Watermelon Mint Sorbet


I recently wrote this article for Daniel Island Life magazine’s July issue.  This recipe is one of my family’s favorites! In the sweltering months of summer, my family likes nothing more than to cool off with an ice-cold bowl of sorbet.  It’s my way of letting them enjoy an occasional sweet treat without wreaking havoc on […]

A Twist on the Turkey Burger


I was perusing through my EatingWell July/August 2014 issue and came across a fun recipe titled, “Turkey Sausage & Peppers Burger.”  It is a recipe that reminiscent of sausage and peppers you may have enjoyed as a kid.  I tweaked this recipe a bit based on what I could find at the grocery store, and […]

Vegetarian Bolognese

Finished product!  Yum!

I was watching the Cooking Channel the other day and one of Giada De Laurentiis’ shows came on (Everyday Italian).  This dish was FABULOUS! So much so that my husband and children gobbled down their plates. We had ZERO leftovers!  Definitely another Meatless Monday dish I will regularly make. This dish is chock full of nutrients, […]

Refreshing Cantaloupe Sorbet


The Daniel Island Farmers Market started two weeks ago, and we are really enjoying it!  The produce selection has exploded this season, the fish amazingly fresh, Rio Bertollini pasta mouth-watering, and of course our trips wouldn’t be complete without visiting the “Pickle Lady” (her pickled okra is a family favorite!).  The other week I purchased a […]

Dirty Dozen 2014 List


Every year the Environmental Working Group publishes their list of conventionally grown produce with the highest, and lowest, level of pesticide residue.  The foods highest in residues are coined the “Dirty Dozen,” and those with the lowest levels “Clean Fifteen.”  I encourage you to read their full report, as it highlights just how behind the […]