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I cook because cooking is very personal and individualized; where you can share your journey and discover others. The act of creating something extraordinary out of nothing with a few simple ingredients.

Eat a small snack before going out

Before heading out to an outing, errands, a party, or even dinner, eat a small snack before.  This will help prevent overeating and “eyes bigger than your stomach.”  If you are fully hungry before going out, this can lead to snacking more than usual, eating large portions, fast food, etc.   Healthy small snack ideas: Cheese … Read More

Morning Pastries Don’t Have to be Unhealthy

Happy Saturday!  I love having morning pastries, especially on the weekends.  I don’t go out very often and buy them, but I do bake my own on a monthly basis.  They are so homey, warm, and delicious to pair with breakfast.  The trick is to have a small portion and not make it your WHOLE … Read More

Let’s Cook and Meal Prep

Let’s Cook + Meal Prep Custom healthy meal prep, keeping nutrition at the forefront! Offering Weekly Meals & for Special Occasions Perfect for busy, working families and those with specific dietary needs Let’s turn family friendly and comfort meals into healthier versions! *Custom menus for you (changes weekly) *Meals can be refrigerated or frozen *Grocery … Read More

Keep an Immersion Blender Handy

An immersion blender is a small hand stick blender that is compact.  This gets submerged into a pot or bowl to puree, rather than pouring liquid into a regular blender.  Main uses for this type of blender are for pureeing soups, sauces, vinaigrettes, pesto, mayonnaise, etc.  Typically the immersion blender will come with a small … Read More

Labor Day Fun and Food

Tomorrow is Labor Day typically filled with family, friends, food and drink.  We gather in the hot sun in the backyard with the grill fired up and pool floating.  I strive to make a variety of food or have it be potluck style.  There is always beer and cocktails flowing but this year I want … Read More

Freeze Your Grains and Pastas

Spend one day a week or once a month cooking your healthy grains and pastas – true meal prep!  This will save you so much time when trying to prepare lunch or dinner (usually last minute).  Cook the grains or pastas, then once cooled place into gallon bags, press flat, and label with the name … Read More

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