Chilly Days

It is that time of the year. Fall is here and Winter is approaching. Delicious soups can warm our bodies and souls. What is your favorite soup? Enjoy great nutrition and enjoy your life. Here’s to great health! Happy soup dining! Patrice Tankard


Live Longer

Eat healthy everyday. You will feel so much better if you eat plenty of vegetables, fruits, nuts, grains and some protein. Drink plenty of water, exercise and sleep well. Live longer. We’re in this together , so let’s go! Patrice Tankard


The Best Jarred Items to Have in Your Pantry

Check out this amazing article by Clarissa Buch! https://www.foodandwine.com/cooking-techniques/best-jarred-foods-chefs?utm_campaign=foodandwine_foodandwine&utm_content=topfwqualities&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=60c37629438fb60001a5c6d9&fbclid=IwAR3Jmc_4JijBcMlgCNvCHf6G1Ju0hzJTobEXbyc2j4z9rFYs011givFj17M


Raspberry Macarons

Check out this amazing recipe by the “House of Nash Eats” Ingredients 3/4 cup almond flour/meal 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup freeze dried raspberries pulsed to a fine powder 3 large egg whites room temperature 1/2 cup granulated sugar Filling 1/4 cup salted butter softened 1 cup powdered sugar 3 Tablespoons raspberry jam plus more for filling the macarons 1-2 teaspoons heavy cream as needed Instructions Prepare two baking sheets by lining them with parchment paper or Read More


Vegan Green Tea Match Ice Cream

If you want a fresh a delicious plant-based ice cream, try this one from Traditional Medicinals! https://www.traditionalmedicinals.com/articles/diy/vegan-green-tea-matcha-ice-cream/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=earnedsocial&utm_campaign=fb_feed_ppjgtmatchaicecream_earned&fbclid=IwAR3JbJxlCFsTiKFEO1KGuIMLtZ2gsAzje5uZkTQ2ZkMWv8Z3qx1TIzdpBjY


Try This Vegan Fried Chicken From Atlas Monroe!

Atlas Monroe has the best Vegan Fried Chicken period! Summer vacation is super fun and this sandwich is delicious with Fried Vegan Chicken, pickles, vegan Mayo on organic seed-grain bread. Try this and you will love it! Live happy, live healthy and use your best China! Patrice Tankard Note: Here is the website. Log on Read More


Make Mother’s Day Easier This Year

Happy Mother’s Day to all nurturers of children. You deserve the very best! If there is someone in your life who is still here for you to appreciate for nurturing you, then please take time to appreciate them. Let me share with you ways in which my children helped to make my life so much Read More


Lunch in Kentucky

As I sat looking out of the window during the flight, I have to admit that I was a bit nervous. This was my first time riding in my brother’s airplane. Ben flew Jewel and I from Tennessee to Kentucky for lunch at the Montana Grille for a family business meeting. He is a great Read More


Winter Vacation

Friends and IHOP go hand in hand! My friends and I have two weeks off for vacation. Do things that matter. Enjoy the simple things in life. Spend time with friends and loved ones. Talk about life, laugh a lot, eat, drink and be merry. Live your life happy. Happy Winter vacation and Happy Holidays! Read More

Gold Lampchops

Poetic Phoods

If you live in the Houston, Texas area and if you are in need of a Personal Chef, please check out Chef Redd at “Poetic Phoods.” They are “Home of the Original 24K Gold Lollipop Lamb Chops.” It would be worth the experience. Have you ever eaten Gold? Enjoy life and live out loud! Patrice Read More