Crock Pot Pumpkin Pie Steel Cut Oats


The leaves have officially changed colors to stunning yellows, oranges, and red. Even brown. So pretty. My drive to work each day is straight up north along Lake Michigan and the huge trees that line the coast make me thankful to live in Michigan. Even when it’s cold. I may retract that statement after the… Read more →

RD Q&A vol. 24


Samantha: I don’t know if you have talked about this or not, but can you explain the dangers of high fructose corn syrup and maybe even the difference between that and high maltose corn syrup? What do they do to your body and why does EVERYTHING contain them?! Prevention RD: Samantha, great questions! There are… Read more →

A visit to the CSA & blueberry picking


I’ve wanted to visit our CSA farm since joining and when they announced blueberries being ready for U-pick, I knew it was the time to go. I picked a beautiful 2 lbs of blueberries and paid $4. The weather could not have been more beautiful and one of the owners, the husband of the husband-wife… Read more →

Peach Pineapple Crumble


The second I saw white peaches in stores, I bought 3 pounds. I seriously love peaches, especially white peaches. It just so happened that the first peach appearance of the summer happened to fall during a 10 for $10 pineapple special at Kroger. Needless to say, I had a ton of peaches and a ton… Read more →

Rhubarb Chia Seed Jam


Who’s the most influential man when it comes to nutrition? A household name. Someone with their own afternoon TV show. And books…galore. Does Dr. Oz come to mind? I always enjoy talking to supermarket dietitian and personal friend, Gina, about the inquiries she receives at the store. She can almost pin-point based on a customer’s… Read more →

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