Busy Schedule

For dinner tonight I wanted to use up a few leftover ingredients in the refrigerator so I went with a fresh tomato, basil, and mozzarella pizza! I used a store-bought crust, but would have liked to make a homemade if I had the time. I am still getting used to working full time and managing my time after I get home from work....more

Healthy Options at Chick-fil-A

I cannot believe it’s been a week since my last post, things have been so hectic with school and my internship that I lost track of time!...more

The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup

There has been recent speculation about the health risks associated with the consumption of high fructose corn syrup. Before 1970, most of the sugar we ate was derived from sugar beets and cane sugar; however, since then sugar derived from corn (high fructose corn syrup) has become a popular sweetener due to the abundance in corn production around the country. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is cheap to produce, sweet, and easy to store - making it an ideal preservative in processed foods to increase their shelf life....more

Delicious Cobb Salad!

I had a craving for Cobb salad this week and got a great recipe from Smitten Kitchen which I modified slightly!...more

Asparagus and Turkey Bacon Alfredo

I  found this recipe in the May edition of Taste of Home Healthy Cooking magazine and modified it to suit me for dinner tonight....more

Sustainable Seafood

I recently went to an event on Sustainability for the Chicago Dietetic Association where there was a speaker from the Chicago Shedd Aquarium who came to speak about sustainable seafood....more