Pasta in Red Wine Mushroom-Tomato Sauce with Swiss Chard

There’s nothing like a hearty red sauce on a rainy day. When I was growing up my mom always used to make big batches of red sauce on rainy days (which weren’t often because I grew up in San Diego). I remember coming home to the smell of a full-bodied…

11 Ways the Modern Diet Let Us Down

It’s hard to look away when history stares you dead in the eye. Business Insider published an article by Kris Gunnars  that shows 11 historical charts that will convince you to re-think how and what you eat. The charts show the correlation with…

Cucumber Bites Appetizers

These impressive little appetizers are fantastic for a number of reasons. They come together quickly, making them perfect for entertaining. Beautifully colored, taste great and still have essential nutrients. A standout dish for a party, placed strategically…

Only Eat Puffer Fish from Known Safe Sources

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers only to eat puffer fish (also known as fugu, bok, blowfish, globefish, swellfish, balloonfish, or sea squab) from two known safe sources. The safe sources are 1) imported puffer fish that have been processed and prepared by specially trained and certified fish cutters in the city…