TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Fruit Salad For Breakfast & Snacks

[1] Pineapple chunks and mandarin segments, topped with whipped cream. Here’s the recipe from Life In The Lofthouse. *** [2] Pineapple chunks and orange segments, topped with vanilla yogurt. Here’s the recipe from Mr. Breakfast. [3] Pineapple and cantaloupe chunks topped with cottage cheese. Here’s the recipe from Tried And Tasty | Super Healthy Kids.… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Fruit Salad For Breakfast & Snacks”

TIP OF THE DAY: Another Way To Serve Cheese & Apples

[1] Serve a cheese board with three different of apple preparations (photos #1 and #2 courtesy Castello Cheese). [2] Make your own apple chips, or buy our favorites from Bare Fruit.N   What’s new about cheese and apples, you say? Apples have been served with cheese for thousands of years. But this tip, courtesy of… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Another Way To Serve Cheese & Apples”

FOOD 101: The World’s Oldest Foods

[1] Figs growing on the tree (photo courtesy Indoor Citrus Trees). [2] Brown turkey figs (photo courtesy Melissa’s).   For back-to-school season, we went back to “food school” to re-examine the domestication of crops. In 2006, the discovery of figs in an 11,400-year-old house near the ancient city of Jericho established figs as the world’s… Continue reading “FOOD 101: The World’s Oldest Foods”

TIP OF THE DAY: Turn A Banana Into A Work Of Art For National Banana Day

August 27th is National Banana Lovers Day (April 18th is National Banana Day 2018). While you’re on a long conference call, or waiting for an internet connection that’s taking its time, show your love by decorating your banana. No drawing talent? Take a Sharpie or a ball point pen and create swirls, zigzags, dots, whatever.… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Turn A Banana Into A Work Of Art For National Banana Day”

TIP OF THE DAY: Summer Naked Cake With Stone Fruits

The summer’s selection of stone fruits are begging for a naked cake. June through September is prime stone fruit season in the U.S. WHAT ARE STONE FRUITS? Stone fruits are members of the Prunus genus, and include: Apricots Cherries Lychees Mangoes Nectarines Olives Peaches Plums Cross-breeds such as apriums, plumcots and pluots   A stone… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Summer Naked Cake With Stone Fruits”