Friday recipe: Let us eat pie

Today is the day that made me a mom: Nineteen years ago this morning, our son arrived in all his …

Friday recipe: Thai mango relish

Parenting is a humbling experience for two reasons: You quickly realize how little prepared you are for the most important …

Friday recipe: mindfully eating salmon

This week’s recipe, I promise, appears below this rather long post; thanks for indulging me. I’ve got mindless eating on …

Friday recipe: rhubarb salsa

When my family gets together with my parents, sisters and their tribes, I consider the event the epitome of wellness …

Friday recipe: mini spanakopitas

One of the events I look forward to most is Des Moines’ Greek Food Fair, a wonderful tradition of the …

Friday recipe: coconut “cheesefake”

Ahh, Memorial Day weekend…and DMU’s 113th commencement…and this year’s DMU alumni reunion…and the season of high school and college graduations, …

Spicy Pickles: a band you should see and a recipe you should try

The topic of today’s post represents two things I love: spicy pickles (well, just about any spicy food) and live …

Friday recipe: Paleo cupcakes

Have you ever considered the Paleo diet? Based on the foods our Paleolithic ancestors ate for generations around 10,000 years …

Friday recipe: crunchy baked asparagus fries with lemon herb sriracha dip

My blogger buddy/colleague Nicole came across today’s recipe and forwarded it to me, knowing its accompanying sriracha dip would be …

Friday recipe: mayo-free tuna salad

Are you a brown-bagger at lunch time? I am, given that I’m a control freak about what I eat who’s …

Friday recipes: smoothies

Melita Marcial-Schuster, D.O., DMU assistant professor of family medicine, and Joy Schiller, M.A., CHES, wellness director, provide plenty of reasons …

Friday recipe: peanut butter love

Have I told you lately how much I love peanut butter? Give me a jar, preferably the crunchy kind, and …