{Recipe Redux} No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Truffles

Can you guess the theme of this month’s Recipe Redux? Ana gave it away, didn’t she? Chocolate is definitely something I cannot live without. There are so many flavors that you can pair with chocolate: raspberries, strawberries, coffee, caramel, and even beer and wine. S’mores was my favorite childhood dessert. Who doesn’t love melted marshmallows […]


Smoky Breakfast Egg Bruschetta for One

January certainly is smokin’ hot for me! Smokin’ with illness! Doesn’t that sound like a way to start off the year? We are also talking ‘smoke’ in the Recipe Redux this month. With the flu ending its reign in my home and my appetite returning, I want scrambled eggs. I will take them any way […]


Bueli’s Cranberry Sausage Stuffing

Thanksgiving has snuck up on me this year. I can’t believe how busy our family has become with school, scouts, and sports. It has been nice to take a little blogging and social media break. While it’s nice to connect with others on social media, it’s important to remember to continue to pay attention to […]


{Recipe Redux} German Chocolate Macaroons and German Chocolate Pudding Parfait

BOO! It’s me! It’s been awhile. I have taken some time off to focus on my family and plan some vacations. The Recipe Redux theme this month, “SPOOKY SPICES”, made me dig out a ghost of a spice that needed a recipe. This particular spice scares me and stays in the back of my spice […]

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So You Wanna Be a Supermarket Dietitian? See How Kristen Johnson Made Retail a Career with 2 Different Grocers

Nutrition is a fascinating field to work in with an endless number of opportunities and different experiences. This week, I had the privilege of interviewing a supermarket dietitian who has had the chance to work with both a commercial grocery chain and a local natural market. Kristen Johnson, a dietitian for Mrs. Green’s Natural Market […]


{Recipe Redux} Homemade Strawberry Lemon Roll Ups

Hello, friends! I know it’s been awhile. I have been traveling and getting the kids settled in school. It feels good to be back sharing some homemade goodness. The theme of Recipe Redux this month is dehydrated foods. I’ll be completely honest, I haven’t done this in years. So long in fact, I almost forgot […]


{Recipe} Gluten Free Blueberry Shortcakes

Hello, Friday! It’s been a long week! This was my first week taking a online food photography course. WOW, have I been in the dark. I am learning so much and getting to know my camera better and better. Lucky you, you get to see the fruit of my labor. I would love to know […]


Alyson Dykstra, Helping Oklahoma Get Healthy with Homeland Stores

Alyson Dykstra is the fabulous Supermarket Dietitian for Homeland Grocery stores in Oklahoma. She was named Oklahoma City District Dietetic Association Distinguished Dietitian of the year. If that’s not enough, she was awarded 2013 Supermarket Dietitian of the Year by Produce for Better Health. Alyson received this award for all of the amazing work she does […]