Lentils: Nutrition-Packed and Fiber-Rich

By Diane Giuliani Even though spring is fast approaching, we’ll surely see a few more cold damp days through March and April. When one of those days hits, I often fall back on one of my favorite super simple dinners that I can throw together in no time – Lentil Soup, or Stewoup as I […]

Chocolate Gets a Thumbs Up!

By Diane Giuliani, CHHC Late last year my youngest son was participating in a See’s Candy fundraiser for his high school Chamber Choir. I spent several weeks looking at a color slick photo sheet on my kitchen counter of a variety of chocolate confections that See’s has earned great notoriety for. We all know what […]

Get Your Crucifers On!!

By Diane Giuliani, HHC You’ve most likely been eating your crucifers since you were a child and didn’t even know it! Cruciferous vegetables, a botanical family with the Latin name of Cruciferae or Brassicaceae, include many shapes, colors and sizes of vegetables. It’s only when these plants go to seed and flower that you see […]