With eating fads like the Paleo diet all the rage right now, you might wonder if eating a vegetarian, or mostly vegetarian diet, is the way to go. After all, the Paleo diet advocates a high amount of protein from animal products - namely beef, eggs and chicken. Knowing that eating a high protein, high saturated fat diet can be hard on your kidneys and heart, a vegetarian diet might just be the better choice....more
If the color of this pesto doesn’t shout “Spriiiiiing!”, I don’t know what does.And if the hearty, fragrant, deliciously chewy pairing of it with barley risotto and crispy, salty little olives doesn’t keep you full for a week, I don’t know what will....more
From time to time, people will ask me which season is my favorite for food. I have to say, it's a really tough call. I love fall for the sweet potatoes, butternut squash, pumpkin, cranberries, and (obviously) apples. Winter, with its roasts, soups, and stews is always great. And seriously...who doesn't love fresh summer produce?...more
I recently did a meditation challenge and one day the intro discussion talked about following your bliss or talent and using it to help others as part of living in "perfect health". I thought about this for days...there are so many things I love to do and that I have an interest in. How could I possibly follow my 'bliss' and still take care of my son, be fully engaged with my family and friends, and pay the mortgage? ...more
Do most members of your family shun the word broccoli? Does saying it have to come with the tagline “c’mon… eat it, it’s good for you!” ?Well then, here’s a sure fire way to make your family go vegetarian without them knowing it! This truly healthy buffalo kind curbs the cholesterol and saturated fat content without sacrificing the fiery taste. They’ll be twisting and shouting their way to fired up palates while you sit back in guilt free pleasure....more
After using almond milk regularly and talking to people and watching informative videos and reading blogs I was finally inspired to try it making it myself. I'm glad I did. I like the taste better, I like the price better, and I like anything I can do myself better.
When I first started cooking, I remember hearing people say they could never go back to store-bought such and such. I remember thing, "Yeah right. I buy that stuff already made and it's really good and much easier." Well, I'm one of those people now because I'm here to tell you that I don't think I'll ever go back to buying granola. Not when there are so many great recipes out there. Not when I can control the quality, quantity, and balance of ingredients when I make my own granola....more
We can all learn a little something about foods kids love by interacting with the Wisest Kid widget. Check out these posts to soak up some wisdom from our bloggers’ kids, and to learn more about how Campbell’s® Condensed soups can be a great addition to your go-to meal time solution. Read more