Does Alcohol Turn To Sugar In Your Body?


It’s a frequent question that seems widely accepted as truth. But is it? My husband kept arguing with me about it for weeks, until I settled the discussion once and for all. Ready to find out?

4th of July Menu


Everyone loves the savory tastes of grilled foods on Fourth of July. Grilling is easy, but why not try some new flavors for your grill this weekend like my Jalapeno flank steaks, turkey burgers or chipotle shrimp? Check out my other suggestions for an awesome celebration!

How to Clean & Cook Mushrooms Properly

Chanterelle Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a wonder food with the same savory amino acids found in beef and other meats, but with a fraction of the calories. Get the skinny on how to clean & cook with mushrooms.

Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

My husband says that pork is the food of the gods and I think most men would agree! Last time I made pulled pork for my neighbor Claudio’s birthday party, we saw 30 pounds of pulled pork vanish in just under 2 hours. Watch your fingers ladies when you set this out for your next party.

Superfoods for Clear Skin


What we eat and drink has a huge impact on skin health… because when it comes to nutrients and hydration, your skin is the last on the list to gets its share of the booty.

Eating for a Nickel Allergy

low nickel foods

A reader recently wrote in that her daughter has a nickel allergy, asking for meals ideas. Unfortunately, many of the healthy foods we know and love contain nickel.

Chipotle Orange Shrimp

Chipotle Orange Shrimp

Summer BBQ, here we come! Orange is the perfect summer flavor and the Vitamin C protects your skin while you are grilling in the sun.

The World’s Hottest Chili


I am not a shrinking violet when it comes to spice or hot chilies… but today, I think I’ve met my match.