Brrrr! It’s chilly out there! But the days are getting longer, the afternoons brighter, and the opportunities to play in the winter wonderlands that surround us are plentiful, no matter where you live. From skating to skiing to shovelling to outdoor spas, there’s no end to the fun. There also a surprising number of fresh fruits and vegetables in season to fuel your escapades.… Read more »
Being a registered dietitian, I always knew nutrition was important for exercise performance. But last year, when I ran two half marathons after starting the year barely able to run a mile, I learned from experience how our body needs high quality fuel to function at it’s best.… Read more »
Whoever invented the practice of dipping stuff into hot melty cheese was a genius… I suspect it may have been someone who just came in from a long day on the ski hill and needed something both warming and satisfying. At least, that’s how my family does it! When we have fondue, I like to add … Read more »
Looking for fun, budget-friendly holiday gift ideas? Look no further than these edible DIY gifts. I love giving and receiving food gifts. They’re a thoughtful and unique way to spread some holiday cheer. Not only do they taste amazing, but they look pretty too.
There’s nothing quite like the flavors and scents of the holidays. Cinnamon and pine infusing the house. Warm, gooey, straight of out of oven cookies from a marathon holiday baking session. The smell of the first snow. A glass of sweet, creamy, spice-flecked eggnog by the crackling fire.… Read more »
When fall and winter roll around, I love to spend all day Sunday in the kitchen preparing meals and dishes while watching football games on TV. That’s when I prepare food for the whole week—from recipes that require hours of stove or oven time.… Read more »
Happy December! We’re in the home stretch now. Halloween? Check. Thanksgiving? Check. Now we’ve just got the chilling air, festive spirit and hot toddies of December to enjoy, headlined by the joyous holiday season and sparkling countdown to the rejuvenating start of another new year. What … Read more »