Baked cod recipe

As the weather gets warmer, I always tend to crave seafood. There is nothing quite like the taste of fresh seafood from the coast. Spring has arrived and I can smell the salt water as I envision the beach while sitting at my desk. You may not be at the beach, but you can make your own delicious fresh fish at home.

Super food, super sprouts

Getting your family to eat vegetables can be challenging. How do you introduce new vegetables? What if your child (or spouse) is a picky eater?

There are many solutions for upping your vegetable game, from following the three-bite rule to adding vegetables to foods your family already enjoys, such as casseroles and pizza. One healthy and versatile veggie is Brussels sprouts. This leafy green is considered a “super food.” It’s a good source of iron and folate and ½ cup contains more than the daily recommended intake of vitamin K.

A healthy sweetheart meal

Celebrating Valentine’s Day often includes chocolate, cookies, candy and decadent meals. It can be tough for couples and families to enjoy the holiday while trying to watch their waistlines or keep their New Year’s resolutions to make healthier choices. You don’t have to give up on the new, healthier you just to celebrate the holiday. Try this delicious, healthy meal at home to share with your friends, family and sweetheart.



Bacon, lettuce and tomato bruschetta

Slow cooker oatmeal recipe

My good friend Milton warmed a few hearts when he offered to cook breakfast during our annual camping reunion of friends, family and hangers-on.

Now, this group has numbered as high as 30 or 40 at a meal, so it can be quite an undertaking to take on chef duty. This time, however, we had dwindled to a smaller crowd and only about a dozen or so were expected at breakfast.

Milton’s crowd-pleasing masterpiece: “Oatmeal With Stuff.”

4 healthy substitutes for your game day party

The “biggest game of the year” will be watched by millions on Sunday, Feb. 1. This big game day usually includes a party or two, complete with traditional game day foods such as chicken wings, potato skins, chips and dip, brownies and a variety of other delicious, but not so healthy options. If you’re watching your waistline and either hosting or attending a game day party this weekend, try one of these tasty alternatives: