Cauliflower and Mushroom Polenta

Cauliflower & Mushroom Polenta

Today is one day shy of 11 years that we buried my mom. Each year as we approach Mother’s Day,[...]

thai coconut shrimp saute

Thai Coconut Shrimp Sauté

Find this article in print in today’s edition of The Reading Eagle. Have you ever stopped to reflect on longevity?[...]

Beet Brushetta

Beet Brushetta

Intense and earthy, the red beet vegetable gets it’s glorious color from a pigment called betalain. Beets most commonly come[...]

Hasselback Root Veggies

Hasselback Root Veggies

I’m constantly looking for new and different way to serve vegetables to my children, especially because we interact with so[...]

winter kale salad with butternut squash

Let Time Stand Still with Winter Kale Salad

It feels like the older you get the faster time goes by. My husband and I just celebrated our 15[...]

ravioli and greens

Holiday Week Ravioli + Greens

So many of us are busy at this time of year, so I wanted to provide an idea to grace[...]

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Lately this has become my “go-to” way to prepare broccoli. There isn’t as much heaviness as you might think with[...]

apricot bars

Apricot Bars

I would like to introduce you to one of my mom’s easiest but most crowd pleasing recipes, the apricot bar.[...]

Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

Fall is a great time to return to gratitude and thanksgiving, and there is no better time than the present[...]

Arugula and Fig Pizza

Arugula + Fig Pizza

Ahhh September. It’s the time of the year when the kids go back to school and everyone gets back into[...]

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

What is the secret to longevity and vitality…you know, the foundation that the longest living people on earth know about[...]

French Toast Casserole

Why does the Standard American Diet make us sick? Sometimes I think it’s not as much the food as it[...]

quinoa salad

Quinoa Salad

Each day, people of all ages are faced with choices that shape their life. The ability to persevere and be[...]

cheese for grilling

Cheese for Grillin’

One-pot meals that combine a pasta green and veggies are my favorite, and now that the weather is finally starting[...]

Chipotle Mac & Cheese

Chipotle Mac & Cheese

People from all walks of life ask me for guidance on how to get their kids to eat healthier. It’s[...]

blueberry muffins

Blueberry Muffins

As hard as it is to admit, stress contributes tenfold to disease, and the conversation has never been more relevant[...]

pad thai

Pad Thai at Home

Valentine’s day is fast approaching, and if you would like to skip the crowds and prepare a meal for your[...]

the best green smoothie ever does not taste like dirt

Eagles Green Smoothie

Over the past century, most of the infectious diseases that once crippled our society have been conquered through medical advancements.[...]

simple winter salad

Simple Winter Salad

What I love most about this time of year is that it’s perfect for setting goals. Whether your goals are[...]

saturday morning pancakes

Saturday Morning Pancakes

’Tis the season for lazy Saturday mornings when there’s nothing better than imperfect pancakes by a cozy fire. We always[...]

tuscan bean stew

Tuscan Bean Stew

This year was definitely the exception to pumpkin spice weather, with the mild temperatures carrying us into November it was[...]

veggie couscous TWEAD

Veggie Couscous

Never before has the world become so cognizant of the relationship between nutrition and disease. It’s been a hard sell[...]

Chick Pea Wrap

When I first started writing recipe articles for Berks County, I remember running in to a friend at the farmer’s[...]

Old Fashioned Broccoli Salad

Old Fashioned Broccoli Salad

Lunchbox logistics sometimes make me crazy between packing for myself, my husband, and my children, but coming up with an[...]