Gluten Free

Salmon Avocado Poke Bowl

Hawaiian poke is a rice bowl topped with fresh fish and lots of fun toppings, like avocado! A super simple, light meal. Look for sushi-grade salmon when shopping. The first time I ever ate raw fish was when I was about ten or eleven years old. I was at a Japanese buffet, and my mother told […]

Everyday Meals

Would You Pay $75 For a Cup of Coffee?

How much should a cup of coffee cost? With the ongoing third wave of coffee continuing to push boundaries when it comes to both the sourcing of quality ingredients and the prices we’re willing to accept, the answer to that question has gotten harder to pin down. But for a brief moment of time at […]

Everyday Meals

Island Kielbasa in a Slow Cooker Recipe

"My mother gave this recipe to me and it is a big hit at parties and potlucks. You never have to bring home any leftovers!" Ingredients Adjust US Metric 2 pounds kielbasa sausage, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 2 cups ketchup 2 cups brown sugar 1 (15 ounce) can pineapple chunks, undrained Directions Prep 10 […]

Health & Diet

How to Help Your Kids Have a Healthy Relationship With Pets

Living with animals has plenty of benefits for children. Research suggests pet ownership may help soothe anxiety, loneliness, and depression in kids while encouraging responsibility and self-reliance. “The average kid can learn responsibility and empathy through pet ownership,” says Julia Albright, associate professor of veterinary behavior at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine […]


Recipe of a Good Life

When my husband ‘s health was better and I was working, we used to travel often, far and near. I had a good life then. Now that his health has declined and I, retired, our life evolved within our small apartment. I felt miserable and empty inside. Few months back, my daughter and I had […]

Everyday Meals

A Guide to Every Type of Salmon You Can Buy

Salmon is by far the most popular fish in the United States. In 2017, it was the highest value commercial seafood species, equating to $688 million in revenues. But it would probably be safe to say the average consumer knows little about the pretty pink fish sitting atop their dinner plate. Can you tell the […]

Food Trends

ALDI Is Launching a Line of 100-Calorie Alcoholic Seltzers

We love ALDI for many reasons—namely their affordable groceries, their sustainability efforts, their underrated wine and of course their famous “Aldi Finds” section. But among their many healthy foods there’s a new grocery item we can’t wait to stock up on the next time we’re there—Vista Bay Hard Seltzer. You may have seen hard seltzers […]