Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers

Bell Pepper is a fruit that can be enjoyed raw or cooked. Did you know that Paprika is dried Bell Pepper? A little more Bell Pepper trivia: Did you know that green bell peppers are not fully ripe? They are bitter compared to their fully ripe, sweet, orange, red, and...
Meatless Meals Inspired by the Middle East 

Meatless Meals Inspired by the Middle East 

I am not a vegetarian, but I do make plants the focus of my diet. While living in the Middle East I took quickly to their diet and culture around food. Their diet is basically a Mediterranean Diet which focuses on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds,...
Every day uses for Distilled White Vinegar

Every day uses for Distilled White Vinegar

Growing up my parents loved to throw around the quotation we all know about flies, honey and vinegar. Well, I think vinegar has gotten a bad rap. Vinegar with its acidity does some pretty amazing things naturally. I prefer to give honey and vinegar equal recognition...
Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

This is my all-time favorite blueberry muffin recipe taken from the Barefoot Contessa Family Style cookbook. Surprise your loved ones with a batch on National Blueberry Muffin Day 7/11/2020! Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter,...
Blueberries

Blueberries

July is the national blueberry month, a great reason to focus on why they deserve that honor. Blueberries are a nutrient-dense food, low in calories, but packed with vitamins and minerals. They are one of the best-known sources of antioxidants, and also contain...