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Recipe: Vegan Pineapple Vanilla Bread Cake

Cake for breakfast? Of course. It’s a shame that so many cake recipes call for eggs, cream, and loads of sugar, when the same texture – fluffy, moist, flaky, and rich – can be matched sans the heavy ingredients and dangerous boost in blood sugar levels. Sure, there’s room for […]

Foodie Underground: What Are You Traveling With?

ColumnWhen chocolate and sea salt just aren’t an option. Five minutes before I needed to be out the door I was running around like a madwoman. Leaving is always like this, even if it’s just for a short trip. Trash taken out? Check. Wallet? Check. Computer? Check. Computer charger? Check. […]

Foodie Underground: The Secret Diary of a Foodie, Part Three

ColumnOur ongoing look inside the intriguing world of a foodie. While madly searching for food trucks, a good greens blog and love – we get another look into the secret life of a foodie. (Part 1 and 2 in case you missed them.) Saturday September 1, 2012, 7:33 p.m. Dear Diary, […]

Nutritional Breakdown: A Vegan Revamp on the Classic Brownie Recipe

Once a rare indulgence, brownies now deserve to be a regular treat! While the exact numbers vary, a traditional brownie serving contains nearly 400 calories, half of which comes from fat. The recipe usually calls for butter, unsweetened chocolate, white sugar, eggs, and all-purpose flour, all of which add no […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: McCall Cookbook’s Gravy (2012 Style)

Slather on the gravy…2012 style. In the 8th edition of McCall’s Cooking School, which was published in 1981, an advertisement for Wyler’s Bouillon cubes presented a rice and gravy recipe. Despite its simplicity, the gravy calls for ingredients that put a dent in your diet and health. Here is a […]

Recipe: Zucchini and Goat Cheese Sliders

Create a new summer food staple to add to the family recipe archives. Zucchini is a summer staple in my kitchen. It’s light and versatile. I like to pair it with Italian flavors, such as goat cheese, tomatoes, and basil, and create unique variations of antipasti. This recipe bakes zucchini […]

Nutritional Breakdown: The Oreo Goes Gluten-Free

  Since its introduction in 1912, NaBisCo’s Oreo cookie has becoming the best selling cookie of the 20th century in the U.S. This classic snack – crème smeared between two chocolate discs – is a childhood classic. But despite its popularity in numbers – more than 362 billion Oreos have […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: McCall Cookbook’s Gravy (2012 Style)

Slather on the gravy…2012 style. In the 8th edition of McCall’s Cooking School, which was published in 1981, an advertisement for Wyler’s Bouillon cubes presented a rice and gravy recipe. Despite its simplicity, the gravy calls for ingredients that put a dent in your diet and health. Here is a […]

Nutritional Breakdown: The Oreo Goes Gluten-Free

  Since its introduction in 1912, NaBisCo’s Oreo cookie has becoming the best selling cookie of the 20th century in the U.S. This classic snack – crème smeared between two chocolate discs – is a childhood classic. But despite its popularity in numbers – more than 362 billion Oreos have […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: McCall Cookbook’s Gravy (2012 Style)

Slather on the gravy…2012 style. In the 8th edition of McCall’s Cooking School, which was published in 1981, an advertisement for Wyler’s Bouillon cubes presented a rice and gravy recipe. Despite its simplicity, the gravy calls for ingredients that put a dent in your diet and health. Here is a […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Egg Nests With Fresh Mint and Honey

Would you pay 42 cents for this 1977 version of egg nests? A 42 cent lunch would be nice! However, I’m not quite sure I’d even fork over that amount, measly it may be, for the above egg nest featured in a March 1977 publication of Homemakers. From the looks […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Egg Nests With Fresh Mint and Honey

Would you pay 42 cents for this 1977 version of egg nests? A 42 cent lunch would be nice! However, I’m not quite sure I’d even fork over that amount, measly it may be, for the above egg nest featured in a March 1977 publication of Homemakers. From the looks […]

Recipe: Vegan Pineapple Vanilla Bread Cake

Cake for breakfast? Of course. It’s a shame that so many cake recipes call for eggs, cream, and loads of sugar, when the same texture – fluffy, moist, flaky, and rich – can be matched sans the heavy ingredients and dangerous boost in blood sugar levels. Sure, there’s room for […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Del Monte’s Peach Kringle

Revamping American classics. This recipe is taking you back to the early 1950s, a November 1952 advertisement in Woman’s Day to be exact. The ad glorifies Del Monte peaches by providing readers with a recipe for Peach Kringle, which is essentially canned peach slices baked into cinnamon and sugar-coated biscuits. […]

Recipe: Vegan Pineapple Vanilla Bread Cake

Cake for breakfast? Of course. It’s a shame that so many cake recipes call for eggs, cream, and loads of sugar, when the same texture – fluffy, moist, flaky, and rich – can be matched sans the heavy ingredients and dangerous boost in blood sugar levels. Sure, there’s room for […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Egg Nests With Fresh Mint and Honey

Would you pay 42 cents for this 1977 version of egg nests? A 42 cent lunch would be nice! However, I’m not quite sure I’d even fork over that amount, measly it may be, for the above egg nest featured in a March 1977 publication of Homemakers. From the looks […]

Benefits of Sea Salt: Bring the Beach to Skin and Hair

Dreaming of the beach? You may be stuck somewhere less balmy right now. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to your beauty regimen. Get in on the benefits of sea salt beauty products. Winter tends to suck the life out of skin and hair. Or at least the […]

Recipe: Zucchini and Goat Cheese Sliders

Create a new summer food staple to add to the family recipe archives. Zucchini is a summer staple in my kitchen. It’s light and versatile. I like to pair it with Italian flavors, such as goat cheese, tomatoes, and basil, and create unique variations of antipasti. This recipe bakes zucchini […]

Nutritional Breakdown: The Oreo Goes Gluten-Free

  Since its introduction in 1912, NaBisCo’s Oreo cookie has becoming the best selling cookie of the 20th century in the U.S. This classic snack – crème smeared between two chocolate discs – is a childhood classic. But despite its popularity in numbers – more than 362 billion Oreos have […]

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Benefits of Sea Salt: Bring the Beach to Skin and Hair

Dreaming of the beach? You may be stuck somewhere less balmy right now. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to your beauty regimen. Get in on the benefits of sea salt beauty products. Winter tends to suck the life out of skin and hair. Or at least the […]

Foodie Underground: The Secret Diary of a Foodie, Part 4

ColumnOur ongoing look inside the intriguing world of a foodie. While madly searching for food trucks, a good greens blog and love – we get another look into the secret life of a foodie. (Part 1, 2 and 3 in case you missed them.) Tuesday March 5, 2013, 9:14 pm Dear Diary, I have decided […]

Vintage Recipe Revamp: Egg Nests With Fresh Mint and Honey

Would you pay 42 cents for this 1977 version of egg nests? A 42 cent lunch would be nice! However, I’m not quite sure I’d even fork over that amount, measly it may be, for the above egg nest featured in a March 1977 publication of Homemakers. From the looks […]

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Benefits of Sea Salt: Bring the Beach to Skin and Hair

Dreaming of the beach? You may be stuck somewhere less balmy right now. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring the beach to your beauty regimen. Get in on the benefits of sea salt beauty products. Winter tends to suck the life out of skin and hair. Or at least the […]