Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Dessert

Throw tradition to the wind and forget the pumpkin, pecan and apple pies this Thanksgiving. Try your hand at something new for dessert: an exciting Thanksgiving-themed cake. Baker Krista Kingston Rattan offers her expert advice for helping to make your next cake perfect.

Harvest by LabCanna

Harvest is a new restaurant and coffee shop by LabCanna that focuses on locally sourced meals and pastries with CBD and hemp options. The trendy antique-filled space is the perfect addition to Fairview. Erin Crawford, holistic nutrition consultant and Harvest’s general manager, created an inviting, educational atmosphere for everyone, including those with dietary restrictions, to enjoy farm-fresh food along with the healing properties of hemp and…

A Juicy Fresh Start

In January, most of us close the door on holiday excesses. We review our well-being, join gyms and promise our bodies healthier foods. A tasty way to jump-start our nutrition is juicing. Jason Collins, owner of the Franklin franchise of I Love Juice Bar, suggests simple changes to take control of our diet, like eat one healthy meal a day, be it breakfast or lunch, but stop eating by 7 p.m.…

Food Styling 101 with Menu Makers

Article Maria Dinoia and Executive Chef Callie Cottrell | Photography Peggy Weatherford

You Only Live Once

Article Kyle Keene, Project Play Therapy LLC | Photography Sarah Keene, Project Play Therapy LLC

Yummy Summer Sangria

 Article Provided by Olivia Olive Oil | Photography Provided  The dog days of summer are here, but as much as we all love a glass of wine, it can be a little heavy on a hot, lazy summer afternoon. Our go-to drink is wine's sister, sangria. Fresh fruits and spices will be sure to make this your favorite summer cocktail.…

Mafiaoza’s Serves Up Homemade Goodness

No doubt if you have been in the Nashville area for any amount of time you’ve been lucky enough to have a piece of Mafiaoza’s mouthwatering pizza. Up until a year ago, to take advantage of Two for One Tuesdays—two beers or two slices of pie for the price of one—you had to head all the way to 12 South.…

Mindi Clayton’s Hometown Dish

Gardener chef and nutritionist Mindi Clayton, together with her brother, Matt Osman, opened Giardino Gourmet Salads in Brentwood in early 2016. Giardino serves specially made, handcrafted salads using a wide variety of only the freshest ingredients. The restaurant has origins in South Florida, and it expanded out of Florida for the first time when it opened here in Tennessee.

Pan-Seared Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Sautéed Mushrooms over Mashed Cauliflower

Judy Beaudin of Scrumptious Catering created this dish with the goal to satisfy warm winter cravings but with a focus on maximizing healthy, fresh ingredients and eliminating the refined carbohydrates that can cause weight gain.

What’s Brewing?

Discovering the art of tea

Something Different for Mom this Mother’s Day

This year gather local ingredients and cook for mom!

Reconnecting with the Stories Behind the Food We Eat

What did you have for lunch today? Do you know where it came from? How far did it travel to make it to your plate? According to Steven Bailey, Farm Director at Homestead Manor in Thompson’s Station, our food travels an average of 1500 miles (and several days—or sometimes even weeks) before it’s prepared and served to us. And to…

Southwestern Flavors for Midsouth Tastes

Playing in a popular band is something that many dream about, but only a few get to experience. Bassist Steve Dale is one of those lucky enough to live life on stage. However, after spending years on the road with Little Big Town, he felt a calling to something more permanent. With multiple Grammy and Dove Award nominations in hand,…

Family is the Main Ingredient

In large bowl, combine oats, nuts, coconut and brown sugar. In separate bowl, combine maple syrup, oil and salt. Stir with whisk. Combine both mixtures and pour onto two sheet pans. Cook for 75 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes to achieve an even color. Remove from oven and transfer to large bowl. Add fruit and mix until evenly distributed.