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7 Blue Zone Foods to Include in Your Diet

By Cathy Wong For a long life and better health, try boosting your intake of foods that people living in Blue Zones have in their diet. A concept developed by National Geographic Fellow and author Dan Buettner, Blue Zones are areas across the globe where people tend to live the longest and have remarkably low […]

Elevating Standards of Taste

Elevating Standards of Taste

Elevating Standards of TasteBy Angie Anderson Times are changing and if you have not already embraced the desire to learn about the contents of your pantry, as well as your fruit bowl, now is the time. Do not let yourself fall behind in the movement of elevated standards. Take off your blinders and start implementing […]

Food of the Month: Shiitake mushrooms

Food of the Month:   Shiitake mushrooms

Food of the Month: Shiitake mushroomsShiitake mushrooms are one of the most flavorful mushrooms. They have a robust, earthy, slightly bitter flavor and a chewy texture. They come fresh or dried. I prefer to use the dried ones because the soaking water has a tremendous amount of flavor. The most important thing about cooking dried […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.

Food of the Month: Delicata Squash

Food of the Month: Delicata Squash

Food of the Month: Delicata SquashOut of all the winter squashes, one stands out as being the sweetest, most tender and delectable – delicata squash. It is my favorite and after you taste one, I hope it will be yours too! Not familiar with it? It’s the smallest of the winter squashes. It looks like […]

About the writer: Valerie Wilson

Valerie Wilson is a chef, author, counselor, and host of "Healthy Cooking with Macro Val" on BMSRadio. She teaches macrobiotic, vegan cooking classes in Westland, Mi.