpkin season. You know what that means–we need to make the most out of this year’s harvest because you just can’t find a good pumpkin any other season! Why not challenge yourself to see how many ways you can enjoy pumpkin this week? Let me give […]

10 Fall Super Foods

variety of fall foods on a white marble surface

Harvest time is like Christmas for me. So many delicious and healthy foods are in season that I can hardly eat enough to get in all the foods I want to eat. I’m popping these Fall superfoods into my smoothies (sweet potatoes), soups (pumpkin), and desserts (pears). I like to bulk up on all of […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Shallot Secrets (shhh)

Shallots are in season right now across the US, so today we’re going to give you a trick, a tip, and a fabulous recipe to use with this wee root vegetable. Time to fess up y’all! Have you ever encountered a shallot in an ingredient list and tossed in an onion instead? You might think […]

Dinner Diva: School Night Supper Shortcuts

During the summer, meals tend to be a lot more relaxed than they are during the school year. That just tends to be the nature of the beast. With autumn comes routine, as those school days tend to add a lot of activities to the family calendar. Not only do you have to do all […]

7 Tips For Grilling Produce

a variety of grilled veggies on a grill plate

I shared some tips with you recently about grilling but there’s more to barbecue season than burgers and steaks! Why turn on the stove to cook your veggies when you have a perfectly good hot grill already prepped? Never mind the fact that grilled veggies and fruits taste like something out of Heaven — if […]