Recipes: Our Fav’s For August!


Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms I can never resist any variety of mushrooms. They are nutritious, versatile, and make for a hearty meal. I absolutely love them grilled on the barbeque, but for this recipe, they roasted beautifully in the oven. My preschooler isn’t a huge fan of this large variety of mushroom, but the nice thing […]

The Strawberries of Summer


‘Tis the season for strawberries! Juicy, sweet, lush organic strawberries. (I’m stipulating organic when it comes to strawberries because they are one of the top-sprayed fruits, and seeing as you’re eating the outside of the berry, it makes sense to opt for organic strawberries.) Most of the time, I like to have a variety of […]



It seems like every summer brings a new variety of melon to the marketplace. In addition to the old standbys, watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew, we now have Crenshaw, casaba, Galia, sprite, and an expanding variety of hybridized refrigerator friendly small versions of our old favorites. While delicious and refreshing on their own or with a […]