Health Begins in the Kitchen

Appetizers

Waldorf Kale Salad

Waldorf Kale Salad

641.5 is my happy place in the library (the Dewey Decimal stamp of all things cooking).   You can imagine my thrill when I came across a cookbook, The Wikaninnish Cookbook (641.5971 to be exact), straight from the place my husband and I spent our honeymoon!  […]

Chocolate Walnut Fig Bites

Chocolate Walnut Fig Bites

After school is a unpredictable.  A time when calm can quickly morph into chaos depending on a number of factors.  Moods could run from extreme joyousness to downright nastiness (bless her heart).  The bonus is I get to see my daughter after being away from […]

Creamy Roasted Beet and Garlic Soup

Creamy Roasted Beet and Garlic Soup

I’m a fan of color.  You can walk into my wardrobe and instantly you’ll know which side is mine.  Bright, vibrant hues of aquamarine, crimson, deep mustard, burgandy, fushia and even orange–all co-mingling in a cacophony of fashion.  On the other side, the ever-so boring […]