31 Days of Healthy Deliciousness, Day 1: Tuscan Bean Salad

Happy New Year!

The beginning of a new year is always a great time to pause and reflect upon our hopes and goals for the future, and many of us include eating a healthy diet among our resolutions.

Good health is essential to a quality lifestyle, and yet finding easy, affordable and delicious recipes can often be a challenge. If a recipe isn’t full of flavor, or tastes “too healthy,” chances are we won’t make it again. I know I won’t.

So, today I’m kicking off our 31 Days of Healthy Deliciousness with one of my all-time favorite big-batch recipes:  Tuscan Bean Salad. Read More

Recipe Time Capsule, week of Jan 6-12

This Week: Half super-healthy, half January comfort food…100% delicious.

I write a weekly food column for Forum Communications, which appears in The Forum newspaper and several of its subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Below you’ll find links to past columns featured this week, since the column’s debut in 2012. Just click on the photo to visit each link.

This week’s time capsule recipes feature an assortment of healthy recipes, as well as some comforting favorites to help you make it through January. Enjoy, and let me know if you find a new favorite!  Read More