Cooking Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult

Recent studies are showing that we now have 2 full generations of families who don’t know how to cook – a lifetime skill that is so very important but is being lost.   I feel cooking should be considered a past time and way to provide healthy meals for your family instead of a chore.  By…
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Healthier Cooking With Air Fryer

Air frying is a technique that you can fry, grill and roast foods without any or a lot of oil.  It can be a healthier way of cooking since in many cases you don’t need any oil or very little. I received an air fryer as a Christmas gift and have used it several times for…
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Watching Your Sugar Intake

Added sugar in products provides calories with no added nutrients and can damage your metabolism in the long run.  Eating too much sugar is linked to weight gain and various diseases like type II diabetes and heart disease.  The recommended daily amounts of sugar for young children is 3-4 teaspoons, pre teens and teens 5-8 teaspoons, men…
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Shortbread Cookie Bar Recipe

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to get the taste of sugar cookies, try this recipe.  It only takes 3 ingredients, butter, sugar and flour.  Actually, the recipe I made called for the same amount of ingredients but used a 9 inch square pan and baking at 325 degrees for 30-35…
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Healthy St Patrick’s Day Snacks

Most holidays are celebrated with food, but it is easy to make many healthier.   Following are some healthier options for St. Patrick’s Day. 63 St. Patrick’s Day ideas Rice Krispie Treats St Patrick’s Day veggie tray         It may be okay to have this or other drinks once in a while…
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