Author Archives: Kristel Poole

How to Clean and Store Berries - perfect for summer, now that berries are popping up at the farmers markets!

How to Clean and Store Berries

In season berries taste so much better than out-of-season berries, and this time of year the grocery stores, berry farms and farmers markets are teeming with them. We stock up on the red, blue and purple fruits, and then we realize we have no idea how to store them properly. What are we to do?…

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Peanut Butter and Banana Breakfast Smoothie

Peanut Butter and Banana Breakfast Smoothie

Mornings are busy, and often we forget to grab breakfast before rushing out the door. While you know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, sometimes there just isn’t enough time. Whether you’re headed out to work, the gym or to another activity, a quick and easy breakfast smoothie only takes minutes to…

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12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

12 Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day Weekend Cookout

Everyone loves a great meal on Memorial Day, and it’s the unofficial beginning of grilling season. On this important day of remembrance, we honor those who served in the armed forces, as Memorial Day is, most importantly, a day to honor the veterans that gave the their lives for their country. At cookouts and celebrations…

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Grilled Salmon with Yogurt Lemon Caper Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Yogurt Lemon Caper Sauce

Salmon, packed with omega-3’s and a good source of protein, along with other meaty filets like swordfish and mahi-mahi, are fantastic when infused with the flavorful char of a grill. It’s a great option when looking for a healthy protein to toss on the grates. This recipe is based on a version of poached salmon served cold…

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Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding

  Banana pudding is a southern staple and a classic dessert. There are plenty of variations to be found out there, but we like to keep it simple and stick to the basics (right down to the Nilla wafers). That said, we believe everything tastes better with homemade ingredients, so our version passes on the…

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