The Farmer’s Market Cooking Pt. 1

Our local farmer’s market opens this weekend. We live in the Northeast and thanks to an unusually cooler Spring, the harvesting started a few weeks late. I am happy that the market is FINALLY opening and that fresh local produce will be easily accessible to my family. I have decided to make sure that the…

Salad Dressings

Salads are a beautiful and simple way to load your body with healthy vegetables. The downside of a salad for so many is their choice of salad dressing. Store bought dressing are sometimes LOADED with fat, sugar and sodium. I have found, even though their are healthy store bought options available, that homemade is definitely…

Summer Dinners- Part 1

Summer is upon us. I’m not going to lie- I don’t like Summer. I don’t like the heat. I am not a fan of the AC bill. All the fun places I take my homeschooled kids are now PACKED and I don;t want to go any more. This sounds awful. I am a creature of…

Pasta Salads

I love pasta salads. Not necessarily the healthiest thing I put in my body but if I sneak some in as a side dish I’m not that concerned. There are a wide variety of recipes out there and I have experimented with quite a few over the last few years. In this post i will…

Not All Salads Are Created Equal

When I think of a salad I automatically think it will be healthy for me. All you have to do is take a look at the nutritional facts about most restaurant/fast food salads to realize that thought process is dead wrong. Check out what Eat This has shared about some of the most popular restaurant…

Mother’s Day Brunch

Brunch is probably my favorite way to entertain. The perfect time of day for kids, so many food options and it is a great way to entertain guests. I’ve been planning the brunch I will be cooking this Sunday to celebrate Mother’s Day with just my little family of four but I have found so…