Blueberry recipes: From blueberry muffins to blueberry soup!

Wondering what to do with all the blueberries you picked? Try these blueberry recipes — from muffins to soup — healthy and delicious.

By | August 15th, 2013|Nosh & Nutrition|0 Comments

You Have to Try These Strawberry Recipes

You have pints and pints of luscious freshly picked strawberries. In case you don't know what to do with them, Catching Health found a few recipes to share.

By | June 24th, 2013|Nosh & Nutrition|0 Comments

How to Grill a Great Tasting Vegan Burger

My future son-in-law Keegan used to be a meat-eater. Now he’s a vegan. His former roommates were vegetarians and then my daughter Stephanie became a vegan, so he decided to try it as well. He felt healthier right away. Because he has an inherited form of high blood pressure he has to watch his carefully. It went down. He has more energy. Luckily for my daughter, Keegan loves to cook. For his birthday, she gave him the perfect gift — a gas grill. This past weekend he fired it up for a family barbecue. A grillin’ style statement […]

By | May 30th, 2013|Nosh & Nutrition|0 Comments

Local Students Rock Heart Healthy Recipes

Senior culinary arts students at Westbrook Regional Vocational Center recently faced their harshest food critic yet. No, not Gordon Ramsey — worse — the American Heart Association. Their challenge was to prepare three different luncheon menus and serve them all at a special tasting event. Not only did they have to impress with flavor, technique, presentation, creativity, and service, each dish had to be heart healthy. Are we ready for them? […]

By | January 28th, 2012|Nosh & Nutrition|1 Comment

Sharing My Pesto Recipe

Basil from Diane’s garden Last night it rained hard. It didn’t stop me from venturing out to the garden to pick some basil. It was a robust rain, but warm and gentle, and it felt good. I fell into a meditative rhythm as I moved in the dark from one plant to the next. All of a sudden, I began to hear music. At first I thought it was coming from an open window, but the sound was behind me, in the forest of trees bordering our backyard. I heard a symphony — not created by humans, but by the rain striking against all the leaves. It was magnificent! Everything else ceased to exist for several minutes as I crouched beside my basil and just listened. […]

By | August 16th, 2011|Nosh & Nutrition|0 Comments