Guess what vegetable is almost always found on lists of "most-hated vegetables?" Brussels sprouts! (Turnips also tend to make the list.) They used to be one of my least favorite vegetables. Not anymore. How you cook them is the key and I've got a recipe for you.
Found a bag of carrots on our porch last night. Straight from a friend's garden. Guess what we had for dinner?
Chicken soup is the ultimate comfort food and many people swear that it also has healing qualities. Since it's flu season in Maine, let's make some chicken soup or if you're at my house, you'll get chicken lemon soup. Good for what ails you.
Got armfuls of apples to eat? Looking for some new recipes? We've got a few. Enjoy!
This honey apple torte recipe always gets high marks in my family. Technically, it's a dessert but I confess, I've been known to have a slice for breakfast.
A list of some Maine orchards that let you pick your own apples. It's a great way to spend a late summer/early fall afternoon.
When you're a vegan and your school doesn't serve anything vegan for lunch, it can make you feel pretty left out. But now vegan is on the menu for students in Portland, Maine's elementary schools. That's good news for a lot of kids and parents.
Why is it that when you plant your tomatoes and zucchini it doesn't seem like that much and when it's time to start picking there's more than you ever imagined? We've come to your rescue with lots of recipes and a few tips.
There are two primary ways the medications you take can get into the environment and your drinking water. Learn what they are and what you need to do right now to make sure your water is safe to drink.
Blueberries. What isn't there to appreciate about blueberries? They're delicious, easy to eat, full of nutrition, and beautiful to behold. AND there's so much you can do with them — here are a few recipes.
If you want to go blueberry picking in Maine this summer, you're in luck. Check out the 2019 Catching Health list of where you can pick blueberries in Maine. It would be a fun thing to do with your kids or grandkids!
It never hurts to be reminded about the safe handling of food. Especially when it's summer and you're cooking outside.
Join me in the kitchen as I make a batch of vegan peanut butter cookies with a young, but talented baker. We'll share the recipe with you.
What's more delicious than freshly picked strawberries? Here's the 2019 Catching Health list of where you can pick strawberries in Maine.
Eat your carrots, they're good for you! What my mother always told me and it's true. I bought a bunch of lovely heirloom carrots and asked Jackie Conn to give us a quick carrot cutting demonstration.
Why add seaweed to your diet? It's loaded with nutrients. And don't turn up your nose if you've never tried it. Check out these great tips and recipes. One more thing, help celebrate Seaweed Week!
Sights and tastes to behold. Sharing some highlights from a recent vacation with friends.
Avocados are so good for you. Did you know that? Find out why and also get some tips on choosing and opening an avocado. Oh, and did I mention recipes, too?
Wayside Food Programs provides delicious healthy food to Maine people in need. They shared a favorite comfort food recipe — mac and cheese with a healthy twist.
Wondering what to give your sweetie or yourself for Valentine's Day? (I'm a big believer in giving yourself presents.) Make your gift a little more special by making it yourself. Here are two ideas.
Potatoes are comfort food for me, especially when they're baked or mashed or fried (the way my mother used to). Did you know they're also nutritious? Get the lowdown and some great cooking tips that don't include deep frying or lots of butter and sour cream.
Yes, winter is here and if you're craving some fresh vegetables, read what registered dietitian Dave Seddon has to offer.
Looking for an easy holiday appetizer recipe? Here's a good one from chef Annie Mahle.
Serve your friends and family something extra special for the holidays. Chef Annie Mahle offers up a recipe for poached salmon and some cooking tips.
The news is warning us of a continuing outbreak of Salmonella linked to turkey products. Does that mean you shouldn't serve any at Thanksgiving? Read these important safety tips.
Thanksgiving is a time to show gratitude for all that we have. To enjoy a feast of food and loved ones. BUT too much food, too much family, and too little activity can make us feel just the opposite. Here's some expert advice for surviving the day and the rest of the holidays.
Who needs a special occasion to indulge in a little chocolate? If YOU do, you're in luck because it's National Chocolate Cupcake Day and I've got some delish recipes for you.
A few weeks ago, I introduced you to Jamaican Burr Gherkins and now I've got a few more interesting vegetables to share with you. All from the Farmers Market in Burlington, Vermont.
I love going to the Farmers' Market and filling my bags with good food. Check out what's in season and guess the mystery vegetable.
A quick trip to the local Farmers' Market and I came away with some great green and yellow bean lessons and recipes.
Concern about chemicals used in farming has many folks opting for organic produce, which can be helpful, but isn’t the end to the story