Life In Balance: Fed Up

March is National Nutrition Month, and I’ve got a great film suggestion to help you celebrate!  Fed Up is a fantastic documentary taking a closer look at childhood obesity and the role of government and the food industry.  “Calories in, calories out” is the oft quoted dietary advice for losing weight, but this film challenges that premiseRead more

Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry (A Seat at the Table)

This Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry is a fast, delicious, hearty meal that I really enjoyed.  As with most stir-fries, you’ll want to have your ingredients ready before you begin since it’s a fast cooking process.  Stir-fries are also great because they’re so versatile, if you’ve got extra veggies you need to use up, you canRead more

African Peanut Stew

African Peanut Stew (A Seat at the Table)

I think this is the first time I’ve cooked collard greens before.  They work wonderfully in this African Peanut Stew; they hold up well, add a subtle earthiness, and a great texture to this creamy stew.  Collard greens tend to be inexpensive compared to other greens, but kale, swiss chard, or other greens would workRead more