Lightlife’s Savory Plant-Based Food Innovations

Lightlife Plant Protein Based

As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, one of the biggest food trends for 2018 will be the expansion of plant-based food innovations, such as plant protein sources and Lightlife is one of the pioneers.  Read my Food Trends for 2018 article here Plant-based diets are dominating the food world.  Several manufactures areRead more

St. Patrick’s Day – Bangers and Mash

Bangers and Mash joanns food bites

Origination of the dish Bangers and Mash Thought to be an Irish dish, Bangers & Mash originates throughout the British Isles, a group of islands including Great Britain, Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles. In native British terms, the “bangers” portion of the dish has been linked to the World War I meat shortage. Read more

Foodie Heaven at Lowes Foods

Lowes Foods - JoAnns Food Bites

Based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Lowes Foods  opened their first location in the Upstate of South Carolina in late September.  I finally visited a couple of weeks ago and boy, was I amazed. Visiting a Lowes Foods is not a normal trip to the grocery store, be prepared to spend most of the afternoon pursuingRead more

Simple Potato and Sausage Hash

potato sausage hash

I LOVE POTATOES, so much so, you would think I was part Irish.  Around 1845, approximately one million people died in Ireland due to a potato disease knows as “blight.” Some historians believe the pathogen originated in Mexico, where it had already been found, then spread to crops in the United States, making its wayRead more

National Meatball Day! – Easy Italian Sausage Meatballs

Today is National Meatball Day, so I thought I would share MY PERSONAL meatball recipe.  After I researched many recipes for the perfect, EASY meatball, I have designed this recipe.  Let me know if you try them. PREP: 20-25 MINUTES    MAKES ABOUT 2 DOZEN 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil;     1 teaspoon crushed red pepperRead more