As part our family’s commitment to Build A Better Me this year, we have eliminated gluten in our diets, reduced the overall carbs in our family’s food choices, and adopted a mostly Paleo style diet. But the most compelling change in ...―
For our daily lunch over here at Casa de Groovy, we often eat a variety of green salads or things like tuna, salmon or chicken salad on brown rice cake, served with assorted fresh veggies and humus. These lunches are always extremely satisfying,...―
SURPRISE!! Well, at least to me — my hubby and son planned a surprise Mother’s Day getaway. It’s been a long time since we had a vacation and even eight long, wet Portland months since our last weekend getaway. So, they decided momma needed ...―
In the world of cocoa, the discovery process is never-ending. The story of the origins of this “Food of the Gods” (translated from its Latin, Theobroma Cacao) as well as its uses by ancient South American cultures is truly amazing. As ...―
When Virtual Potluck was approached to work with True Lemon, I was hesitant. As a native Californian (only transplanted in the Pacific Northwest) citrus is like home to me. The idea of NOT grabbing a fresh lemon or lime for a recipe seemed, ...―
I love a good lemon poppy seed cake. Not all the time and not all lemon poppy seed cakes, but when I find a good one– I’ll certainly dig in. So when I was trying to think up a recipe for Bob’s Red Mill’s Chia Seeds (which...―
VP’s Michigan based blogger, Rachel Gurk, admits that she loves cooking and baking, but isn’t a trained chef — she’s a former supermodel. The Supermodel Years Yes, that’s right the woman behind the blog, Not Rachel Ray, is...―
Donna Currie of Cookistry: The VP TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY VP Blogger Donna Currie’s rise to fame, as the author of the blog Cookistry, seems to have been activated at 110 degrees in a bath of warm sugar-water — but the truth is, Donna has...―
Our next Virtual Potluck blogger is something of a mystery to all of us and to her readers. That’s because, Arizona foodie, Theresa Greco of The Food Hunter’s Guide to Cuisine isn’t usually seen without her avatar. As this ...―
It’s no secret, we love Italian food around my house — specifically, a great homemade pizza. I have perfected the art of pizza making in The GrooVy Foody household, trying out tons of dough recipes until I came across one that is, our...―
Muy Caliente! This is how I describe VP blogger, Marnely “Nelly” Rodriguez-Murray of Cooking with Books. This vivaciously lovely, pastry chef not only brings an unbridled energy and a dash of feisty spice to our little group but...―
Anyone who knows anything about superheros knows that they always have to have an alter ego — my 3-year-old son refers to this as his “mild ego.” For Minnesota based VP blogger, Matt Weber of Thyme in Our Kitchen, that ...―
How can you tell when you are in a room, restroom, motel etc. with a mirror or a 2-way ...
After our meal, we did some walking again before the shops closed for the day! (Didn't I ...
Thursday 25th April ∙ This is the last week of the Sand Sculpting Australia's ...