Too Many Overripe Bananas?

Banana muffins fresh out of the oven!

I was signed up to bring snacks to our son’s soccer game last weekend.  Trying to reverse the trend of buying chips or other junk foods for the kids, I opted for bananas and granola bars.  Let’s just say the granola bars went well…..but for the bananas, I ended up taking home more than we […]

Spinach in Puff Pastry

Spinach in Puff Pastry

My friend Samantha has been making this spinach pie for parties as long as I’ve known her….and after my recent foot surgery, she made it for my family as well.  I can’t express enough how tasty and different this spinach “pie” is over the kind I usually make.  It is chock full of flavorful spinach […]

A Better Cookie


A fellow CrossFit enthusiast, Brad Law, served these really tasty cookies at one of our CrossFit Charleston get-togethers.   Free of any added sugars, flour or solid fats, this is a healthy alternative to your usual cookie.  They make a quick breakfast if you’re on the go.  Not crispy but super moist and delicious!  Give […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Eat Well Charleston Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am a lover of all things pumpkin – be it in oatmeal, pie, muffins, cakes, or risotto.  It makes everything smooth, nutrient and fiber-rich, and oh so warm and tasty.  Adding chocolate to it puts the icing on the cake.  But let’s face it, short of the oatmeal, the other ways I enjoy pumpkin […]

"This is Gonna Be So Cool"


Words spoken by my 3 1/2 year old as he peered into the bread machine yesterday.  Ahh I LOVE that he loves to help me in the kitchen.  Yesterday I made two yummy things that I’d love to share with you. First, let’s talk whole grain breads available on the market. I am not a […]