Posted in March 2014

The madness that is March Madness

Let’s put March Madness into perspective before we talk about our real focus, which is, of course, feeding your family, nutrition, entertaining, and living a good way of life. March Madness is as culturally ingrained in our way of life as is the Super Bowl, Mother’s Day and Saint Patrick’s Day. Maybe even more so, … Continue reading

Eat green for better health

“Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to help improve your health,” says Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, a culinary educator in Northern California and the author of The Veggie Queen. Leafy vegetables are jam-packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals, and plant-based substances that can protect you from heart disease, diabetes, and perhaps even cancer. … Continue reading

Wearing of the green – eating of the gold

As we near Saint Patrick’s Day, which is always celebrated on March 17, there are many traditions and much history to be aware of. There’s also the tradition of Saint Patrick’s Day being a feast day  – made official by the Catholic Church in Ireland in the early seventeenth century. Saint Patrick, who lived from … Continue reading