Feeling a Little Salty??

Feeling a Little Salty??

We LOVE flavor at The Keyes Ingredients HQ. One of the most effective ways to add flavor to any dish is with seasonings and salt is one that is among the most active on our taste buds. It can take a dish from drab to fab with minimal effort.  "But Michelle!!...

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Money Matters at the Market (Part 3)

In the past few weeks, I hope you have gotten some tips on shopping, meal planning and setting up your kitchen on a budget. I'd like to finish up this 3 part series with some tips on prioritizing your grocery list. At the Keyes Ingredients, we operate on a scale of...

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Money Matters at the Market (Part 1)

 If you have ever spent any time with myself or with Dr. Keyes Ingredients, you know that we love a good bargain in our house. There are a few stores in our community that regularly advertise designers for 50-60% below retail and you can guarantee that those are...

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High Octane Fuel

Join me in painting a picture if you would, a beautiful bed of greens including spinach, arugula and kale. Top that with all of the colors of the rainbow, red tomatoes, orange peppers and carrots, yellow seeds, a white hard-boiled egg and green cucumbers....

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Spring Cleaning

It's almost spring time in Texas! You wouldn't know it with the weather this week, but it's coming! One of my favorite parts of spring is spring cleaning. It's a chance to start with everything fresh and organized for the warmer months when we would rather spend our...

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Feeding the important things in life

" Nothing quite compares to the first four gifts of life- Eye contact, a smile, a warm hug, and a great meal" - Danny Meyer If you've ever spent time with me, there's a good change that you've experienced these four gifts along with some hug jumping. It's no secret...

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Think outside of the BOX!!

It seems like the Standard American Diet (SAD) Breakfast usually consists of sugary, unhealthy boxed cereals with low-fat or no-fat milk. It's time to step outside the box! Why ditch all cereal? Even the "healthy ones"....never mind, there is no such thing. Boxed...

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The Protein Police

I think about food... a lot. I always plan. I usually know what everyone will be eating for lunch and dinner every night of the week; the week before! I know it's nuts! But you are what you eat! Sometimes though, you just need something quick, healthy, and portable. I...

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Better Than Chips

It's the most wonderful time of the year! That means that for every holiday party invitation, there is a bowl full of holiday goodness and some sort of something to dip into that goodness. Often times that something is either chips or crackers. Here at The Keyes...

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A Family Affair

Entertaining can be a process that can take hours and hours of preparation and be over in the blink of an eye. I firmly believe that entertaining does not need to be the responsibility of just one person.

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