Cherry Crush Lemonade

Lemonade fits the bill as a refreshing summertime drink while you’re cooling at the pool, finishing lawn work, or just need a break. Pomegranate and acai get a lot of press for their benefits, but cherries can also add to your antioxidant arsenal.

Iced Tea From Rooibos

Red bush – or Rooibos in Afrikaans – tea comes from the leaves of a bush that grows in southern Africa and like many teas has valuable antioxidants. If you’re craving flavor, it comes in vanilla, orange, peach and even red bush chai. Don’t forget to get my recipe for rooibos -iced tea!

Soups For Summer

When the summer heat wave hits, I start to think about recipes that don’t require the oven or stove top, and that’s what inspired my recent recipes in Self Magazine. In this post, I focus on easy-to-make, flavorful summer soups that only require a few fresh seasonal ingredients.

Healthy AND Delicious Recipe Roundup

As many of you know, I am a regular columnist at both AOL’s KitchenDaily, as well as on Prevention’s website – highlighting ways you can amp up flavor while dialing down calories. Here’s the latest roundup of healthy recipes that posted on KitchenDaily, including ‘French Onion Soup’, ‘Balsamic Chicken’ and ‘Chicken Biscuits’.

Recipe Roundup

As many of you know, I have weekly columns both on AOL’s KitchenDaily as well as on Prevention Magazine’s website, so check out this selection of recent posts and videos…

Blueberry Snow Cone

Food is becoming fashion, with all its trends, styles, and what’s hot and what’s not. The year of the ‘whoppie pie’ is coming to a close and now it seems that ‘gourmet’ snow cones are the latest in cool.

Healthy Eating Tips: Freezer Refresh

Revamping what’s in your freezer can result in huge health benefits – in my latest video on AOL, I share smart staple swaps to keep your family well-fed and feeling fantastic.

Grilled Mango with Balsamic Vinegar

If you’ve ever tasted real aged balsamic vinegar, you know that nothing compares with its aroma, texture and dark, deep flavor. The real McCoy is from Modena, Italy, made from the white Trebbiano grape and aged for 12 to 25 years, but try out my latest recipe!