Homemade Pizza

Pizza is easier to make at home than you may think.  It may also be less expensive and you can control the ingredients.  I typically use recipe for the crust. The recipe also had instructions on how to freeze the dough so it could be made ahead and used when needed. Most recently I used 3…
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Easy Apple Tart Recipe

I recently visited Charleston, SC with a friend.  One night of our trip I attended a cooking class by Chef Bob Waggoner.  The class is limited to 10 students and it is like a dinner party but you make your own meal.  Yes, call me crazy, I pay to make my own meal while on…
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How Much Is A Cup Of Fruits/Vegetables

We hear that we should eat a certain number of fruits and vegetables each day, but sometimes it is difficult to know how much a cup or half cup is.  Here is a guide to half cup and cup servings.  Some examples are 8 strawberries is equal to a cup serving and 12 baby carrots. Some…
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Vegetable Grab Bag

I recently noticed these organic vegetable bags at the Family Fare store on 25th St S in Fargo. For $5.99 you get a green pepper, red pepper, 2 carrots, zucchini, cucumber, scallion and garlic.  Depending on prices, you may save some money buying it this way instead of individually.  Also, some people give the excuse…
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Healthy Valentines Treats

Valentines Day is known for candy but there are easy ways to add healthy options to your day.  At a recent class we made heart shaped toast with whipped cream cheese and sliced strawberries.  You could do the same thing with peanut butter or other nut butters or jelly.  A 9 year old student said…
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