What started in 2013 as a meal planning service, Mealfit has grown into a full catering service and kitchen here in the 280 area. To challenge the notion that healthy food is tasteless, founder and chef Thomas Cox created an unexpected Southern twist on health-conscious cuisine. Cox first began cooking in college at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, using…
When this Southern belle isn't helping patients as a registered nurse, she's in the kitchen experimenting with recipes. Originally from Hoover and now living in Pelham, Shea Goldstein is eager to share ideas about healthy and creative meals through her food blog, Dixie Chik Cooks. Featured here is a chili she created to warm souls on any wintry day.
"Chocolate and peppermint always remind me of the holidays," says Carol Gregg, owner of Pastry Art Bake Shoppe, who provided us with the perfect festive recipe, sure to represent the holiday spirit and embody one of the most classic flavors of Christmas.
Feeding kids healthy food in the time of convenience is hard, as is making sure they actually eat it. Fruits and veggies are always a must-have, but with shifting opinions on everything else, sometimes it’s hard to tell what the best thing to give your kids is.