Whole Foods Market Catering

  Last month was my son’s birthday.  I can’t believe my little guy is 7!   Time sure does fly.  For his big day I wanted to entertain our guests with something other than pizza and chips.  My local Whole Foods market, which is located in Jenkintown, Pa, showed me that they have some amazing catering platters.  I have done catering…

Back to School Healthy Lunches

Classes are back in session. Now it’s time to get the lunch situation back on track. Packing healthy lunches is key. I want to make sure my kids are getting healthy options, but I also want to make lunch fun for them so they don’t get bored of the sandwich in the plastic baggie. I…

Saffron Risotto with Shrimp

Some people hear the word risotto and they think that’s it’s just too complicated to cook. Well it really isn’t that complicated, but time consuming maybe. In the end you will not be disappointed. Risotto pairs beautifully with shrimp, fresh herbs and seasonal veggies. This dish will be perfect for your next gathering. Ingredients: 1 small…

Kerrygold Cheesy Gnocchi

Weekdays can be pretty crazy with kids in school or with work schedules.  This is a simple dish for those hectic nights.  My kids love this dish.  They say it reminds them of Mac and cheese but with gnocchi. Traditionally people make this dish with peas and bacon. But I wanted to switch it up…

Red Lentil Pasta Salad

Memorial Day is just a couple of weeks away, which means BBQ season is in full swing.  One of the most popular sides at a BBQ are those delicious pasta salads.  The ideas of what to create for a pasta salad are endless.  I personally love adding fresh herbs to mine.  It makes for added freshness and taste.  To…

Philly Farm and Food Festival

On Sunday April 14th, I had the pleasure of taking my family to Philly Farm and Food Festival.  This festival you have the opportunity to speak with farmers, food artisans and sustainable business owners.  There were over 100 vendors sampling their delicious organic farm and locally grown cheeses, baked goods, ice cream, veggies, fruits and so…