Fitness. Evolved.

If you're like most people, getting more fit and even losing weight tops the list of your 2018 New Year's resolutions. As a matter of fact, according to a study from the Statistic Brain Research Institute, roughly 42 percent of Americans made New Year's resolutions last year and the most common resolution? You guessed it: increasing fitness and activity. It’s…

New Year, New You

Losing weight and getting fit usually tops the list when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. Every January, those who work in gyms and workout facilities know to expect an influx of people hoping to make good on their promise to improve their health. And, while people kick off the New Year with the best of intentions, as time goes…

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.

Christmas by Design

The magic of Christmas often shines through in the way we decorate our homes. Every year we pull out boxes that have been packed away and delight in rediscovering beloved ornaments and decorations bearing memories of Christmases past. In fact, we often look to recreate some of those warm, special feelings we remember from years ago.

Cheers to the New Year

"When a loved one was diagnosed with breast cancer, I became their caretaker. I signed on to be by their side for their treatment and every doctors appointment, and I soon came to realize how important friends were to both of us. Everyone stepped up to take on a task to help surround our friend, from providing food, to taking…


Layla McCormac has the same energy, enthusiasm and inquisitive spirit you would expect with any 2-year-old child. During a recent visit, she could barely sit still in her mother’s lap long enough to take photos. Once her mother set her back on the floor, Layla was out of the living room and scooting down the hall, something that would have…

Inside Brentwood Lifestyle’s Cookie Jar

Of the many hundreds of cookie recipes within the creative baking repertoire of Brooke O'Dell, owner of Sugar Drop Inc., at 7020 Church Street East in Brentwood, she chose to share the following recipe for whoopie pies because she believes these cookie-cake-pie concoctions are highly underrated.

Out of the Kitchen

To exceed diners' expectations is the unwavering goal of Mére Bulles executive chef Christopher Smithing and his kitchen team at 5201 Maryland Way in Brentwood. This culinary artist creates food that looks and tastes amazing.

Simple, Fun and Even Healthy Recipes

A few years ago, my nieces were sitting around watching TV while the adults sweated over the timing of the turkey and who makes the best stuffing and whether apples or nuts or both should be added to the final sage dressing.

A Pinch of This, a Splash of That

Using wine in cooking intensifies flavor and adds another level of uniqueness to your recipe. It gives a dish that extra something special to turn great-grandma's pasta sauce recipe into your own (and make your sister-in-law jealous). So grab that secret ingredient from the wine cellar and head to the kitchen.