Green Bean Casserole with Cauliflower Cream

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday! I was in charge of bringing green beans for Thanksgiving again this year. It is a dish I love to make, because each year I try something a little different. At first, I stuck with the classic cream of mushroom soup recipe, complete with the crunchy onion topping,… Continue reading Green Bean Casserole with Cauliflower Cream


Fresh Cranberry Salsa

Fall is here and that means fresh cranberries! That's right...fresh ones. Most people I know only eat cranberries once a year on Thanksgiving, and they usually have the canned variety on hand. If you enjoy the flavor of cranberries and want to experiment with fresh berries, give this recipe a whirl. Plus, you can never… Continue reading Fresh Cranberry Salsa

Five on Friday · Nutrition

5 Foods that Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is our body's response to different stressors. Short-term inflammation is beneficial. For example, if you get a cut, the skin surrounding the wound begins to turn red and may swell slightly; these reactions occur to heal the wound. Long-term, or chronic inflammation on the other hand, can be detrimental to our health. This type… Continue reading 5 Foods that Fight Inflammation

Five on Friday · Sport

5 Ways to NOT Skip Your Workout

We all know that physical activity is good for us - it helps with weight loss and/or maintenance, blood sugar control, and heart health (just to name a few benefits). Another great thing about exercise is that there are¬†countless¬†different ways someone can be active. Some folks run, others lift weights, rock climb, golf, play soccer,… Continue reading 5 Ways to NOT Skip Your Workout