Original recipe from, which has been modified by Donna Hargrove, DO, nutrition editor Pancakes from scratch are not hard to make and are much more tasty and nutritious than anything out of a box, regardless of the claims made on the package. Serve with fresh fruit for a satisfying way to start the day.


This is a no knead bread from the cookbook: Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg, M.D. & Zoe Francois This is a great book and I highly recommend it for a variety of breads that are easy and the dough can be kept in the refrigerator for a week. You just…

Eggplant-Basil Pesto Bruschetta

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor A super way to use older bread that is going or has become stale or just dried out. Topping can be just about anything you can dream up that would be tasty to yourself and friends. Sometimes I put out a bunch of ingredients and let…

Low Country Boil with Southern Fried Hush-puppies

Guests love this meal. It is both visually appealing and unique to in that it requires little preparation effort and, with a little bit of attention to timing, cooks everything in one pot ready to dump onto a large platter and serve. The choice of ingredients is up for grabs as long as it includes…

Gunslinger Cornbread

Recipe courtesy of Donna Hargrove D.O., FACOG- Nutrition Editor This is a variation of an easy cornbread that packs some heat and has a little extra punch from the red curry powder in combination with the black pepper. Enjoy!

Pizza Dough with Whole Wheat flour with Two Preparation Techniques

You can use the basic recipe below and treat the dough in the traditional manner, putting it freshly made onto a stone with ingredients and cook or you may choose to par bake the crust and add par cooked ingredients later. The second technique is especially handy when you don’t want to spend the evening…

Easy Corn Bread

Recipe courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., FACOG – Nutrition Editor Equipment/ utensils required: 9″ to 12 ” cast iron skillet, stainless steel stirring utensil, measuring spoons, liquid measuring cup. Ingredients: 10 oz. (1 ¼ cup) all-purpose flour 6 oz. (3/4 cup) organic corn meal