One Year Ago Today


January 19, 2010 I launched Nutmeg Notebook! I remember feeling excited and yet nervous. Perhaps no one would read my blog much less leave a comment. Would I have enough ideas, recipes and topics to write about? How does one take good photos of food? Even though it meant stepping way outside of my comfort …

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Are you Eating A Rainbow?


Have you ever read something that sparked a little light bulb moment for you and your mind keeps going back to it so you know you need to share that light bulb moment and pass it forward? I had one of those moments a couple months back when Andrea from Andrea’s Wellness Notes left this …

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Farro, Roasted Squash and Garbanzo Bean Salad


It is such a joy to find a new food that is not only a nutritional power house but bursting with flavor! Some months back I saw a couple recipes that called for something called Farro. I had no clue what it was so I did a some Internet research on this little known grain. …

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Winter Squash – Butternut, Acorn and Kabocha


Winter Squash finds it way to my dinner table on a regular basis. This versatile vegetable lends itself to savory or sweet additions. Add it to soup or a pasta dish or keep it simple and oven roast slices of squash for a filling side dish. I have been known to snack on reheated oven roasted squash …

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Multi Grain Bread VS Whole Grain Bread Product Reviews


I am usually pretty good at reading labels and weeding out foods that don’t meet my own personal healthy guidelines. I strive to find products that are made with whole grains that offer more health benefits, lots of fiber and products that taste good as well as being good for me. Over the holidays I …

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