Archive | October, 2015

Healthy Eating Habits Survey

28 Oct

Friends! I need your help. I am doing some research into views about healthy eating habits and obstacles which stand in the way of meeting goals in this area. I have a few questions I was hoping you would be willing to help me with. I created a nifty survey monkey questionnaire to assist with […]


Homemade Beef Lasagna: My Tricks to Make it Easier

25 Oct

Making homemade lasagna can seem like too difficult and time-consuming of a task to undertake.  And, this can be true! But, thankfully, there are many ways to make the process much quicker and easier which means enjoying homemade lasagna whenever you want.  This can be a life saver during the cold and busy holiday season! My […]


Japanese Pork Dumplings

22 Oct

In the spirit of finding multiple uses for one homemade ingredient – I wanted to post this recipe for Japanese dumplings right away.  The filling is exactly the same as the mixture used for my Japanese meatballs with garlic and leek soba noodles. When I make this recipe, I always double the meat mixture so […]


Japanese Pork Meatballs with Garlic and Leek Soba Noodles

19 Oct

To make any new practice into a habit, you have to create rituals that work for you.  Cooking at home more often is no different and creating efficiencies will spur you on to continue. One certain way to cook efficiently is to use one homemade element to set yourself up to make multiple dinners.  Italian meatballs are always a […]


Beet, Banana & Strawberry Smoothie

13 Oct

As the days get shorter and germs seem to be getting people sick just about everywhere you turn, remember that there is at least one thing you can do to spike your energy levels and immunity. Food choices! Smoothies are a great choice for breakfast or a snack because, unlike a juice, they provide fiber […]


Mixed Berry Muffins – Refined Sugar, Flour & Egg Free!

4 Oct

When there’s no time for smoothies or homemade porridge, a grab and go breakfast option can be the difference between starting off the day on the right foot or struggling to stay on track. And… what could be more portable than a muffin? By now, you’ve gathered that cutting down on refined sugar and flour will bring great benefits to your […]