A Basil & Salt Quick Bite: Cooking voted most popular activity for brain health in America

New research has revealed the most popular cerebral activity in America, according to a recent YouGov poll. A recent YouGov survey reveals cooking and baking voted as the first and second most popular brain exercise, respectivelyReading books was voted third most popular cerebral activityCooking beat puzzles, writing, meditation and exercise to the top spot Cooking is … Continue reading A Basil & Salt Quick Bite: Cooking voted most popular activity for brain health in America

Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad

Delicious on its own as a side, or tossed with grilled chicken and wrapped in a tortilla. TOMATO CORN, TOMATO AND AVOCADO SALAD Ingredients 2 ears fresh Dandy® Super Sweet Corn, huskedExtra-virgin olive oilKosher salt2 tablespoons fresh lime juice1/2 teaspoon ground cuminFreshly ground black pepper1 large Hass avocado, cut into 1/2-inch dice1 1/2 cups halved cherry … Continue reading Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad

Silver Fern Farms Launches Venison Products in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

New Zealand's Silver Fern Farms brings two venison products to Safeway stores Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand's leading red meat producer and exporter, is making delicious venison products available for purchase at Safeway supermarkets across the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Silver Fern Farms' versatile ground venison and skillfully selected venison medallions will now be available in 216 Safeway stores in … Continue reading Silver Fern Farms Launches Venison Products in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

A Shift in the Direction of “You”

Find the version of YOU that you've always been looking for. Practice self-care. We here this a lot, but do you actually know what it means? Do you know how to put it in to practice? Self-care doesn't mean self-indulgent. It doesn't mean being selfish. What it means, is you need to take time to … Continue reading A Shift in the Direction of “You”

Soups to warm your bones on a soggy day

My time machine isn't working properly.  January flew by and I have been trying desperately to hold on to the last few days.  February always brings the promise of spring and while I am eager for warmer, dryer weather, the time is whipping by far too fast.  The one thing I can count on for … Continue reading Soups to warm your bones on a soggy day

The lighter side of eating

I post many decadent desserts and cuisine that have fat and salt content that shoot through the roof.  It would be extremely irresponsible of me to let everyone assume that this is how our family eats on a daily basis while preserving our health and managing our weight. The simple fact is that we eat … Continue reading The lighter side of eating