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Cooking mistakes you might be making

Cooking mistakes that might cause weight gain

Trying to lose weight and have a healthier lifestyle can be a frustrating endeavor for some individuals. One can eat healthier, exercise, and minimize eating out at restaurants, but still be unable to lose the desired amount of weight. Instead…


Best blogs of 2013: Meal planning saves money and time

When this blog posted on January 21st, it quickly became popular thanks to its tips on how to make cooking healthy meals for your family as easy as possible. After getting up before the sun comes up, getting my son…


Re-invent a fall treat: Pizza filled sweet potato recipe

Sweet Potatoes are not just a one-trick pony.  Many people think of one thing when asked about sweet potatoes: baked casserole on Thanksgiving with roasted marshmallow topping.  That might spark conversation about marshmallow topping vs. candied pecans but the sweet potato is so much more than…



Meal planning can save money and time

After getting up before the sun comes up, getting my son to daycare, putting in a full day at work, and getting home after the sun goes down, the last thing I feel like doing is cooking. Everything about it…

Healthy Community

Cooking Matters in Detroit too

In Detroit, the term food desert is one that sparks a lot of controversy.  On one hand, you have merchants that have been in the city for years crying foul and on the other, you have community activists noting that…

Positive Michigan

Easy, Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipe Fits the Bill For Picky Eaters

How many times per week do you find yourself struggling to figure out what to cook for dinner? Not only trying to focus on what to prepare for all the finicky eaters in your family, but also making sure that…



A Recessionary Silver Lining: 5 Great Reasons to Cook Your Own Food and Eat at Home

Dining out less often these days? You’re hardly alone. As the economy continues to put the squeeze on consumer spending, more people are forced to fend for themselves in the kitchen. It’s definitely frustrating to know that you can’t visit…


Delicious Carrot Muffins and Chicken Lemon Rice Soup for the Soul

I love to cook and try new recipes. I just wish there was more time in a day. I have had requests for these two recipes in particular, so I thought I would share them with all of you. The three things…



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