Load Up On Lentils

I was a youngster the first time I had lentil soup – I’m guessing maybe 11 or 12 years old. I liked it a lot, and after that I always associated lentils with soup.

Give Arugula an A+

Remember the old days when salad-style leafy greens meant lettuce and spinach and not much else? Not only were varieties not well known, they were not exactly appreciated either.

Healthy Salad Dressing

What could be cooler than a crisp green summer salad? You know: plenty of dark leafy greens, ripe red tomatoes, purple onions, fresh herbs, cucumbers, radishes, carrots, peppers — you name it. So healthy!

Healthy Tip: Celebrate Cilantro

No doubt there are things in this world we either love or hate: Certain politicians, certain subjects, certain insects, certain movies or movie stars, and certain types of foods, such as garlic, coconut, tri

Rooting for Radishes

I remember the first time I ever tasted a radish. My mom was eating them raw with her sandwich and offered me a bite. With no warning!

Uncover the Secret of Stevia

I’ve said it before: Americans love sugar. In practically everything!


Springtime Strawberry Soiree

I have a lot of fond memories of really good food, and two of my greatest involve strawberries. The first came one spring day in Louisiana when my grandparents’ neighbor brought over a fresh strawberry pie. Unforgettable!

Be Generous With Garlic

I love Julia Child. She cracks me up!

Millet's Not Just For The Birds

Did you know that agriculture — the planting and harvesting of crops — has been around for some ten thousand years? That sure provides some context for the term “ancient grains.” Millet, by all accounts, is one of those oldies but goodies.

Healthy Tip: Eating Those Wonderful Whites

White Beans


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