A Dinner Party Conversation with Gregor Mendel

I’ve been thinking a lot about Gregor Mendel lately, for a variety of reasons, especially as we enter what I lovingly call Honeycrisp season, otherwise known as fall.  This was a fun thought I had in my head – what fun it would be to eat seasonal produce with this great man and chat about how some of these tasty treats got to be on our table.  Smart people inspire me.

November Noshing with Health in Mind

November is Diabetes Month and with all the holiday parties, chances are, diabetes is on a lot of people’s minds—whether it’s you, your family, or someone at the party. How do you plan a party that caters to all your guests? Follow these three easy tips and you will be well on your way to celebrating the holidays with traditional treats that make everyone feel special—and still keep health in mind.

Can Fun be Part of Responsible Eating?

The short answer is…yes. Food and nutrition are fun to talk about. We have cooking channels, infomercials spewing nutrition nuggets to entice us to buy gadgets and make our workouts better, we swap recipes with friends, and rave over favorite dishes at a friend’s house or restaurant.

It’s fun to talk about food and nutrition when we want to…but what happens when we HAVE to talk about it?

Savor the Flavor of Eating Right

How can we celebrate on our plate every day? March is the perfect time to talk about this because it’s National Nutrition Month®, and this year’s theme, “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” is just perfect to talk about how those better choices stack up when your taste buds are in charge. Here are some easy tips inspired by each food group to help make your taste buds happy while caring for your health.

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