Clean Broccoli & Bean Soup

B&B Soup

These days it’s all about “clean eating”. This can mean slightly different things to different people. For me it’s all about eating unprocessed foods, foods with a small amount of ingredients, focusing on health not dieting and foods close to their original origin. Wanting a healthier take on a comfort recipe I managed to come […]

Vegan Squash Mac N Cheese


The leaves are gradually changing here in Northern Michigan. This time of year it is hard not to relish in the tastes of fall. This recipe here will definitely help you embrace fall. I found the recipe on Pinterest (of course) and can be found here. I made my own adaption of the recipe changing […]

Easy Fall Health Tips


It’s hard to imagine that it is already time to pack up the beach bags and break out our heavier coats. It is also time to think about our health as the cold and flu season is also approaching. Luckily, there are precautionary steps that we can take to help better our chances of warding […]

Blueberry Lemon Bread


Need a new recipe to use those delicious in season blueberries? Having a fridge full of Michigan blueberries I tried out this yummy recipe the other day. It is a great way to get in some fruit and whole grains. I modified this recipe here. Ingredients 2 cups of whole wheat Flour 1 1/2 tsp […]

Easy Zucchini Bread Pancakes


Well, I official think we could say it’s summer here in Michigan. This past weekend I was able to pick up my first quart of fresh Michigan strawberries so I say summer is here! I also couldn’t help but get some other goodies like summer squash and zucchini. I can’t wait for more goodies to […]

Summer Food Safety – Tips


It’s that time of year again where summer parties are in full swing. To take in the nice weather most of them are outside with a friendly BBQ. As these parties are loads of fun, we still want to keep in mind basic food safety protocols to insure our loved ones do not get sick. […]

3 Tips to Kick-Start your Healthy Lifestyle


During recent traveling for work and pleasure I have had conversations of how hard it is to get back on the “dieting” bandwagon. That going back to “eating healthy” can be difficult with so many influencing factors out there. One thing that I try to express with anyone I talk to about this topic, is […]

Michigan fruit and veggies guide


As tomorrow is the first day of May many farmers markets around the state will be opening up this weekend. However, if you are from the state, it is hard to imagine with the spring we have had that any produce would be ready yet. I came across this fun fruit and veggie guide by […]

Better Earth


Happy Earth Day to all my readers. Since, here in Northern MI the ground isn’t ready for planting new saplings in honor of the day I thought of some other ways you one could celebrate. 1. Go Meatless – Eating 1 or more meatless meals a week can reduce your impact on the earth by […]

Diabetic Easter Tips


The Holidays can be a stressful time for many, especially if you have diabetes. It is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by all the choices yet still trying to stick with your meal plan. Here are a few tips that I would like to share with you to help you make your loved one more […]