Right Bites -The Why and How of Nourishing Your Children

Why does nutrition matter in the birth to 23 month timeframe? This is a critical time for growth and development of: brain muscles bone heart digestive tract healthy immune system This is the time when children can develop a healthy eating

Cherry Cassata Cake: A Valentine’s Day treat for your favorite sweet!

My mother-in law used to make a cassata cake for my husband each year for his birthday. I put my own special spin on this recipe for a treat for my sweet! INGREDIENTS Chocolate pound cake- homemade or store bought

Why Produce in a Can Should Be Part of Your Nutrition Plan

Staying safe from the virus and inclement weather is top of mind for many of us right now, yet we want to #nourishtoflourish within our financial, culinary and time availability limits. For some that may mean eating on a budget,

Planting the Seed to Help Your Health Succeed

We are a few weeks into the new year- has your food choices resulted in something to cheer or jeer? So often we bite off more than we can chew in the quest for a new and healthier you, but

Cherries from Chile: A Reason to Cheer as we Welcome the NEW YEAR

As we enter 2021, why not work on creating a #healthyselfie with food choices, attitude, fitness and better sleep? One of the easiest and best ways to do this is by adding more produce to your glass, bowl or plate.

The Gift of Healthy Selfie from the Goodness on your Shelfie!

One of the most loved components of the holiday season is giving and gifting. We research the perfect gifts, prepare delicious meals and revel in the joy of holiday gatherings. But what we may not do enough is practice self-care.

Why I am a Fan of Produce as Part of My Thanksgiving Plan

This Thanksgiving is going to look different for all of us. We may be simplifying our meal, opting to stay home rather than roam, downsizing menu choices to accommodate a table for a few or being more finance protective by

Mediterranean Potato Crust Pizza

INGREDIENTS FOR CRUST 1-20 ounce bag shredded potatoes, in refrigerator section of grocery store ¾ cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt 1 egg, large 2 teaspoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt Cracked ground pepper to taste TOPPINCS ½ can fire

Giving Thanks to Those Who Raise and Grow the Foods We Love and Know

The next time you sit down to your lasagna , salad with greens, fruits and cheese, or smoothie with yogurt and fruit – thank the dairy farmers and produce growers. They feed the need, take heed with the care of

Cheering for Cherries

Cherries are a beautiful sight and a sweet bite. They are fabulous right out of the bag, but also unleash culinary creativity and versatility to recipes. Here are a few spins on old favorites to add the flavor to savor.