Go ride a bike!

Des Moines is making headlines again, this time with the launch of Bcycle. Right now the only other two cities …

Friday recipe: wheat berry salad

One of my healthy-eating goals is to experiment with whole grains. I’ve started using brown rice instead of white and …

Friday recipe: chocolate souffle

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? The best things about this recipe from Cooking Light is that is makes two individual …

Des Moines dining

If you consider yourself a foodie or just love a good deal, you won’t want to miss Des Moines’ 3rd …

Friday recipe: black bean burger

I used to always have Morningstar Farms black bean burgers in the freezer for a back-up dinner. Then I discovered …

Friday recipe: blackberry-peach smoothie

I love fruit smoothies, especially after a workout. I’m hoping to get peaches at the farmer’s market this weekend to …

Friday recipe: gazpacho

The tomatoes in my garden aren’t quite ripe yet, but when they are I’m going to be making lots of …

Welcome to Des Moines!

Orientation for osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, anatomy and biomedical science students starts August 3, and the physician assistant …

Friday recipe: zucchini cakes

I have a vegetable garden for the first time this year and so far the main thing I’ve harvested is …

Friday recipe: pesto

It’s way too hot to think about cooking anything, so this week’s recipe doesn’t involve the oven. I love pesto …

Med school sneak peak

The DMU Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars Program welcomes 10 undergrad students to campus for the next 3 weeks. They …

Friday recipe: Mediterranean tuna salad

If you’ve read many of my recipe posts, you know I’m a big fan of tuna. Tuna salad sandwiches and …