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Fresh Fruit Tartlets With Creme Patisserie

Fresh Fruit Tartlets With Creme Patisserie

My baking instructor in Culinary school described pastry cream as “the most outrageously decadent pudding you will ever eat” — and she’s totally right. While I could certainly eat it by the spoonful, pastry cream is really intended as a filling for things like cream […]

The Mommy Burnout: How To Recharge and Reclaim Your Life

The Mommy Burnout: How To Recharge and Reclaim Your Life

The idea of being a Stay-at-Home Mom, before I had kids was plump full of sunshine filled trips to the beach, laughter around the dinner table, teaching them how to play soccer, storytime and countless hours of cuddling- and then I had kids. None of […]

10 Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Vegetables

10 Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Vegetables

Kids seated at the table…nutritious meal served…child’s face contorts when the green thing is spotted on the plate…parental charade of calm quickly fades as child utters – ”I don’t want it”. This all too familiar scene evokes a universal sigh from parents around the globe. […]

Pear and Pomegranate Salad with Orange Poppyseed Vinaigrette

Pear and Pomegranate Salad with Orange Poppyseed Vinaigrette

Pear and Pomegranate Salad!  This salad is loaded with goodness, fresh and juicy pear, tart and sweet pomegranate, crunchy pecans, and creamy feta.  All drizzled with a glorious drool worthy orange poppyseed vinaigrette.  Does life get any better?? Well. March has come and gone.  April […]

Guest Post: Healthy Ranch Chicken Salad

Guest Post: Healthy Ranch Chicken Salad

Thank you so much to Norma for allowing me to guest post on her site today. I am so excited to be sharing one of my favorite recipes with you all today. Like every good Midwestern girl, I have an intense love of everything ranch. […]

27 Alkaline Foods That Aid In Chronic Pain, Obesity and Heart Disease

27 Alkaline Foods That Aid In Chronic Pain, Obesity and Heart Disease

Let’s face it, the Standard American Diet is just plain SAD. With processed “quick and easy” foods, fast foods, and genetically modified foods, our bodies go through a lot in just one day. And it’s not just about the horrible ingredients that go into everything; […]

20 Foods That Are Better Than Painkillers

20 Foods That Are Better Than Painkillers

Even though the majority of us are aware of the things and routines that need to be done in order to maintain a healthy balance, only a few follow these. Having a healthy lifestyle includes eating whole grains, no sugar, no soda, no alcohol, no […]

Ooey Gooey Giant Cinnamon Roll Cake

Ooey Gooey Giant Cinnamon Roll Cake

As a food blogger, we’re always trying to come up with something new and creative to share and inspire our readers. Sometimes we succeed and break ground with something new and creative! Other times, after thinking we have achieved this, we realize that our idea isn’t quite […]

7 Reasons Why Foodies Make The Best Friends

7 Reasons Why Foodies Make The Best Friends

A friend who appreciates food as much as you do is the best friend of all. They know that feasting is always a good idea and that happiness indeed comes in a basket of cheese fries. They also get that the time and place for […]

Heavy Metals Discovered In 40% of Protein Powder

Heavy Metals Discovered In 40% of Protein Powder

Healthy eating enthusiasts may want to reconsider their protein powder choices in light of a new study that shows 40 percent of 134 brands tested have elevated levels of heavy metals, with certified organic products twice as likely to contain heavy metals as non-organic powders. […]