Fast Food Can Be So Tempting

Simple summer fresh sweet treat

Summer berries, fresh whipped cream, and vanilla cake That is what we crave in the heat.  Nature provides these gorgeous berries throughout the season.   Combine that with a simple vanilla cake and whipped cream to add the sensation of full-bodied flavor, sweetness and texture. The one, two, threes…it is

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The Isle of Capri, layered in a chicken breast

Gratefully I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to travel to some of the most luxurious locations in the world (trust me, my journeys have just begun!). Treasured ingredients offered in each unique location become another grain of sand on my “culinary beach”. Each experience building my palette, my appreciation and

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Sushi At Home–Yes You Can!

Sushi.  I crave it at time.  The flavors, so fresh, intrigue my palette.   Going out for sushi dinner is one of my favorite meals out.   One of my dear friends is a Japanese Sushi Master, he’s taught me a few tricks to create these same healthy tastes at

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Fast food can be so tempting.   When you’re on the go, or maybe your feeling low, or maybe you’re traveling and just need comfort.   It’s reliable!

You know its taste, texture and smell.  On certain days and certain times, it’s like an old friend.  So how does a person that treasures true flavor and the integrity of natural ingredients stop her own kids from developing this unique and not so healthy relationship?   Well, it’s not by saying “no”.  We all know what we do when we are told “no”, we just want it more.

Now, the taste, texture and smell represent rebellion and independence.  So what to do?  Allow it, indulge it, then gently, about a half hour after the meal is over, ask them how the feel from that food?

Does this speak to anyone of you?  Share your relationship with fast food, we’ve all had one.

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