Cricket Protein – Say What?

  I ate a food grade cricket last year at the International Food Bloggers Conference in Sacramento. After you get over the initial thought of munching on a cricket –legs and all, it simply tasted like sunflower seeds with a crunch. This past week I purchased cricket based snack chips at my Fry’s grocery store.…

What’s in Your Bread Box?

Eat More Fiber Foods containing fiber help you maintain a healthy weight and may lower your risk of diabetes and heart disease. There are two forms of dietary fiber: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber dissolves in water and forms a gel. When you cook a batch of oatmeal, you’ll note how “gummy” it becomes. Soluble…

Persimmons

  Persimmons are a gorgeous winter fruit perfect for eating raw. This Northern California fruit thrives in cold weather and is in peak season from October to December. Persimmons have the texture of a cantaloupe and taste like a sweet pumpkin with a dash of cinnamon. Looking into the history of persimmons, Pilgrims in North…

What’s for Breakfast?

Looking for a new hot breakfast that’s not to heavy but satisfying…try my Raspberry Coconut Quinoa Breakfast Bowl. With less than 10 ingredients you’ll be eating in no time.                                               Raspberry Coconut Quinoa…