Friday recipe: turkey soup you’ll gobble up

I try to spend at least a little time every day in “thanksgiving.” I have a lot to be thankful …

Friday recipes: Thanksgiving sides

While I understand people who drool just thinking about next week’s roasted turkey and whipped-cream-covered pumpkin pie, my favorite parts …

Winter market

Obsessed with the Downtown Farmers’ Market during the summer months? Having withdrawals already? Then you’re in luck because I have …

Friday recipe: Asian chicken salad

When it gets colder outside – and, yes, we had our first snow of the season on Monday – my …

Cooking something good (for you) in the wellness kitchen

On a typical Thursday evening, the DMU Wellness Center kitchen hums with activity and radiates delicious aromas. It sounds like …

Friday recipe: thinking about drinking (and couscous)

I’m thinking about drinking, and I promise it’s not because it’s Friday. Rather, I’m contemplating information provided by Joy Schiller, …

Friday recipe: jack’o’lantern joys

Maybe it’s the invigorating temperatures, the beautiful turning leaves or the scent of candy corn in the air, but this …

Friday recipe: baked bean and cheese burritos

I do not come from a bean-eating family. “They make my teeth sharp,” my father always complained, a curious description …

Friday recipe: eggplant smoosh

I recently read with great interest an article in Consumer Reports magazine, which offers more than just those invaluable reviews …

Friday recipe: build a meal around veggies and fruits

I’ve posted recently about the weight management program offered by DMU’s Wellness Program. It’s based on nutritionist Dr. Barbara Rolls’ …

Friday recipe: curried sweet potatoes with apples

Iowa’s fall brings many gifts, including beautiful fall foliage, cooler temperatures, high school and college football games and delicious foods. …

Friday recipe: south of the border chicken stew

As I mentioned on last Friday’s blog, the DMU wellness staff are offering a weight management program that uses nutritionist …