Out with the Sweets, in with the Healthy!

This Greek Farro and Chickpea Salad with Herbed Yogurt recipe by Cookie+Kate is quick and easy and most of all, HEALTHY! Now that the holiday's and Valentine's Day have passed, kick into gear with this colorful, tasty and nutritious salad.

CK Greek Salad

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Valentine's TASTY Dessert Recipes

Valentine's Day is coming and these tasty treats are sure to be a hit. Feed that sweet treat craving with some creative and festive recipes. They're quick and easy so you can spend more time with your Valentine and less time in the kitchen. 

  1. Raspberry Heart-Shaped Cookie Pops [McCormick]
  2. Chocolate Mousse with Puff Pastry Hearts [Food Network]
  3. The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake [Julie Blanner]
  4. Strawberry & Chocolate Dessert Quesadilla [Ready Set Eat]
  5. Chocolate Chip Red Velvet Whoopie Pies [Taste of Home]

 TOH Red Velvet Whoopie Pies       JB Chocolate Chip  Ready Set Eat VDAY Recipe       Cookie Pops

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Valentine's Day Date Ideas

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and relationships. Don't let the commercial and societal pressures stress you out. Instead, use this time to truly reflect why you and your significant other have such an amazing connection. Think back on precious memories and think forward on future dreams and hopes. Most of all, find a way to be present with that special person of yours. This post will provide you with some great and unique ideas on how to celebrate your Valentine’s Day! We'd love your feedback on successful ventures of your own that may help inspire others on their Valentine’s Day Quest.

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Purple Passion Custard

This sweet and fresh Purple Passion Custard from Juice Central is too yummy to miss out on. It gives deep grape flavors with a yummy custard texture. Made by a registered dietitian from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food & Culinary Professionals Section it is easy to make and can be enjoyed by all! Garnish with whipped cream and whole grapes. This post will provide you the recipe and 15 benefits of having grape juice.

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Overcoming Party Host Anxiety

Meal time among friends and family should always be enjoyable, especially for the host! It is common for those about to host a dinner party to experience forms of anxiety, mainly spawned from self--consciousness. Abandon any insecurities you have about your home and breath in your confidence from the fact that you are bringing people together. This post includes many helpful tips to avoid hosting anxiety from Sandy Coughlin, author of The Reluctant Entertainer: Every Woman’s Guide to Simple and Gracious Hospitality. When the stress begins to build, keep calm and carry on!

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