Sliced Citrus

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com. Winter might actually be one of my favorite seasons. Cold and snow are challenging, but then winter is also citrus season. From October to March the produce bins are piled high with...
Organic Produce Ingredients

This post was provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and was originally published at 365Barrington.com According to the Mayo Clinic, there is a growing body of evidence that shows some potential health benefits of organic foods when compared with conventionally grown foods. The only drawback to organic food documented by the Mayo Clinic is the higher price. Organic...
Child Holding Healthy Vegetable Tray with Crackers

The content and photography of this post are provided courtesy of Lauren Egger of the Healthy Mom Project. Don’t let holiday treats and special gatherings break your cycle of healthy living. Here are some tips for staying merry as you celebrate, shop and travel this holiday season! Eat Wisely It’s important to aim for real whole...
Holiday Appetizer Cheese and Nut Board

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. If you’re planning a festive party or just have people stopping by unexpectedly it’s easy to pull together a great spread if you stock up on a few items over the holidays. From Thanksgiving to New Year I usually always have...
Holiday Appetizer Spread

If ever there was a need for quick and easy appetizer ideas, it’s over the holidays. At our house, holiday entertaining means lots of people celebrating with lots of cocktails, always with a little something to nibble along the side. Since I’ve written books about appetizers and catered holiday parties for years, I guess I’m...

For many years, I’ve had the rewarding opportunity to counsel our customers and associates on the challenges related to managing holiday eating. It seems that everywhere we turn there are sugary treats and drinks tempting us. However, the holidays can be a meaningful time, rather than challenging time of year if you’re mindful about keeping...