Healthy Summer Snacks Summer is my favorite time of year! Seriously, even during periods of dismal heat and humidity, I love the long days, warm temperatures, summer activities and all the fresh, garden foods available. Taking the kids for a day at the park, afternoon swims, vacations at the beach, and lots of other activities Read the full article…

Power Lunch

Growing up in the south in a small town, eating lunch “out” meant sporting the local “all-you-can-eat” buffet or the closest “mom and pop” restaurant establishment that offered daily Blue Plate Specials. Even on Sunday, after church, our meals were huge spreads prepared by a family member. Interestingly enough we seemed to look forward to Read the full article…

Something New With Asparagus

  “Spring”…just the word conjures up all types of positive thoughts and emotions. “All things are new”…green grass (especially after yesterday’s storm!), new buds on the trees, blooming flowers, rain showers and sunshine. I also think of Easter, a celebration of hope for all believers. Easter is also a great time for family gatherings around Read the full article…