Salmon Cakes

Notes: *Recipe modified from the Baby&Toddler Cookbook by Karen Ansel MS, RD and Charity Ferreira

Going Strong Without Added Sugar!

Moving into my third week of the no-added sugar challenge and there is absolutely NO dessert cravings. Fruit is perfectly fine for me. I have been very strict with my challenge and have been eliminating natural sugar (outside of fruit) and artificial sweeteners but just cutting out refined sugars is a great step forward!! Here…

Food Label

By now you may have heard about the proposed new food label proposed by the FDA but are you aware how this may impact you? The FDA, in an attempt to align with the current scientific literature and nutritional recommendations, is updating the food labels. The following is the proposed label and the significant changes…..

Protein…why the source matters!

What is protein? I usually get the same answer when this question is asked…MEAT. Yes, meat is a protein, but there are so many other great sources as well. In addition, the word meat is often misinterpreted. According to Webster’s, meat is defined as the flesh of an animal, NOT just red meat which is…

Staying on Track

Are you starting to get stuck? Some of the best intentions can be met with challenges. We lead such busy lives that it is hard to find “time” to do the things we should be doing. I cannot tell you how many times a day I hear, “I’d love to do that, but I just…

Irish Adventure – Part 1

  Ireland, it was only a 10 day adventure for us, but what an experience! I will not be able to share my experience in one blog, so it will be broken up into several installations. Ireland is such a lush and beautiful country with so much of it still left untouched, including the food!…

Adventures in Gaming

No, I am not going to talk about video gaming this week. This week I am referring to game meat. I personally am not a hunter, but I understand the rational for hunting and the meat that is procured from the hunt needs to be used. I have never tried anything outside of deer and…