Wild Alaskan Salmon

We are so happy that it’s the season for wild Alaskan salmon! The season began at the end of May and runs through mid-September. Our absolute favorite salmon is that which comes from Copper River. The color is so dark … Continue reading

Summertime Diet Destroyers

Summer is in full swing. That means going to the beach, pool parties, ball games, state fairs, and backyard bbqs. That also means a lot of high-calorie, high-fat, high-sugar, and high-salt foods that are bound to wreck your waistline. Here … Continue reading

Simple Summer Garden Salad

When it’s hot outside, the last thing you want to do is spend hours in the kitchen. One of our favorite no-fuss, no-cook, simple recipes is for a delicious, nutritious, and refreshing salad that uses only 4 ingredients. It couldn’t … Continue reading

Fresh and Fruity

Spring and Summer are our favorite seasons as it’s when the best fruits are available. Produce stands at markets and farmer’s market stalls are brimming with so many colors of the rainbow. Super sweet strawberries, gem-like apricots, luscious mangoes, and … Continue reading

Supplements – The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

More than half of all U.S. adults are popping pills – vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and herbs – in the hopes that it will cure what ails them. But will these supplements actually help them lose weight, reduce blood pressure, lower … Continue reading

Cherry Berry Cobbler {gluten free}

The summer fruit selection continues to inspire us. The variety of fruit right now is unbelievable, which makes it kind of hard to decide which fruit to use on top of our Much Ado about Museli recipe (from our cookbook, … Continue reading

Red, White, and Blue Mini Tarts

No meal would be complete without dessert. And on the 4th of July, which is just a few days away, your dessert should proudly boast the colors of the American flag. So, we here at U Rock Girl have come up … Continue reading

Get Your Grill On!

So, the 4th of July is in about a week, and we know what that means – people all over the place will be firing up their grills and having parties. Whether you’re a grilling pro or are just beginning to get your … Continue reading

Prevent Dehydration

It’s summertime, and the temperature outside is now more or less regularly over 90 degrees. Prime time for dehydration. If where you live also happens to be humid, then you’ve just moved into the dehydration fast lane. And for all of … Continue reading

Summer Soup

On a hot summer day, you need something to cool you down. If you’re like us, you want something that’s quick to fix, won’t heat up the kitchen, and will keep you bathing suit-ready. A nice bowl of chilled soup that’s … Continue reading