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  • Salad dressed up for spring
    Salad dressed in pastel pink
    Spring officially starts this Saturday. Most everyone has had their fill of winter and this one was a brutal one for many. This makes us even more glad that spring isn't far off! Spring brings us a time of renewal and we often associate spring...
  • Peanuts
    Eating peanuts protects cardiovascular health, study finds
    A peanut butter sandwich may be the most popular lunch packed for children, but besides being a popular sandwich filling peanuts provide a variety of health benefits. Recent research published March 2, 2015 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine...
  • 7 Must Have Pantry Staples
    7 Must-Have Pantry Staples
    Sticking to a healthy eating plan can be a bit challenging at times. One trick that can help to keep you on track is to make sure that your pantry is stocked with items that taste good and have the benefit of keeping you healthy.Here are seven...
  • Bread with the jam in it
    Bread with the jam in it
    As long as I can remember, I've always enjoyed jam on a piece of toast or a biscuit for breakfast. This was something that I look back on in my early years with fond memories. It's memories of good food we had as children that we carry...
  • National Peanut Butter Day:  Nutty treat Americans love to eat
    National Peanut Butter Day: Nutty treat Americans love to eat
    If your taste buds are screamin’ for a treat to eat, go grab a spoon. It’s time to “spread” a little love! Jan. 24 is National Peanut Butter Day in the U.S.A! Not to be confused with National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day...
  • Shrimp is one type of food that can cause an allergic reaction
    Tiny amounts of some foods may pose hazard to people with certain allergies
    A concern for people who are allergic to certain foods such as peanuts is that processed foods they consumer may have trace amounts of the food which can cause a potential life-threatening allergic reaction. A new study indicates that very small...
  • Boy banned from flight: British boy not allowed on plane for nut allergy, what?
    Boy banned from flight: Nut allergy prevents boy from leaving US? Plane 'right'
    A boy banned from a flight out of the US is filing a complaint after allegedly hearing from the airlines that “Americans have the right to eat nuts.” The 11-year-old British boy in question, Daniel Levitan, suffers from a severe nut...
  • Fudge to serve a crowd
    Fudge to serve a crowd
    Not all holiday gatherings consist of small, intimate groups. Many involve large, if not huge, numbers of people! With Christmas and New Year's parties, that also means having plenty of food to go around. When you go through recipes in most...
  • Airline executive embarks on a rage over a bag of nuts on flight leaving JFK
    Airline executive nut protocol chaos: Disdain for bagged nuts delays JFK flight
    Bagged nuts are nothing to lose your cool over, but one airline executive's disdain for nuts in a bag is a gripe heard around the world today. The executive might have been seen as nuts in the eyes of the other passengers as she orders the...
  • Nib that stress in the bud
    Foods to eat when you're stressed
    As winter approaches, so do many other unfortunate factors that make this season one of the most difficult to muster. Low temperatures and the possibility of snow, colds and flu raging rampant, and the proximity of finals are only a few of the...
  • Christmas tradition of fruit, nuts, hard candy
    Origin of putting fruit, candy and nuts in children's stockings at Christmas
    Some of you might remember receiving an apple, an orange, a couple of nuts in their shells and hard candy in your stocking or paper bag on Christmas morning. Perhaps some of you give those items to your children just as your parents gave you....
  • Flavor foods with a pistachio and olive pesto
    Flavor foods with a pistachio and olive pesto: Dinner sauce or appetizer dip
    Something new and exciting to bring to the table always excites the palate and the people who gather around. Pesto sauces are becoming quite popular and are easy to prepare. They certainly take a lot less time to put together than a pot of tomato...
  • Health benefits of nuts: Fortified natural nutrition that is health smart
    Health benefits of nuts: Fortified natural nutrition that is health smart
    One of nature’s splendid creations are nuts. There are many different types of nuts grown and sold daily. Since today, October 22 is “National Nut Day” we wanted to share some of the benefits that consuming nuts can provide.These...
  • Banana Splits made into a cake
    Banana Splits made into a cake
    When was the last time you had a Banana Split? Banana splits are always fun to make and to eat. In case you've never made one, all it consists of is a banana that's divided in half lengthwise and placed in a sundae dish. Then, you can top...
  • Autumn in Ballston
    Most pleasant news: Feels like autumn
    Today, we probably turned the corner from summer to fall, real quickly. The air is cool, but not cold. It is 62 degrees and diving to 47 overnight. The breeze is blowing, but not harshly. The flowers and trees are “lovin' it”.A...
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