Mulled Apple Cider

This Mulled Apple Cider is made with fresh apple juice and has delicate hints of orange, cinnamon, cloves and ginger.  It is warm and cozy and will make your house smell incredible as it simmers on your stovetop.

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Next to hot cocoa, hot apple cider is a popular cold weather drinks, and everyone has their favorite.  This Mulled Apple Cider is a quick and easy recipe to make. 

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Parsley Butter

White sweet potatoes have a milder and less sweet flavor than their orange cousins.  These Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Parsley Butter are pure comfort food in an elegant sort of way....

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GLUTEN-FREE TRAIL MIX COOKIES

These Gluten-Free Trail Mix Cookies are loaded with gluten-free oats, quinoa flour, almonds, sunflower seeds, dried coconut, dried cranberries and dark chocolate chips.  These completely addictive cookies are chewy, crunchy, and have nutritional perks...

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Superfood Salad

This Superfood Salad has a concentrated dose of nutrients and a delicious blend of flavor and texture.  Superfoods get their reputation for being rich with nutrients such as antioxidants, fiber, heart-healthy fats and/or phytonutrients, such...

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Healthy Caramel Apples

The caramel sauce for these Healthy Caramel Apples is made with  dates, pure maple syrup, a wee bit of almond milk,  almond butter and coconut oil, and a splash of vanilla.  These festive apples are...

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Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

This Lemon Basil Vinaigrette is at the top of my short list of favorite salad dressings.  This simple dressing uses fresh tender basil leaves, garlic, parmesan cheese, a wee bit of Dijon mustard, lemon...

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Beet Ginger Detox Juice

Juicing is a great way to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your diet.  This delicious Beet Ginger Detox Juice will nourish your body and help rid it of toxins.    Personally, it’s my favorite...

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Turkey Taco Soup

This crowd-pleasing Turkey Taco Soup gets its flavor from an aromatic base of tomatoes, onion, garlic, chipolte chile, refried beans (yes refried beans), and seasoning (cumin, oregano and chili powder).   Quick and easy...

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Overnight Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

This creamy Overnight Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding is studded with soft, slightly chewy,  little pearls of chia seed.  This healthy pudding is made with almond milk, plain Greek yogurt, chia seeds, pure maple syrup...

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Healthy Citrus Vinaigrette

This homemade Healthy Citrus Vinaigrette uses orange, alkalizing apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard and  heart-healthy olive oil.  The sunny fresh flavors make for a lively dressing that adds a lot of perk to any...

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Italian Style Baked Chicken

This Italian Style Baked Chicken is loaded with onion, mushrooms, kalamata olives, fresh parsley, basil and oregano, and simmered in a delicious marsala tomato sauce.  This is a chicken recipe easy enough to make...

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Healthy Italian Chicken Salad

Pile this Healthy Italian Chicken Salad high on lettuce leaves, thick juicy tomato slices or toasted sprouted bread. It’s loaded with tender bites of chicken breast, red bell pepper, red onion, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, celery...

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Thai Coconut Curry Chicken

This stew-like Thai Coconut Curry Chicken is loaded with chunks of potato, lean chicken, carrots, onion, red bell pepper all simmered in a rich exotic tasting coconut curry sauce.   An easy chicken dinner...

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Honey Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

These Honey Roasted Pumpkin Seeds mixed with sunflower and chia seeds will have you hooked at first bite. This completely addicting  sweet and salty combo is loaded with antioxidants, essential fatty acids, Vitamin E...

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Italian Lentil Soup

The recipe for this rich and hearty Italian Lentil Soup requires very little time, start to finish, and it takes advantage of lentils luscious state of tenderness.  This is a humble soup made with the...

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Dill Pickle Potato Salad

This creamy Dill Pickle Potato Salad goes hand-in-hand with summertime barbecues, picnics and pot-lucks.  It comes together in a pinch and it’s always a hit!! This creamy Dill Pickle Potato Salad is made with...

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One Pan Pesto Chicken Bake

Healthy fast-food!  This easy One Pan Pesto Chicken Bake is perfect for busy weeknights.  Chicken breasts are slathered with your favorite pesto (I used arugula pesto for this dish), then  topped with slices of...

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Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza

This crowd-pleasing Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza is like having a slice of summer.  Wedges of juicy watermelon are slathered with Greek lime yogurt (sweetened only with honey), then garnished with a colorful assortment of your...

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Immune Boosting Whole Lemon Ice Cubes

These Immune Boosting Whole Lemon Ice Cubes pack a big nutritional punch, and they add great flavor when added to a tall glass of water, juice blends, smoothies, soups and sauces. Lemons are loaded...

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Soupe au Pistou

Soupe au pistou is a French vegetable soup similar to the Italian version of minestrone.  This is a crowd-pleasing  hearty vegetable soup loaded with summer vegetables like zucchini, yellow squash and tomatoes, potatoes, beans,...