Common Cooking Salts

Dinner Diva Common Cooking Salts By Leanne Ely, CNC Let’s face it. If we’re in a kitchen cooking, chances are we’ll be using salt at some point, whether it’s searing, boiling, grilling, roasting, or baking. The chances that salt is involved probably averages in at 99 percent. But did you know that there are actually […]

The Ultimate Spice Cabinet Clean Out

Food For Thought The Ultimate Spice Cabinet Clean Out by Leanne Ely, CNC   How many of us have professed to want to eat healthier, lose weight and get organized? It’s almost as if these three things are the ultimate trifecta! Believe it or not, one of the best ways to do all three of […]

7 Satisfying Salty Snacks

Healthy Foods 7 Satisfying Salty Snacks by Leanne Ely, CNC   Worrying about excess salt has become an obsession as of late–you cannot turn on the television without someone pushing the salt alarm. One would think pulling salt completely out of the diet would be a healthy thing. But salt is important to our bodies […]

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 […]

Seasoned With Salt

Image via Wikipedia You will notice in a lot of my recipes, I say “salt and pepper to taste” There is a reason for this—not because I’m trying to frustrate you! Salt should be added slowly and, depending on the recipes, in steps. That’s how the pros do it and it makes sense—this is how […]

Dinner Diva – Sodium

You will notice in a lot of my recipes, I say “salt and pepper to taste” There is a reason for this–not because I’m trying to frustrate you! Salt should be added slowly and, depending on the recipes, in steps. That’s how the pros do it and it makes sense–this is how to get the […]