February is filled with dip, snack, and dessert recipes galore for Super Bowl get-togethers and Valentine’s Day. But what about after those two most popular occasions? After all those snacks and sweets, veggies sound very appetizing. Too many snacks and desserts can pack on the pounds quickly. I’ve been choosing more protein meals, cutting back on meat (although I love it), and increasing vegetable and fruit intake. Veggies for Breakfast This morning I started off with a veggie-packed three-egg omelet. Too many eggs? Perhaps not. My husband met a professional truck driver who feeds his pet macaw a four-egg omelet for breakfast. I had theRead More →

Bread brings comfort, especially on Mother’s Day. I have many memories of my mother baking bread, teacakes, and cakes in her kitchen. The best dinner rolls were the ones that were divided in the middle or had three sections served hot with melted butter. Bread was my weakness, especially with butter. Butter melted in a hot roll was as good as dessert – almost.  Cornbread and Milk Ever had crumbled cornbread in a glass of milk, or buttermilk, in a glass for a snack? I think my parents must have liked cornbread the best. We had cornbread in chicken and dressing, casseroles, baked in ironRead More →