Road Tripping

I’m in the process of planning a road trip down to Atlanta in November.  I haven’t seen my sister and her family in almost two years, and as my folks live just 20 minutes from them, it’ll give me the chance to spend some serious quality time with them all.  To say I’m excited would be putting it mildly.

To break up the solo drive, I’ve decided on 8-10 stops each way, visiting places I’ve always wanted to go, but never have.  And to pay for this venture, I’m using the remainder of the money I earned from my last cookbook, as well as selling the remaining copies I received.  For just $15, you can help me and help yourself!  Yes, you can buy it cheaper on Amazon.  But will you get a signed cookbook, lovingly mailed by the author herself?  HECK NO!

The DASH Diet 30 Minute Cookbook

I don’t make any royalties from my cookbooks.  None.  I was paid a flat fee for writing them.  I say this not to complain, but simply to explain why the sales mean so much.  Each book purchased from me is money that I actually see.  The lack of royalties is THE reason why I haven’t been updating the Daily Dish site.  It’s not that I’m not creating new recipes.  I am!  But I won’t be sharing them until I publish my next cookbook.  One with royalties!

If you value my work, then please show me your love.  I want to see my family, but I need to pay for gas, food, and lodging.  I’ve never done ANYTHING like this before in my life – a long-distance solo road trip with Meniere’s disease. ??!!  But I’m determined.  I know I can do this.  I WILL do this.

To buy a copy of The Dash Diet 30-Minute Cookbook, click HERE.  If you don’t have an eBay account and would like to purchase a cookbook, please send me an email ( and I can send you an invoice via PayPal.  For the price of a pizza (just $15!) you’ll be helping so much.  And we’ll both feel great.  :)) Thank you.

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Make-Your-Own Veggie Burgers

Hefty Vegan Veggie Burgers

These veggie burgers have become my go-to meal when I don’t have time to think about what to cook.  They’re almost as easy as opening a box of frozen veggie burgers, but with less sodium and no processing!  Sandwiched in a bun with fresh spinach and thick-sliced ripe tomato, they’re yum-yum-good.  Plated with salad and no bun, they’re still yummy.

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Buy a Signed Book – Support the Daily Dish!

The DASH Diet 30-Minute Cookbook

Good afternoon, everyone!  Huge thanks to all who entered last week’s DASH Diet 30-Minute Cookbook Giveaway and sincere congrats to the 5 lucky winners.  I was truly moved by the many heartfelt messages left in the comments.  Thank you all so much.

For those interested in buying a cookbook, signed copies are now for sale through eBay!


Each book is $15 and the proceeds directly support the maintenance and improvement of the Daily Dish website.

Sales are available worldwide.  Like more than just a signature?  Send a “Message to Seller” at checkout with the desired inscription.  Cookbooks are a great way to show loved ones that you really care.  :)

PLEASE NOTE: signed copies are being sold THIS WEEK ONLY!  Don’t miss your chance!

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The DASH Diet 30-Minute Cookbook GIVEAWAY!!

The DASH Diet 30-Minute Cookbook

BIG NEWS! My new cookbook is now out! But before you buy a copy, enter to win one — for FREE!

The DASH Diet 30-Minute Cookbook is packed with 175 flavorful, easy-to-make recipes, table-ready in 30 minutes or less. It features step-by-step instructions, prep and cooking times, complete nutritional information, and more. The #1 doctor-prescribed diet in the United States, the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is one of the healthiest ways to lose weight, lower blood pressure, and curb diabetes risk, all without the use of medications. You can change your life, literally, with each and every meal.

To celebrate the release of The DASH Diet 30-Minute Cookbook, my publisher Adams Media is kindly offering five (5) free copies to Daily Dish readers. To enter, simply leave a comment below letting me know you’d like to win!

Entries will be taken through Saturday, June 20th, and the five lucky winners will be announced here and on Facebook on Sunday.

One entry per person, no residency restrictions apply.


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