Happy Holidays!

Gingerbread House


I hope you had a good Thanksgiving and were able to share your life with family and friends. Once the weekend is over and everyone goes back to their jobs and their regular life. It’ s time to put up the tree, get out the menorah, or whatever decorations and traditions you follow. It is typically a happy time of year to celebrate. You might make a gingerbread house, a snowman or snow fort if you are lucky enough to have an early snow fall. If you live near a hill, you might even get to do some sledding.





A small break with tradition


Guess who cooked Thanksgiving Dinner this year?

I. A professional chef we hired for the occasion

II. My husband, took over preparation of the entire meal

III. My mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, brother or other friend

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On to the rest of the holidays!

I hope you get some time off throughout the holiday season to enjoy the pleasure of spending time with your family and friends. With all the turmoil we face around the world, this is a good time to pause and think about all the good things that have happened this year.


Peace on Earth

Hi, I am

Barbara Spalding MS, RDN, Culinary Dietitian

As a dietitian and world traveler, I love bold flavors — in food and in life. 14 years ago, I fell down the rabbit hole into Breast Cancer Wonderland. Since then, I’ve learned to cook differently while savoring the pleasures of food and companionship. I’ve built a resilient new life and a bold new kitchen. Let me show you the flavors of the world.
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