Foodie Friday: Butternut Squash Macaroni Casserole

Posted September 24th, 2021

As we move into fall, grocery stores and farmer’s markets are moving beautiful, health-filled butternut squash to their produce sections! When I saw this recipe from our nutritionists, I realize this also is a perfect fall recipe for those of us who also love, love, love macaroni!  Pasta plus vitamin-packed squash….that is a great idea. Did […]


Foodie Fridays: Apple Bok Choy Salad

Posted September 17th, 2021

While the temps may still be in the 80’s, apple season is upon us! Give this Apple Bok Choy salad a try!  It is easy, healthy and oh so yummy. It is also a good transition into fall salad.   Prep Time: 20 minutes slicing and dicing time Servings: 2 hefty portions Ingredients: 6 cups finely chopped […]


Healthy and Delicious Figs

Posted September 10th, 2021

Let me start by saying I am no fig expert. I just happen to like figs and with a fig tree in my yard with an overabundance of figs this summer, I have learned about their versatility and health benefits. They are a naturally sweet and healthy addition to your diet. A few years ago, […]


Foodie Friday: Watermelon Fruit Pizza

Posted September 3rd, 2021

I know we featured watermelon salad last week, but it is just so good right now! I stumbled upon this recipe for watermelon fruit pizza, a healthy-ish take on more traditional fruit pizzas that have a cookie crust. This one uses the watermelon as the “crust” and is topped with a creamy yogurt mixture and […]


Foodie Fridays: Watermelon Salad

Posted August 27th, 2021

If there is one fruit the screams summer to me, it’s watermelon. I have fond memories of summer picnics, seed spitting contests and fancy fruit baskets carved out of watermelons. Grab one today at the store (now seedless varieties are available!) and whip up this tasty watermelon salad. This is a very refreshing and great […]


A Summer Poem

Posted August 20th, 2021

From Blossoms From blossoms comes this brown paper bag of peaches we bought from the boy at the bend in the road where we turned toward the signs painted Peaches. From laden boughs, from hands, from sweet fellowship in the bins, comes nectar at the roadside, succulent peaches we devour, dusty skin and all, comes […]


Foodie Friday: Couscous Salad

Posted August 13th, 2021

I have a love/hate relationship with lettuce. I love it. It hates me. So, I was looking for an alternative for a summer salad, and one day, was just literally throwing stuff into a bowl when I came up with the scrumptious dish that is great for lunch, dinner, or as a side dish. Christina’s […]


Foodie Fridays-Gazpacho: A Favorite Summer Soup

Posted August 6th, 2021

Now that we are in the hottest month of the year in Pennsylvania, I have found myself digging through my summer recipes for cold foods. One of my favorite dishes to make in the summer is gazpacho. For those who don’t know about gazpacho, it is a Spanish-style soup, served cold typically made from tomatoes […]


Foodie Friday: It’s Berry Season!

Posted July 30th, 2021

July is National Berry Month! If berries aren’t part of your daily diet, now is the perfect time to start eating more of these fruits. Blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries are all great options that are bursting with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. It’s […]


Foodie Fridays: It’s Cucumber Season!

Posted July 23rd, 2021

You never know what will happen when you plant those tiny seeds in early spring. This year did not disappoint when it comes to cucumbers! Mine are going bananas- I am picking 2-3 every day. So, what am I doing with them? Making salads, pickles and just snacking on them with some hummus. These 2 […]