Monthly Archives: June 2013

Summer Salad with Sweet Peaches

I love shopping at Trader Joe’s!  It’s hard to beat $1.99/bag for organic greens and $9.99/lb for wild salmon (two things I buy almost every week).  They recently had a beautiful display of gorgeous peaches for $4.99/box. It wasn’t organic, … Continue reading

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Stay Hydrated

I hope you’re drinking plenty of water in this heat!  We all know about the health benefits of drinking at least 64 oz of water every day. If you have a hard time following this rule (like me), try adding … Continue reading

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A Taste of Christmas in June

I received a sample of panettone bread recently. I’m a food buyer and we’re now planning for the holidays at work. Panettone is a sweet loaf usually enjoyed during Christmas time in Italy (and elsewhere)! It’s nothing like a fruit … Continue reading

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Celebrating Others

I spent the evening with ten lovely ladies tonight. We had gathered to celebrate one of our dear friends birthday and she’s getting married next month! To celebrate these two special occasions, we stuffed our happy bellies with cheese, bread, veggies, … Continue reading

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Chicken Veggie Enchiladas

This has become one of my favorite dishes to make for dinner!  I always try to add lots of veggies to everything  – squash, onions, carrots, spinach, zucchini,  black beans, and corn for this meal.  Instead of using a traditional … Continue reading

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Frozen Whole Grain Waffles

It’s been a super busy weekend! I can’t believe it’s already Sunday.  This breakfast is so easy to make (or assemble!) when you don’t have a lot of extra time, but still want to enjoy a yummy/healthy meal. I topped … Continue reading

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Reaching Out to Your Neighbors

Do you know your neighbors? Focus on the Family covered this very topic last Monday. It was a great broadcast!  Most of us don’t know our neighbors. We may know their names, but not much more.  I want to encourage … Continue reading

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