Lose Weight and Lower Cholesterol by Eating This MisunderstoodFruit

One of my very favorite foods is the avocado. This unique, buttery, fruit is so versatile and nutritious that, rather than apple, for me it’s an avocado a day. Perhaps people think anything that tastes this good and rich must be bad for you, because somehow avocados have gotten the reputation of being unhealthy indulgences.… Read More Lose Weight and Lower Cholesterol by Eating This MisunderstoodFruit

What You Need to Know About Corn in 1,000 Words or Less.

Corn is a summer staple, a must at backyard barbecues, and one of the most versatile plants around. Just think of all corn gives us; tortillas, corn bread, tamales, popcorn, hush puppies, hominy grits (not my favorite but very high on some people’s list) polenta, corn pone, corn bakes, succotash, and the list goes on.… Read More What You Need to Know About Corn in 1,000 Words or Less.

Christine Pirello is America’s Healthy Cooking Teacher

I first discovered Christina Pirello on her PBS show “Christina Cooks!” It soon becomes obvious Christina is an authority on natural and whole foods, as well as passionate about her mission to help others change their diets from standard, unhealthy, American fare to whole food, healthy cooking. She came by her mission, and her expertise,… Read More Christine Pirello is America’s Healthy Cooking Teacher

How to Assemble a Cheese Board or Buffet

According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center the demand for cheese has been one of the most significant factors influencing the dairy industry. Increased cheese consumption can be attributed, in part, to more people traveling to Europe and growth in specialty, artisan, and farmstead cheeses. Whether you’re throwing something together for unexpected guests or planning… Read More How to Assemble a Cheese Board or Buffet