Healthy Mayo Swap

With summer and grilling season upon us, many people will be making more salads and dips using mayonnaise and sour cream.  To make them healthier, consider swapping Greek yogurt for the mayo and sour cream.  Mayo is high in calories and saturated fat.  By using Greek yogurt you can increase your protein and calcium intake. …
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Homemade Popsicles

With summer weather starting to appear, popsicles will become more popular.  They are easy to make and by making your own, you can control ingredients and sugar. They also taste better since they are probably fresher than the ones you buy. I blended vanilla yogurt and fresh strawberries in a blender and froze in molds.…
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Cooking Parties

One of the offerings of Healthy Hands Cooking is cooking parties.  We have been offering kid’s birthday parties and now offer adult parties also.  There are 12 party menus to choose from or I can customize a menu using any of our recipes. I recently did a party for a ladies group and they made brunch…
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Kid’s Cooking Camp

I recently attended the First Annual Healthy Hands Cooking Conference in Orlando and met other instructors from around the country.  It was great to meet other instructors and share stories and ideas.  I will share more stories from the conference in upcoming posts. I have a Kid’s Cooking Camp scheduled for June 12-15 in Fargo…
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Financial Planning Day

This post is not about cooking but another life skill I feel is very important, financial matters.  I recently had a 3-hour car ride with my niece who is getting ready to graduate from high school.  We started talking about financial matters such as credit cards, car loans and mortgages.  Just like learning to cook,…
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