A Dietitian’s View: Vacation

Viennese pastries to celebrate Fika!

As long as I am on a kick of sharing vacation posts with you all, my cousin Marian, the dietitian, is back! And she has an incredible vacation to share, and tips on how to stay healthy amid said vacation. Continue reading

Travel in New England: End of the Season in Martha’s Vineyard – Part 3

The best chopped salad ever at the newes of america pub in edgartown

Note: The Kelley House, hosted our stay and dinner at The Newes from America Pub, as always, all opinions are my own.  We were on our 6 mile bike ride back from Oak Bluffs to Edgartown on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Continue reading

Travel in New England: End of the Season in Martha’s Vineyard – Part 2

Coffee and the Martha's Vineyard Times on the balcony of the Kelley House

Note: The Kelley House, hosted our stay and dinner at The Newes from America Pub, as always, all opinions are my own.  Naturally our first order of business for day 2 on Martha’s Vineyard was to head to the lobby for coffee, Continue reading

Travel in New England: End of the Season in Martha’s Vineyard – Part 1

Bluepoint oysters at the marthas vineyard food and wine festival

Note: The Kelley House, hosted our stay and dinner at The Newes from America Pub, as always, all opinions are my own.  Every October, my sister comes to visit and we take a road trip somewhere in New England to experience the Continue reading

Time to Get Tropical ….Tropical Cauliflower Rice Salad!

Pineapple rice 2

It is officially summer ya’ll! If the temperatures creeping about 100 degrees daily didn’t tip you off, then maybe all the incredible fruit available right now should have! This time of year is perfect because you don’t even have to cook! Continue reading

Boston Blue Grass Brunch at Loretta’s Last Call

Lorettas Blue Grass Brunch Bacon Jam Dumplings

The Blue Grass Brunch at Loretta’s Last Call on Lansdowne Street in Boston’s Fenway Park area, is the Boston blue grass brunch I have been looking for since news of the closing of two of my favorite brunches, The Blue Continue reading

Sangria Restaurant & Tapas, Newton, MA

Steak topped with ham & fried egg at Sangria restaurant & tapas

Last month, Sangria Restaurant & Tapas opened around the corner from us in Newton, MA.  This is co-owner Marlon Cardona’s first adventure in restaurant ownership after a long career of working in (mostly Italian) restaurants. We went during their grand Continue reading

Not Your Average Joe’s in Waltham – The future of this local chain

NYAJ salmon

Not Your Average Joe’s opened in the new Market Basket Complex in Waltham, MA last month. A few weeks ago I joined some bloggers and Not Your Average Joe’s (NYAJ) Executive Chef Jeff Tenner for an introduction into the future Continue reading

All Day Breakfast at McDonald’s is finally here – Boston event today!

Some pretty big news came down the pipe a couple of weeks ago…McDonald’s is FINALLY serving breakfast all day! So now, even after 10:30 a.m., you can enjoy some of your breakfast favorites alongside your french fries and quarter pounder Continue reading