Taco Seasoning

Kristin Miller is joining us on the blog today … offering us a quick and natural alternative to packaged taco seasoning. Happy Cooking!! We have been making lots of dishes lately calling for “Taco Seasoning” I looked up the ingredients for the...

Low Carb Appetizers

Last weekend, I helped my mom prepare food for a bridesmaids’ luncheon for my sister. Showers, parties, weddings, and luncheons tend to be breeding grounds for high carb foods. I wanted to share two fabulous low carb appetizers that my mom prepared. I must be honest;...

What to Believe about Fats? First Some Basics

Before going further in a discussion about dietary fat, it would be helpful to explain the 3 different types of fat and implications for our health. Fats are simply chains of carbon atoms strung together in different lengths and are called short, medium or long chain...

Cooking: An Essential Human Skill

I previously wrote about the economic advantage of home meal preparation and cooking as well as the fact that home cooked meals taste better and make a home “homey”. My last post emphasized the benefits to children of family meals shown both in scientific...

Family Meals

Essayist Bonnie Wolf of NPR reports, “June Cleaver has left the building. She’s taken with her Ward’s slippers, her good pearls and the illusion of the perfect family sitting down to dinner together every night. It seems pretty self-evident that the...