Just in time for fall and the NYC Wine and Food Festival: a fall-apart tender, red wine-enhanced brisket ragu (with a mystery spice), Barilla® cellentani (corkscrew) pasta, and a chance to win tickets to the NYC Wine and Food Festival! Read More »
We are big football fans in my family and now that football season is officially here, I’m pumped to cheer my team on. No football game is complete without some serious food. I’m partial to chili and cornbread, or steak and cheese sandwiches, or wings with celery and blue cheese sauce. Plus, there’s the snacks! Read More »
I don’t know about you but we are holding on to summer for as long as we can!! I’m not ready for the colder weather or fall flavors just yet. We still have lots of fresh summer produce in our local ShopRite so that is what inspired this Summer Pasta Primavera dish brought to you Barilla.
Have I got a treat for you! Today, not only am I bringing you a delicious recipe, but I’m also brining you an opportunity to win a trip to the NYC Wine & Food Festival! Well, actually, I can’t take full credit. ShopRite and Barilla have teamed up to run a sweepstakes giving away tickets to the event. Read More »
For the past two years at my children’s school, a nutritionist from a local program aimed at teaching school children about healthy eating comes to speak to the kids. They learn about healthy foods, vitamins and minerals, and about what they need to eat to keep their minds fresh and their bodies strong. Read More »
I always feel like a better cook during the summer. Despite all outdoor signals that the oven should not be on, my creativity is fueled by the unbelievable amount of fresh seasonal produce available. With that in mind, I resort to simple yet flavorful dishes and techniques. Read More »
In my busy life, I work two part time jobs. I’m also the coordinator for the soccer program at my children’s school, and a troop leader for my daughter’s Girl Scout troop.
That means that now that school has started, our evenings are a little crazy. Read More »
Last week my son and his friend had the chance to visit our favorite local ShopRite for a free kids nutrition education session offered by ShopRite’s in-store Registered Dietitian. Read More »
Summer is my favorite season and we still have several weeks left of hot weather and extreme sun exposure. It’s important to always apply sunscreen when your activities take you outdoors. Whether it’s a walk in the park, a day at the beach or an afternoon in the pool, sun protection is crucial. Read More »
There are a few widely accepted harbingers of summer–the whimsical jingle of an ice cream’s truck tune, the full blooms of flowers signaling the reawakening of nature and of course the abundance of jewel-toned produce. Here on the east coast, this past winter was a rough one – brutal cold and several feet of snow made even the most devout lovers of cold weather long for the sunshine (and food) of summer. Read More »