Avocado Consumption And Weight Management

Yes, avocados taste great, but did you know that they may actually help in weight management efforts? A recent study published in the Nutrition Journal suggests that if overweight individuals consume ½ an… Continue reading

Seafood Special: Garlic Shrimp in a White Wine Reduction

I love seafood. I could eat it for every meal and be perfectly happy. (Yes, even breakfast.. it’s not THAT odd, is it?…) Here are 14 reasons why you should make a point… Continue reading

This or That: Red VS White Wine

After two days of cancelled classes Michigan State courses are back in full-swing today. The extra time off was nice, but I was beginning to get cabin fever pretty badly. I have discovered… Continue reading

Eating Clean in 2014

Well, the impossible has happened. Today was supposed to be the first day of classes for the new semester, but Michigan State University has declared it a snow day! I have decided not… Continue reading

Carrot Chips

Whenever I eat a lot late at night I never sleep good. I had to work a double that I wasn’t prepared for yesterday so by the time I got home at 8… Continue reading

Re-think Your Resolution

It is that time of year again. The question “What is your New Year’s resolution going to be?” seems to be spilling out of everyone’s mouth. My answer is typically “Nothing“. I have… Continue reading

Re-Vamped Kids Meals & A Trip To The Grand Rapids Downtown Market

As a kid I would BEG my parents to let me get a kids meal from McDonald’s. It wasn’t very often that I ate out of that trademark red cardboard box with the… Continue reading

Pasta & Pesto

Man, was today a long day. Let’s start off with some jokes to brighten it. A guy walks into a restaurant and the day’s special was beef tongue. He says to the waitress,… Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Merry (Belated) Christmas! I don’t know about your Holiday, but mine was fantastic. On Christmas Eve I celebrated with Joseph and his family. We did the typical gift exchange, chowed down on yummy… Continue reading

Choco-Walnut Banana Bread

T-minus 2 days! I hope you have your Christmas shopping finished, that would make one of us… In my defense, before you go thinking I am a thoughtless person, I at least know… Continue reading