Sometimes it’s good to step out of the norm and try something different and that includes the foods you eat. It’s too easy to fall into a rut of eating the same food, but nutritionally, our bodies benefit from variety. Plus our brains love to be stimulated so participating in culinary exploration can be about more than just trying new flavors. It’s a chance to learn more about the world and how other people live.
If you want to make a great sandwich, you have to use the freshest ingredients possible and that includes the bread. Roman Meal is one bread that’s fresh when it arrives at your local store, so it’s one I often recommend. But what’s really fabulous about the light brown bread is that it’s made by a family-owned and operated company since 1912 and they’re local (about 60 miles from Seattle) but their bread is baked at over 90 regional bakeries (as well as Internationally) so it’s fresh no matter where you live.
There are many cinnamon roll recipes out there. Most require yeast and hours of rising time, but this one, provided by my blogging buddy, Deb of Just Short of Crazy, does away with all that.
Even cinnamon rolls can be made healthier by using organic ingredients and whole wheat flour. Pumpkin has been added to up the nutritional quotient as well in this recipe which has just been published in a new book, More Peas, Thank You: 85+ Vegetarian Recipes for Delicious and Healthy Meals
Did you know that March is Brain Awareness Month? This is a recipe that not only tastes great, but it could help boost your brain health! That’s because it’s made with sweet potatoes and those little nuggets have antioxidants, carotenoids, and Vitamin A which all work together to contribute to your brain’s health. It’s also a great reminder that sweet potatoes should make it to the table more than once a year and smothered in...
This recipe takes a few hours but it’s completely worth the effort. A simple pastry with a sweet and tart fresh cranberry filling. The dough is shaped by twisting it – it will add an elegant look to your Christmas morning buffet or any weekend morning. Make the pastry dough and filling the night before and bake it so it’s fresh the day you’ll be enjoying it.