Author: admin

How to Make Light Simple Syrup

How to Make Light Simple Syrup

Many beverages call for a simple syrup, so I figured why not lighten it up by cutting the sugar in half. As a dietitian, I like to keep my intake of added sugar to a minimum for preventative health. Traditionally simple syrup is prepared with…

How To Make Instant Pot Vegetable Broth

How To Make Instant Pot Vegetable Broth

One of my favorite ways to reduce food waste is to make vegetable broth. Why not just stick to the store-bought ones you might ask? Those often contain excessive amounts of sodium. Making broth may sound time-consuming to some, but by using a pressure cooker…

Mango Strawberry Smoothie

Mango Strawberry Smoothie

The BEST mango strawberry smoothie. This quick and easy smoothie is healthy and made with only 5 ingredients. It’s thick and creamy, and perfect to invoke tropical vibes.

5 Tips for Cost-Effective Meal Planning

5 Tips for Cost-Effective Meal Planning

Who hasn’t returned from the grocery store only to unpack your bags and discover you have picked up an item you already have at home or forgot an item you need? Effective meal planning is important at any time, but especially now if you’re trying…

I Gave Up Plastic Plates for A Year (Here’s How it Went)

I Gave Up Plastic Plates for A Year (Here’s How it Went)

Last year my cabinets stayed stocked with plastic or foam plates, sitting on top of my ceramic plates that rarely got used. I purchased the large package from the wholesale store to ensure we always had plenty. After all, they are just so convenient. I…