Friday recipe: healthified broccoli cauliflower gratin

Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage and bok choy are superheroes of health, because they contain vitamins, …

Friday recipe: spring asparagus angel hair pasta

Tomorrow is opening day for one of my favorite Des Moines events: the Downtown Farmers’ Market! Held every Saturday through …

Friday recipe: wild rice salad

When my family hosted a Japanese high school student recently, we had a great time introducing her to American foods …

Friday recipe: “healthified” monkey bread

My daughter is a monkey bread maniac. Who can blame her? Gooey, brown-sugary, buttery – all good. Well, except for …

Friday recipe: spicy lentils and tomatoes

I can’t say that I love to cook (although I’ll bake brownies any day of the week), but I do …

Friday recipe: no-oil cornbread

Today you’re getting a cornbread recipe for no reason other than cornbread sounds really good to me today! Random, I …

Friday recipe: healthy banana bread

One of my fave blogs had this healthified banana bread recipe recently and I’m looking forward to trying it: High …

Friday recipe: roasted asparagus

Spring is here and that means it’s time for fresh veggies! Yay! The first you’ll be seeing at farmers’ markets …

Friday recipe: grilled shrimp & black beans

It’s so nice out I imagine some folks will be pulling out the grill this weekend. Here’s a yummy-sounding fresh …

Friday recipe: chewy fruit & oatmeal bars

I always tend to snack more and crave treats on the weekend so I’ve been looking for healthier things to …

Friday recipe: easy muffins

The DMU marketing department’s office is on the fourth-floor of the Academic Center. So when our fellow fourth-floor friends started …

Friday recipe: gluten-free blueberry clafoutis

A few weeks ago, Dr. Melita Schuster from the DMU Clinic gave a campus presentation on gluten-free diets. She talked …