Recipes

Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread {Recipe ReDux}

Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to the next tailgate party with this Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread brimming with flavor and nutrition.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time. For as long as I can remember, hummus has been in the refrigerator of any home I have lived in. My memories of hum… read more »

7 Ways to Improve Your Fruit and Vegetable Intake

Reap the benefits of fruits and vegetables with seven fun ways to eat more of them. After all, More Matters when it comes to fruits and veggies!  This post was written by guest blogger Tracy Williams You know eating fruits and vegetables is an important part of a healthy diet, but did you know that more than 90 percent of adults and children do not eat the recommended amount? That’s the main reason why the whole month of September we celebrate Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month. September may be… read more »

Enjoy Wild Blueberries All Year Long

Summer may be over, but wild blueberries and their nutritional benefits are available all year long! Learn why they’re so good for you and get a peek into how they’re grown and harvested.  I was a guest of The Wild Blueberry Association of North America in Bar Harbor, Maine, on an all-expense paid trip to learn all about wild blueberries. I was not compensated to write this post, and as always, all opinions expressed are my own. Now that fall is here, you may not see many pints of blue… read more »

Classic (Jewish) Chicken Soup {Recipe ReDux}

A family favorite, traditional chicken soup is soothing and delicious. Perfect to start any Jewish holiday meal or to cure a cold.  With the start of fall comes the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), and Sukkot (one of the three pilgrimage festivals). In my family, as in many Jewish families I know, it is tradition to serve chicken soup at the start of all of these holiday meals. Luckily, chicken soup is one of those recipes that keeps getting bet… read more »

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Watermelon Salsa {Recipe}

The whole family can participate in taco night with this smoky chipotle beef taco topped with cooling guacamole and watermelon salsa!  A few weeks ago I shared my recipe (and entry into the Beef Checkoff Recipe ReDux sponsored contest) for Steak Tacos with Nectarine Corn Salsa. These tacos were absolutely delicious and I highly recommend making them for the whole family. One issue that came up when eating them though, was that the sliced steak was a little challenging to eat in a taco, especially for t… read more »