These strawberry desserts have your choice of topping and are also easy  gifts you can make. Do it the super easy way or make chocolate covered strawberries. We explain both. This is both a food and craft project so perfect for senior activities. The result will be an attractive centerpiece, door prize, or gift –…Continue reading

This easy salmon patty recipe is really flavorful — and fabulous for either a healthy snack recipe, or for a complete meal! This will ensure they get plenty of protein, vitamins, minerals, and those healthy Omega 3 fats. This is very important for maintaining proper nutrition. Salmon is one of the most valuable foods nutrition-wise…Continue reading

Fresh strawberry desserts are available almost all year long!Our strawberry desserts are festive enough for special holidays and parties, and can be made any time of the year. (And in the off-season, you can use frozen for most of these recipes). Nutritious! – As you may know, strawberries are very healthy with no sodium, cholesterol…Continue reading

I first became familiar with how to make mulled wine when visiting Europe (I have German ancestry), where it is popular during the chilly months. Mulled wine is an old, historical beverage dating from at least the Middle Ages, and was used to warm you up from the inside out. It’s most typically a red…Continue reading

This towering strawberry and fruit kabob is both a craft and a food project! Fun for your senior activities. Strawberries are a versatile fruit to use for any occasion, so you can decorate this kabob for lots of holidays and parties. Nutrition — As we’ve discussed on previous pages, the strawberry is an excellent food…Continue reading

Our Valentines Day Desserts are simple but unique! If you need special Valentines Day ideas for treats and desserts (something to go along with those Valentine flowers or other Valentines Day gift ideas), then we just might have something here for you! Many of our desserts are made with fresh fruit, which is an important…Continue reading

Nowadays how to make ice cream is very easy, because there are excellent electric automatic ice cream makers out there. You put in little or no effort – no salt or ice needed. The work is done by electricity or a cranking paddle, and a special freezer bowl that you pre-freeze in the freezer before…Continue reading

Get more healthy snack recipes – shared by you! Snacking seems to be a favorite past time for all ages. Everybody loves to snack. But on what? For seniors especially, who can be light eaters, healthy snacks are nutritionally important.So how do you handle nibbling and snacking? Dips, spreads, fruit, veggies, appetizers, healthy chips and…Continue reading

This fresh, homemade cranberry relish recipe has been in my family for years. Sweetened only with pure maple syrup, it has a very special flavor. And it’s versatile – you can even use it in many different healthy dessert recipes. (It’s especially delicious in strawberry desserts). Cranberries have health benefits too, and are great for…Continue reading

This pear salad mouse is both healthy and fun to create (and eat) for parties, family, or friends. Fresh pears are available all year, but it’s certainly okay to used canned fruit, as we did in this sample. We do recommend unsweetened fruit packed in water, rather than in heavy syrup, which is overly sugary….Continue reading