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Rainier Cherries: A natural sweet treat

July 8, 2014 Cherries are one of my favorite foods. I love this time of year when they are in season. Rainier cherries are yellow with a hint of red color and are only available mid-June to mid-August. more »»

Cashew herb spread

July 1, 2014 My daughter, Daphne was determined to find a job once she turned 16 and got her license. Well, one week into her 16th year, she found a job. She was shocked that she was able to find one so quickly. more »»

Sweeten up your summer with melon

July 1, 2014 Melons make for a refreshing and lower-calorie treat during the warmer months. Most melons weigh in at under 50 calories per one-cup serving and contain fiber. more »»

Barbeque Cauliflower

June 17, 2014 “The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.” – Oscar Wilde Daphne is turning 16 this week. Sixteen years ago, she arrived on Father’s Day. more »»

Pour more milk

June 17, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi RD, LD What we drink is just as important to our health as what we eat. more »»

Blackberry and Apple Crumble

June 10, 2014 “If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?” –Steven Wright Las Vegas is entering into a heat wave. It is actually called an “excessive heat warning. more »»

Say “yes” to cheese for National Dairy Month

June 10, 2014 June is National Dairy Month, which means it’s time to spread awareness about the health benefits of dairy! Milk and yogurt are commonly touted for their health benefits, but did you know that chees... more »»

Simply Food: Marinated Chicken Kebabs

May 27, 2014 My mom used to make shish kebabs fairly often for dinner as I was growing up. We had a built in grill in our kitchen. more »»

Eat your veggies… see well

May 27, 2014 A majority of Americans don’t consider the foods they eat to have an effect on their vision, but you can eat your way to healthier vision. more »»

Spaghetti Squash Bowl

May 20, 2014 By Wendy Monro “Never, never, never give in.” –Winston Churchill Many months ago, an art exhibit called The Life Cube Project, created by Scott Cohen, was constructed in downtown Las Vegas. more »»

National Asparagus Month

May 20, 2014 At a family wedding this last weekend, we had a discussion about a popular spring vegetable. Asparagus is one of those vegetables that I never liked as a child, but do no. more »»

Lemon Pasta with Broccoli

May 13, 2014 I received the news the other day that my cholesterol is high again. I was really disappointed because I brought it down a while ago and thought it was going to stay low forever. more »»

Simple ways to use salsa

May 13, 2014 We have been told over and over again that half our plates should be filled with fruits and vegetables. more »»

Simply Food: Chicken, avocado and feta salad with creamy cilantro dressing

May 6, 2014 “Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.” –Gibran Khalil Gibran My stepchildren, Archie and Ella, and their friend Dominic, traveled back to England. I get so sad when they leave and try hard not to cry. more »»

Celebrate mom with the berry best — strawberries!

May 6, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi Fresh berries are in season and strawberries are the crowd favorite. With a sweet scent and bright color, strawberries are appetizing and versatile in many dishes. more »»

Simply Food: Meatzza

April 29, 2014 My step kids, Archie and Ella, are here with us. They flew in from England. We are so happy to have everyone together for a few weeks. We wish they would just stay with us forever. more »»

Wild Rice: Minnesota's whole grain

April 29, 2014 Since we live in the land of 10,000 lakes, wild rice is a locally grown whole grain. more »»

Cooking with Quinoa

April 22, 2014 Continuing with the whole grain theme for this month, this week’s article is about a grain that has been gaining popularity — Quinoa. more »»

Simply Food: Dairy-free Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 15, 2014 I read recently that 75 percent of people in the world are lactose intolerant. I am not certain of the accuracy of this number but I know that there are a lot of people who suffer from thi. more »»

Gluten-free Grains

April 15, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi RD, LD This month I’ve been writing about the importance of whole grains. They help reduce the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes and heart diseas. more »»

 
 

 

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