Honey Lemon Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta | An entertainer's dream dessert. Easy to find ingredients, can be made ahead, adapts to personal preferences and I've never seen anyone not like it. Ever. This is my healthified version with yogurt instead of heavy cream. www.LiveBest.info

Summer Celebration I’ve been sharing the healthyish food blogging space with members of The Recipe Redux  for two years. Each month we receive a theme so we’re all in the kitchen with a similar focus. As I celebrate two years (my first Recipe Redux post is one of the most popular on my blog, Strawberry Basil […]

DIY Homemade Yogurt

How to make your own yogurt

DIY Homemade Yogurt recipe | Simple, creamy, delicious, and oh, so easy! www.LiveBest.info

Creamy, smooth and loaded with healthy dividends, homemade yogurt is easy and inexpensive. Growing up we were admonished: Don’t play with your food. It did not stick. I’m always playing with my food. This week it’s yogurt. A gallon of milk was my playmate. Milk + yogurt + heat = homemade yogurt and it’s about that […]

Herb and Flower Yogurt Spread

this easy, colorful dip sparkles

Herb & Flower Yogurt Spread. Not too pretty to eat! Strained yogurt sprinkled with herbs and flowers from your garden. How easy is that?! www.LiveBest.info

“I received free samples of Breton Crackers mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Breton Crackers and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” I’m an entertainer. I don’t sing and dance (publicly ;-), but I like […]

Linguini with Swiss Chard

Linguini with Swiss Chard recipe | Fast and fabulous! Comes together in 15 minutes and is filled with super delish foods that deliver all sorts of health benefits! www.LiveBest.info

Popeye was on to something. When the sailor ate spinach, he morphed into a superhero—with strength to fight off his enemies. Though your biceps won’t explode when you down a can of spinach, dark green leafy vegetables are nearly superheroes.   Their protection becomes our protection Phytochemicals protect plants from their enemies. When we eat […]

Grapefruit Martini

Grapefruit Martini recipe | My favorite summer happy hour cocktail. Grapefruit Martini brings nutrish and delish to Cheers! Chill ;-) www.LiveBest.info

Grapefruit Martini brings nutrish and delish to Cheers! Are you a one-cocktail kind of person? No matter where or when you order “the usual.” Or are you more like me, a seasonal sipper? My go-to winter drink is an Old Fashioned muddled with orange and maraschino cherries with Knob Creek or Maker’s Mark bourbon. Or a […]

Berry Cardamom Baked Oatmeal

Oats, berries, and nuts baked in a spiced custard makes you rise, shine and smile!

Berry Cardamom Baked Oatmeal | An easy recipe filled with good-for you oats, walnuts, fruit and spices. A LiveBest favorite! www.LiveBest.info

Oats, berries, and nuts baked in a spiced custard makes you rise, shine and smile! Years ago my husband decided to cook omelets for friends who joined us for the weekend. When he announced, “I’m going to flip this!”  I thought: Uh, oh. I watched the flip and then followed the omelet as it slid down the […]

Repurpose Fruit Hack #4

Repurposing food to reduce wasted food one delicious bite at a time

Repurpose Food is a LiveBest series where I share delicious ways to reduce food waste. Join me as we repurpose fruit to create bestovers - one delicious bite at a time!

Repurpose Food is a LiveBest series where I share delicious ways to reduce food waste. I love being resourceful in the kitchen. Join me as we use those refrigerator finds and cabinet castaways to create best overs – one delicious bite at a time! P.S. Want more tips and recipes? Sign up for my newsletter […]

Repurpose Bread – Food Hack #3

Repurposing food to reduce wasted food one delicious bite at a time

Repurpose Food is a LiveBest series where I share delicious ways to reduce food waste. Join me as we repurpose bread to create best overs - one delicious bite at a time!

Repurpose Food is a LiveBest series where I share delicious ways to reduce food waste. I love being resourceful in the kitchen. Join me as we use those refrigerator finds and cabinet castaways to create best overs – one delicious bite at a time! P.S. Want more tips and recipes? Sign up for my newsletter […]