Facing Food Fears

I am a consultant to various food and beverage companies, including the Corn Refiners Association, though all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Fear is persuasive, it sells. It seems everywhere we look there is another sensational headline warning consumers of the dangers of a particular food or ingredient. Food is an emotional and often passionate topic, and […]

National Nutrition Month and Seasonal Eats

March is National Nutrition Month and this year is the 40th anniversary of the observation. Each year is a different theme helping people focus on different aspects of eating a healthy diet. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day.” I was on Better Mornings Atlanta this morning showcasing this year’s theme as […]

Menu Plan Monday – March 4

Before I get to the food this past week, which there were some home run dishes, I wanted to share my wonderful news. I was honored by the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with the Distinguished Service to the Media Award. I was so excited to be presented with this award as I love […]

Tailgating Recipes

Below are the recipes featured on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do! Feel free to experiment and adjust ingredients to your liking, that is half the fun in cooking! Game Day Hummus Ingredients: 1 16oz can of no-salt added chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained (reserve liquid) Juice of 1 […]

Tailgating on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta

This morning I had the pleasure of doing two live segments on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta on healthy tailgating. I focused on side dishes and how to get more fruits and vegetables on the tailgating table. It was so much fun! The recipes are posted in my blog post Tailgating Recipes. You can watch both video […]