Top 7 Health Benefits of Eating Carrots

Next to potatoes, the humble carrot is the second most popular vegetable out there.  If you’re like me, you probably buy both potatoes and carrots (and onions and celery) each and every week at...

Coconut Curry Turkey and Quinoa Meatballs

These Coconut Curry Turkey and Quinoa Meatballs are rich, flavorful, aromatic and the combo of flavors going on here is amazing!!  They’re also quick and easy to make!

Iced Green Tea with Apple, Lemon and Ginger

Since springtime is upon us (hello daylight savings time),  with summer following closely behind, I thought we needed a good iced drink to toast the warmer weather with.  This Iced Green Tea with Apple,...

Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Muffins are a new favorite of mine.  They’re made with almond flour, sweetened with honey, loaded with blueberries, have a hint of lemon, and they’re completely addicting!  I have...

Chicken with Spinach Pesto Sauce

This Chicken with Spinach Pesto Sauce is a quick and easy dish to pull together.  I serve it with quinoa, but feel free to serve it with pasta.  This meal is all about the...

Roasted Garlic Chicken Soup

This Roasted Garlic Chicken Soup has been the only thing I’ve made in over a week.  Just too much going on in life which left me feeling a bit raw and like I was...

Chicken Continental

I can’t even count the number of times I’ve made this dish.  It only takes about 5 – 10 minutes to assemble, and needs  very little tending to while it cooks.  This Chicken Continental...

Wilted Lemon Garlic Spinach

I have been making this Wilted Lemon Garlic Spinach as a side dish for years.  It really goes great with salmon and grilled chicken.  I used to order it all the time “to go” at my favorite...

Coconut Curry Popcorn

This Coconut Curry Popcorn is a great healthy snack to whip up.  And if you’re like me – you like your snacks.  I don’t know if it’s boredom, nervous energy or just plain old...

Super Bowl Party Food

Party food isn’t just about dip…..although a party wouldn’t quite be a party without a few good dips on hand.  Here’s a round-up of some quick and easy game food recipes for you to...

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with cashew butter, sweetened with dates, they taste decadently buttery and they practically melt in your mouth.  You’re going to love them!!  I mowed through 3...

Carrot and Avocado Salad with Jalapeño Lime Vinaigrette

This Carrot and Avocado Salad is crunchy, bright, flavorful ….and it’s totally loaded with antioxidants.  I always have an abundance of carrots in my refrigerator (because I make a lot of soups and they...

Chimichurri Sauce

I love my pesto (pistou), whether it’s made with basil, arugula or cilantro….and the more garlicky the better.  But….I’m new to chimichurri sauce.  I had it for the first time just a couple of...

Coconut Curry Broccoli Soup

  I’m back after a brief break from here.  The last 2 weeks have been extremely difficult for my family due to health issues for two family members.  Lots of sleepless nights and tear-stained...

Veggie Quinoa Quiche

Happy New Year to you sweet people!!!   I hope each of you had a very nice New Year’s!  Here we are…. are you ready to embrace 2016?  Did you set any resolutions… or do...

Veggie Tacos with Homemade Taco Seasoning

Hi guys!  I hope everyone had a really great Christmas!  Have you been hitting all of the stores for the great after Christmas sales?  Yup…me too!  I have a quick, delicious and super healthy...

Top 23 Favorite Holiday Recipes

Why did I come up with 23 recipes?  Well, it started out that I was going to do the top 10, but the list kept growing – then the list reached 25.  I thought...

Raw Brownie Bites

Hi guys!!!  Can you believe we’re just a few days away from Christmas?  This past week was a crazy busy one for me….with ….work (which was unbelievably busy – and it was an interesting...

Delicious Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk.  It has turned exceptionally cold here…..like 38 degrees cold in my neck of the woods.  So, you know what I did…. I made a big pot...

Barbecue Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas

These Barbecue Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas are… in a word… awesome!  They are so quick and easy to make (they hardly need a recipe at all), and they’re perfect for lunch, dinner, as...