Recent Posts

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Jan 23, 15 Sour Cream Coffee Cake

By Kelly Bogard

Whether it’s cold or warm, we all love a good meal. One that’s tasty and light, but always filling.

It’s even better when preparations are quick and easy. Sweet aromas fill the air. And clean up is almost non-existent.

This week’s recipe is a little of all three and perfect for this weekend.

 

read more

Small steps. Big victories.

Jan 20, 15 Small steps. Big victories.

By Jessica Domel

Small actions lead to big results.

It’s around this time of year that many of my friends will give up on their New Year’s resolutions.

It could be that it’s impossible to healthily lose 50 pounds in one week. Or that you can’t go from junk food three times a week to swearing off fried foods cold turkey.

read more

Tamale Pie

Jan 16, 15 Tamale Pie

By Kelly Bogard

Sometimes a cold and dreary day can spark genius. It happened while having lunch with several Texas Farm Bureau co-workers and talking about what types of food we like in the winter. Of course, as Texans, Tex-Mex was quite high on the list. As well as things like stew and potato soup.

read more

No more meat?

Jan 13, 15 No more meat?

By Julie Tomascik

What if we lived in a world without steaks, pork loin and chicken? Tender roasts, smoked ham and turkey legs?

I’d be disappointed and hungry. That’s for sure.

But kids may not know these good-for-you, tasty proteins if a dietary advisory committee has their way.

Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) publish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Right now, they’re working on the 2015 edition.

read more

Skinny Chicken Ziti

Jan 09, 15 Skinny Chicken Ziti

By Kelly Bogard

Well, we made it to 2015! Last year was busy and slightly stressful for most. But we say that at the end of each year, right? I know I do.

And at the beginning of each new one, I make resolutions–some that stick, others that don’t. My two main ones this year are to take better care of my physical and mental well-being. In other words, I plan to eat better and be nicer.

read more