Recipe: Homemade Maple Pecan Ice Cream

maple pecan ice cream on 100 Days of #RealFood

If you don’t already own an ice cream maker…I think it is worth it to go out and buy one (could be a good father’s day gift!). The difference between store-bought and homemade ice cream is [...] Keep Reading

Day 18: Strike Two and Cuban Inspiration


We had one busy weekend that included a late arrival home from a business trip, a dance rehearsal, dance recital, overnight house guests, and a dinner party with friends. And of course - in one way or [...] Keep Reading

Sweeteners 101

Ever since we started our 100 Days of Real Food pledge it seems like we have been getting a lot of questions about sugar and other sweeteners. Can’t we have sugar? Isn’t it natural? Yes, I suppose it [...] Keep Reading

Recipe: Glazed Nuts

glazed nuts recipe on 100 Days of #RealFood

I must say these glazed nuts almost taste like candy and are fabulous as a snack just by themselves. We also use them in my Salad with a Twist recipe...there is no better way to make a plain old bowl [...] Keep Reading

Day 12: Bad Dreams and Eating Too Much

biscuit-kale dinner

Within the last week my husband and I both had dreams that we were eating forbidden junk food. Fritos were my weapon of choice…and Cheetos were his. I find that interesting because even though we both [...] Keep Reading

Cool Summer Treat Makeover

summer treats on 100 Days of #RealFood

Summer is the perfect time to take a break from the heat with a cold treat. I know last summer my kids went through their fair share of popsicles, freezie pops, push-ups, and ice cream. Well you may [...] Keep Reading

Day 10: Birthday Party and Business Travel

cookie with cream

Before I get into what happened at the party today I can’t help but mention that if we were you on day 10…we would be done!!! If you haven’t signed up for your 10-day-pledge yet, I just want to say [...] Keep Reading