Easy Grab n’ Go Snack for Kids

Mario Olives

My kids love olives, so when I ran into these Mario On-The-Go Snack Pouch Olives at Harris Teeter I grabbed a few for their lunch boxes. The kids loved them!  They come in two sizes: 1.05 oz is a perfect 50-calorie snack for kiddos and the 1.75 oz is a great 100-calorie snack for adults. […]

Millet Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

stuffing mixture for mushrooms!

Millet, an ancient grain from the Far East, is both gluten-free and a great source of fiber (9 grams/serving) and protein (7 grams/serving).  I just started playing around with millet in a few breakfast dishes and yesterday came up with this very tasty millet and veggie stuffed portobello recipe.  The amount of millet I used […]

Eat Like a Mediterranean, Day 6

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I believe one of the greatest challenges American’s have with adopting a more Mediterranean type of eating pattern is cutting back on red meat and poultry.  The traditional Mediterranean way of eating is abundant in fish (at least two meals per week), and more limited in red meat and poultry.  This likely had more to […]