Freshman 15

I met a young lady who was complaining about the “Freshman 15” that she has gained thus far her freshman year at a university here in North Carolina. She couldn’t understand it; all she was eating was salads! She was eating healthy, or so she thought. Once we talked, the light bulb that went off […]

Tips Tricks & a Recipe – Soup (Part 2)

Today’s focus is on Soup (Part 2) How can you not like soup? Soup is good food, great food even. The way I make soup, it’s definitely not a first course, it’s the main event! Soup is budget-friendly and simple to make…no need to use canned stuff. You just need some help to make it! […]

Change of Seasons

Dear Friends, The weather is cold and crisp here in North Carolina! So being the foodie that I am, I have this tendency to gauge the seasons by what I’m cooking. The leaves have changed and blown away, we’ve enjoyed our Thanksgiving feasts and it’s just plain cold outside. And as much as I love […]

What a Waste

I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage, “waste not, want not.” We’ve all grown up with that saying. In our parents and grandparents time, the very idea of wasting food was unthinkable. Today, it’s the norm with nearly 40% of food purchased wasted everyday. When you consider that the most flexible thing in our budgets […]