Baby Bites with Holiday Bling

Undecided on what to surprise your guests with for a sip on snack for a cocktail or holiday party? Try little perfect one bite’s paired with fun sparkles and cocktails! Put a stick on it! Never forget about the look and feel of your gathering. If you are planning a new year’s party this season think about adding a little bling, grab a little this and that from the holiday/Christmas décor you already have in place and give it a sparkling twist!

Clean Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football and feasting. The average American will consume a hefty 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving for dinner alone. Drinks, dessert and appetizers can bring the total calorie count to 4,500, according to the Calorie Control Council, an industry group. In these simple recipes Chef Kelli has recreated the traditional flavors we all love, all while keeping our waistlines and hearts in mind.

Farmer’s Market

Chef Kelli recently made a visit to the Royal Oak Farmers Market for an on air cooking demo with Fox 2. In the segments she encourages you to utilize the great local resource that is your local markets for a bounty of whole local staples for an array of amazing Autumn and holiday dishes!

Pot Luck Picnic

We all look forward to summers in Michigan! Pot lucks are a big part of any summer gathering…family dinners, graduations, church functions, and back yard get togethers. Here are a few ideas for some easy and fresh sides and desserts for your next summer picnic. 

Mother’s Day & Springs Salads

In honor of both Mother’s Day and the plentiful springtime produce, Chef Kelli has put together some great ideas. “Spring into Salads” with some fresh and healthily gain salads using the produce of the season (strawberries, asparagus, and radishes…to name a few).    Additionally, let’s not forget about the hard working moms in our lives. Chef Kelli has also put together some last minute affordable and easy ideas to make your mom feel special.