RECIPE: Sweet Green Juice For National Green Juice Day

A sweet and green juice blend from Juicing Connection.   January 26th is National Green Juice Day. Not everyone is a fan of blending kale and spinach, so here’s a green juice that takes a different direction: sweet and minty. Ingredients Per 8-Ounce Serving 1 10-ounce cucumber 2 cups chopped mint, loosely packed 1/2 lime,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Herb Salad

An herb salad hits the spot. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE.   Even if you’re not in the practice of serving a large green salad with dinner, a small herb salad is an easy way to have a few greens that don’t need a heavy dressing. It goes well with any protein.  …
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FOOD FUN: Why Ask Why? Food Trivia

Top: Crackers have pin holes so the air escapes and they don’t rise. Photo courtesy PantryPacker.com. Bottom: A checmical in mint tricks the brain info feeling coolness. Photo by Jeffrey Collingwood | SXC.   Here are some fun food facts adapted from TodayIFoundOut.com Why Chiles Taste Hot The heat in chiles comes from a colorless,…
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RECIPE: Peppermint Crunch Marshmallows

TOP PHOTOS: Minty marshmallow marvels for Christmas snacking. BOTTOM PHOTO: Buying peppermint candy crunch saves you the time of trying to evenly crush whole peppermints or candy canes. Photo courtesy King Arthur Flour. Photos courtesy King Arthur Flour.   To bring to a party or for homemade gifts, marshmallows are a delightful alternative to cookies.…
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RECIPE: Mojito Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potatoes with a “Mojito” touch. Photo courtesy Chef Ingrid Hoffmann | Facebook.   Chef Ingrid Hoffmann calls these “Mojito” mashed sweet potatoes because they have fresh mint and lime juice. Find more dellicious recipes on her website, IngridHoffmann.com. Ingredients For 4 Servings 2 large sweet potatoes, washed but unpeeled (about 1½ pounds) 1…
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