What If they Don’t Like Peas?

Every year during the holiday season, probably starting in November and running through December you will find local stores have collection bins for canned goods and such. This is to donate to those who may not have the food they need and it’s sad to me that we don’t have this giving personality and bins all year round. I am guilty of getting caught up in my busy life as much as the other person is, but giving back is something I really try to focus on. Every year we always buy some canned goods to drop into the bins […]

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The Importance of a Colorful Plate

Think of the food you find at any state fair. Fried oreos. Corndogs. Elephant ears and even fried butter. They’re all the same dull shade of brown. Think of your dinner last night. Was your plate full of the same brown hues of fried food and baked desserts or the starchy whites of bread and potatoes? Now think of the produce section at your local grocery: The reds and oranges of fruits, the bushy green heads of fresh lettuce, the bright yellow of corn or the deep purple of an eggplant. Everything in nature is saturated by rich and bountiful […]

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