My six-year-old son recently reported to me that my favorite food is salad. Salad? I thought. No way. My favorite food is not salad. It’s cheese. In fact, my dirty secret is that I don’t actually like to make salads.
In case you haven’t figured this out yet, I’m a really picky eater. And as summer has gotten into full swing again, I’ve circled back around to the fact that cookouts are a challenge for me.
I bet you have a favorite vegetable. Mine is asparagus. Or maybe spinach. I like green things. Which is why I’m so happy that it’s Spring! I eat a lot of asparagus in the Spring. But I recently learned (or maybe re-learned?) that my husband hates asparagus. So I’m trying to convince him by sticking […]
I am on a breakfast kick. You already know I love eating my greens for breakfast, and I think you should too. I could seriously be happy eating breakfast all day. So, introducing: the best egg casserole in the whole world! True, there is no sausage in it. Actually, for me, that is exactly what […]
At my house, we like to eat our Thanksgiving dinner in the middle of the afternoon rather than at night. But no matter how much I tell myself to save room for the big meal, my body still thinks it wants to eat at lunchtime. Obviously, the solution is appetizers! You cannot go wrong with these easy […]
Question: What do you serve your family when they visit for Thanksgiving? I’m not talking about the big meal. I’m sure you do the whole turkey and pie thing. (Or maybe you like to order takeout Chinese, who knows?) I’m talking about the rest of the meals. When your out-of-town family comes to stay for more […]
“Greens” is like a love word for me. If someone tells me they made a dish with greens (or any specific version of greens, like chard or kale or spinach), I basically swoon. I love greens. My theory is that we begin to crave the things we eat a lot. I eat a lot of […]
It’s the middle of February. Classically a time of year when folks lose interest in all their healthy intentions. How are you doing with your healthy goals? One of my ongoing goals is to eat greens in as many meals as possible. To be totally honest, I have realized that this usually means spinach, which […]
Friends, it’s time for some bitter truth about Thanksgiving. Hang on to your tri-corner hats.
Thanksgiving is next week. It’s next week! How did that happen? My feelings about Thanksgiving have changed pretty significantly since I was a kid.