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Delicious and nutritious: corn – summer’s candy

Zea mays. Maize. Maiz. All of these terms refer to what we typically call corn. There is perhaps no other food that says ‘summer’ like fresh corn on the cob. Aside from being delicious, corn has a very important role in the history of the Americas, especially in Mesoamerica, the region that is now known […]

This Valentine’s Day Give a Gift From the Heart!

A lot of people start to sweat and panic when thinking about what to give their sweetheart on Valentine’s Day. The usual gifts come to mind: a box of chocolates, a bouquet of flowers, dinner and a movie or other tried and true gifts. However, February is not only the month to celebrate love. It’s […]

Simple Food Resolutions For The Whole Year

As I’ve mentioned in my previous New Year’s resolutions blogs, resolutions are successful when they are specific in nature, measurable and realistic. Continued success is enhanced when a plan or steps detailing how the goal will be achieved exists. There are many food related resolutions one can make: reduce portion sizes, minimize late night snacking, […]

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

The flu season is under way in Wisconsin and confirmed cases have been reported. While the best way to stay healthy this flu season is to get vaccinated, there are some other things you can do to protect yourself. Here are a few: 1.  Practice good hand hygiene. Encourage everyone in your family to practice […]

Panko-Crusted Salmon

My eight-year-old daughter loves fish. One of her favorites is salmon and this is one of our favorite ways to prepare it. The recipe comes from Ina Garten popularly known as the Barefoot Contessa on the Food Network show. This is a very easy recipe to make. When preparing fish at home make sure to […]

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