State Fair Food

Summer is calling, but spring has barely sprung! One of the things I look forward to is state fairs, and they're quite iconic in the Midwest. When I was a kid, the best parts were the games, rides, events, and of course those brightly-lit food booths. The music, the crowd, the bright lights, and over-the-top…

Cerealsly Delicious

Bowl of Cereal

Everyone Loves a Combeback Cereal has always been a staple for many household breakfasts. Few things are better than gathering around the table with family and a big bowl of cereal! However, we live in a fast paced world. Because of this, many pre-COVID-19 consumers were skipping breakfast or eating a quick meal on the…

Insect Foods – Say WHAT?

Did you know that 80% of the world's population eats insects as a regular part of their diet? I know, you're thinking you should stop reading here, right? NO! Continue on, it's very important. What was once a "gag gift" for holiday parties or something you splurged on at a specialty store, is making a…

Spilling the Beans on Plant-Based Coffee Creamers

The coffee creamer section is one of my favorites at my local grocery store. It's colorful and big and always changing! I love to look at what plant-based options are hitting the shelves during my weekly trip to the store. Even though I don't consume plant-based dairy products on a regular basis, I'm still keeping…

A Look at African American Influence on Food Culture

Black Family in Kitchen

As I listen to the 'Black To The Future' Playlist on Spotify, I reflect on the resilience of African Americans. Where we have been, where we we are now, and where will we go. It only felt right to bring Black History Month to a close with this article. In it, I will be highlighting…