Savoring Today

For more than 25 years, I have had a love affair with cooking and a passion for healthy living.  I believe great food goes beyond flavor or nourishment—it fosters relationship. Being purposeful about family meals is one of the significant ways we promote health, meet practical needs, and demonstrate the value of those served at the same time.

Grilled Vegetable Medley

As fickle as it can be, spring has decided to stay so there is more...more

So You Want to Write a Cookbook

I’m not the first and certainly won’t be the last to memorialize a writing experience, by well, writing about it. I have dreamed of writing a cookbook for years. Most of my adult life ....more

Pear & Goat Cheese Appetizer: Easy and Elegant

It was Valentine’s Day, and instead of...more

Hoisin-Sesame Asparagus

It would seem there is a...more

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

Lately, I’ve been cooking like my hair is on fire. I have a self-imposed deadline of March 31 to finish writing...more

In My Kitchen ~ March 2015

In my kitchen … is the window over my sink, telling the story of each season. As the snow began to melt from the roof, the icicles...more

Meatloaf with Sweetly-Spiced Glaze: Comfort is King

Growing up, meatloaf wasn’t the comfort food it is for me today. It was more like dreaded food because the massive chunks of onion were never pleasant for a kid who...more

7 Ways to Love Your Valentine Beyond the Holiday

Valentine’s Day was the first holiday to roll around when my husband and I started dating, this will be our 27th. He made quite an impression that first year with gifts, perfume, flowers, dinner … our relationship was new, and he was in wooing-mode. We were married later that year, and.. ....more

14 Healthy Super Bowl Party Recipes

The Super Bowl seems to arrive just in time to extinguish the best of New Year intentions to “get serious about getting healthy.” I already planned to highlight healthy food choices for this round-up, but wasn’t sure if people would be looking to finish a healthier party with more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...more

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Roasted Garlic Aioli

According to food trend gurus, Brussels sprouts are on the rise. Considering...more