Dining At Aphrodite’s Table

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Ah…Mighty Aphrodite, goddess of love and lust, said to drive suitors mad with desire. For centuries scientists have searched for the magic potion capable of unleashing the full force of human fertility, sexual potency, and sexual desire. Flash forward to modern times where specialized fields of medicine treat both impotence and infertility and the term […]

10-Minute Orange Treat

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If you don’t know what to serve for dessert tonight… Try this tangy dessert tonight. One serving contains just 81 calories! 10-Minute Orange Treat Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind* 1/2 TBS fresh lemon juice 2 TBS honey 2-1/2 TBS low-fat yogurt 2 medium oranges Optional: Top with orange […]

Yams with Ginger and Cinnamon

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The health-promoting carotenoids found in yams not only give them their beautiful color but provide a great source of pro-vitamin A to your Healthiest Way of Eating., which is important for enhancing your immune function. And the yam’s rich fiber content helps fill you up without filling out your hips and waistline. Yams with Ginger […]

Be a Hero for Animals

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A dog named Honey found her hero this past summer. Honey was one of twenty dogs our Animal Rescue Team saved from dogfighting in Indiana this past July. She was weak and injured after spending most of her life either staked in a yard or fighting for her life in a bloody pit. She had […]

Basil’s Sweet (and Frozen) Side

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My basilophilic nature (yep, just made up that word) has spurred me to figure out yet another way to use my favorite summer herb: in ice cream. Freezing basil is pretty much only way you can chop, slice, or otherwise cut basil and still have it be green rather than chop, slice, or otherwise cut […]

Red, White, and Blueberry Salad

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Looking for a delicious fruit salad that won’t cost much time or money to make? This one is Red, White, and Blue and perfect for a summer BBQ or the Fourth of July. Here’s all you need: 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 3 cups fresh blueberries 1 […]

Bee Gardens: Flowers, Fruits and Herbs for a Bee-Friendly Habitat

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You may want to give your bees a helping hand when it comes to collecting pollen and nectar by planting bee-friendly flowers and shrubs in your garden or outside space. Even in a larger garden, you’ll unlikely have enough flowers to produce sufficient nectar to sustain a hive, so your bees will probably go farther […]

Greener By The Minute: DIY Natural Face Masks

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Here at ASK In Your Face, we are always looking for easy beauty tips on a budget. This week we bring you “green” face masks (and most aren’t that icky green in color!) that will help your skin glow. These face masks are all super easy, one-ingredient, all-natural and DIY! What could be better? 1. Honey. […]

Trading the Moo! For a Baa! in Your Ice Cream

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I have a new favorite ingredient!  (Although I’ll admit that as a recipe developer, I tend to have a new favorite ingredient every two weeks or so…)  I’ve been using my Ingredient of the Month in everything from desserts to dinners to baked goods.  What’s my latest culinary love?  Goat’s-milk yogurt.  It has that distinctive […]