Up-and-Coming Michelin Star Worthy Chefs in the UK – Guest Post

One of the ways to tell if you’re eating at one of the top restaurants in the world is if it’s been rated by the Michelin Guide. This guide, which is the oldest restaurant guide in Europe, sends its anonymous reviewers to restaurants. They do not reveal who they are or their connection to Michelin…

Farmer’s Market – Roasted Pasta Sauce/Happy Birthday Mom!

I can’t believe it’s the middle of September and I haven’t gone to my towns farmers market. My weekend started getting up at 6:20 a.m. on Saturday to drop off my daughter at school for another cross country meet. The bus was leaving at 7:00 a.m! Quite a difference from most Saturdays when I sleep…

Benefits of ceramic cookware – guest blog post

(photo courtesy of Ceramcor) Thanks to my friend Alicia – who is sharing information about the benefits of using ceramic cookware Why Your Cookware Plays A Part In A Healthier You The journey to a healthy lifestyle typically begins by shopping for sensible food options. More fruits and vegetables and cutting back on junk food…

Sweet Pickled Jalapenos + Sunshine

I was excited to make this version of pickled jalapenos. I am probably one of the few people who hates dill pickles, dill pickled jalapenos, dill potato chips, etc…. No dill for me! But sweet and spicy pickles/jalapenos – I LOVE those! This is super easy to put together – less than 10 minutes from…

Breakfast stir fry

I mostly make my breakfast at home and then eat it once I get to work. I do that for a few reasons. One is if I eat before I got to work, I’m starving by 10:00 – and 2nd, I am s.l.o.w. eater. No joke it can take me 30 minutes to finish something…

Taco Soup/Another variation – this one is awesome!

This recipe started because I had 4 baby cans of V8 juice in my fridge that needed to be used. I was thinking of what I could make with it, when I thought of taco soup. The best part about this soup is you can add whatever you want to it practically and it still…

The best foods for body and brain – Student Edition – guest blog post

Guest blog post from The Best Colleges.org I think everyone can benefit from the above information! Question – did you eat healthy when you were in college – or gain the freshman 15 (or more!) Any tips if you did manage to eat healthy on a budget in college – please share in the comments!

Meet Jennifer – weight loss superstar! 100 pounds gone!

1). What was your “Aha” moment when you decided you needed to do something about your weight? It wasn’t when I was teased mercilessly by my classmates. It wasn’t when I couldn’t fit my behind into the most popular rollercoaster of the season. It wasn’t when I needed emergency surgery due to complications from poor…