Will Work for Food

Trend Whisperer, A blog by Sherri Scheck-Merrill
Cool food perks in the workplace is this week’s trend and we’re going to take a look at several examples.

I’ve Done It Again

When I first heard, in 1993, that a television channel would be exclusively devoted to food and cooking I turned to my wife and said, “Boy, those suckers are in for a terrible disappointment. They won’t last a month.

Delicious & Edible Trends Slated for 2014

I am married to a Chef and have developed and marketed products for another Chef you may know – Wolfgang Puck.

J.D. Salinger Stories Leaked

J.D. Salinger stories leaked (via CNN Video) Some J.D. Salinger stories were leaked online despite his desire to keep them private until 50 years after his death.

Giada Slices Her Finger for Thanksgiving Special

The Morning Dish: November 25 (via Repost Video News) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Food Network host Giada De Laurentiis had a bloody mess on her hands Saturday when she sliced open her finger while filming the channel’s annual Thanksgiving Live special; plus, the biggest names in music came together at the American…

BevMo and the Magic of a Dirty Martini

When we were dating, my husband used to get a kick out of my ordering a dirty martini with four olives. When the icy glass was presented, he would look at all the green olives and say, “I see you’re having a salad with your martini.”

Thanksgiving at the Gas Station?

When I went to fill up my truck with gas yesterday, I was surprised by an invitation posted on every pump.

Eat to Ease Bloating

If an uncomfortable bloating sensation has you wanting to loosen your belt a notch or two, chances are you need to eat more, not less — more fiber, that is.

How to Spot Wholesome Foods

Scanning nutrition labels is a great way to help you find and make healthier food choices. And it’s estimated that at least 60 percent of Americans are in fact paying more attention to the numbers on the food packages they buy.

Good-for-Your-Gut Vacation Foods

Summer is the time to hit the road and explore someplace new. But changes in time zone, cuisine and your daily routine can leave your stomach feeling less than stellar.

On the Power of Cooking!

Last week, I was sharing with my daughter that I was working on coming up with a precious moment theme for the next article. She said, ‘Mom, why don’t you write about our family gatherings? What you have is what we all want.”

Fight Cholesterol With Healthy Fats

When it comes to improving your cholesterol numbers, the popular line of thinking goes something like this: “Eat less of this. Don’t eat that. Never, ever even think of looking at those!”

The Fiber-Heart Connection

Most people equate a high-fiber diet with a healthy digestive system. But did you know that certain types of fiber play an important role in heart health too?

Watching Your Weight? Fiber Is Your Friend

The body’s metabolism naturally slows when adults hit their 40s. Combine that with a drop in physical activity, unchecked stress and maybe less-than-stellar eating habits, and you’ve got the formula for creeping weight gain.

Cinnamon Roll Recall

Pillsbury recall: Bad batch of cinnamon rolls (via The Christian Science Monitor) PIllsbury dough boy(General Mills) General Mills announced a voluntary recall Friday of  a limited quantity of refrigerated PIllsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing. The company says that the recall was taken as a “precaution because the dough may contain…