Cooking

I realized at the end that I did not chop a thing! That is thanks to the ingredients I found in the store - the Gourmet Garden basil and garlic tubes and the box of sodium-free pomodoro tomatoes.
 
Cooking

While shopping for rice, I came across this gem. It is called "Forbidden Rice" . This whole grain Chinese black rice has a nutty taste, soft texture, and beautiful rich deep purple color.  It cooked in 20 minutes in the rice cooker and came out perfect. My forbidden rice...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
Cooking

I wanted to do something with the collard greens I just bought at the store. One of the best recipes I ever created using these greens had a bit of brown sugar, black eyed peas and sliced lean ham and was for a project creating healthier African-American recipes. But I was out of the latter ... Warm Apple Collard Salad
Cooking

Today's topic is inspired by this beautiful gallery of fruit pictures. These photos have been taken over time as we have prepared snacks and desserts in our own kitchen and for various projects. I thought it would be fun to assemble all of them for inspiration. Yesterday, as I was putting away the groceries and ... Fruity Inspirations
Cooking, Kids

You might love this fun project - we made a big head out of vegetables when coming up with a theme for a poster. I just came across this picture while organizing files on the computer!! Imagine using this for a fun Halloween theme - making a bunch of...