Surprising Ingredients In Your Food

  While consumers are increasingly label- and ingredient-conscious when making food purchases, there are still plenty of items on the market with ingredients most people would find shocking or downright disgusting. Food coloring made from crushed beetles, anyone? Yes, it’s a real thing. Here’s a closer look at just some of the surprising stuff being used…

Roasted Green Tomato Soup

Ahhh winter is finally here and the weather forecast in your area is probably cold or you’re having a bit of snow. Stepping out in this kind of cold weather this time of year can be daunting.   No better time then to bust out your favorite soup recipes! This particular recipe is healthy, easy, inexpensive, and…

Tofu Fries

Who doesn’t love to chomp on French fries occasionally? Of course I like to make healthier alternatives when feeding my son so I had an idea to make some Tofu Fries! I made these two ways. One with a sweet smokehouse rub and spicy cilantro sauce (above pic).  The other way was Asian style with…

Fruit Skewers

Today’s blog post is something really cool I did and I think all the parents and/or people who interact with kids out there will enjoy this as well.  Not sure if many of you know I am the mother to a busy little boy named, J’den, who turns 3 years old in May.  I am constantly…