Pam’s Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

Sunshine, rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow. All in one week. When it comes to weather in the Southern Adirondacks, we experienced it all in just the last five days. One of the best things about winter is being cozy. One of the best ways to be cozy, is with comfort food, something I actually excel at.

Eat Smart After 50! Going Organic The Easy Way

Learning to eat smart after 50 - is it too late? Absolutely not! The benefits of fresh, organic produce can't be overstated, and yes - you can do it right at home! I invited Jess Elwert Peters of Jessecology - an experienced organic gardening expert - to share her best ideas for making it as

2018-01-28T20:08:32+00:00 Food + Recipes|

Roasted Winter Vegetables Recipe

In the Upstate NY North Country where I live, the growing season is short but sweet! For those who have the gift of the green thumb, having fresh fruits and vegetables during summer and fall is a priceless gift of health. So, when winter rolls around, what's in season? Root vegetables are at their peak

2018-01-28T20:12:04+00:00 Food + Recipes, Recipes|

Delicious Summer Salad All Year Long!

If Labor Day has you thinking about what comes next (in Upstate NY that would be winter), try this great recipe that lets you enjoy the taste of a fresh summer salad all year long! One of the saddest things for me about the end of summer is the waning availability of fresh salad and

2018-01-28T20:29:25+00:00 Food + Recipes, Recipes|

How To Make Kale Cubes

Healthy ingredients for smoothies...kale cubes! Turkey and dressing…mashed potatoes and green bean casserole…fresh bread, pumpkin pie and cheesecake. Yum. Ugh. Thanksgiving is over and it’s time to get back to healthy. A smoothie a day is a must in my diet, and Kale (my favorite veggie of all!) is a daily must. Fresh Kale is

2018-01-28T20:33:27+00:00 Food + Recipes, Recipes|

Creating Your Own Holiday Food Traditions

Ah, yes...it's that time again. The joy and nostalgia of family traditions, tinsel, eggnog, decorations, homemade ornaments, and…creating your own holiday food traditions! There is nothing quite like the familiar and heartening scents of baked ham, pecan pie, rum balls, and popcorn for the stringing of popcorn and cranberries. Becoming a parent - and then

2018-01-28T20:35:57+00:00 Food + Recipes|

6 Heart-Healthy Superfoods

Healthy Starts Made Simple: Nutrition for Baby Boomer Superwomen! What do these heart healthy superfoods offer for baby boomer women? Well...heart-healthy eating isn’t about following a complicated set of rules; it’s about filling your plate with a wide variety of good-for-you foods. But can the choices you make today help compensate for some not-so-wise picks

2018-01-28T20:38:20+00:00 Food + Recipes|

Best Mississippi Mud Cookie Recipe: Easy No-Bake Christmas Cookies

These Mississippi Mud cookies are an indulgence to be savored and shared! (I have convinced myself they are good for me since they have oatmeal in 'em!) You can add nuts or other items to these, but they are fabulous just as is! These are the best no-bake Christmas cookies - easy to make, they

2018-01-28T20:55:43+00:00 Food + Recipes, Recipes|

Healthy Recipes For Baby Boomers – Kale

Kale is absolutely packed with good stuff! Low calorie, high fiber, calcium rich. Simply put, kale has it all. This delicious recipe make it easy to get your vitamins and your daily dose of deliciousness! SWEET AND SAVORY KALE 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ medium onion-chopped 3 cloves garlic-minced 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon

2018-01-27T20:14:27+00:00 Food + Recipes|