Strawberry Banana Smoothie With a Veggie Twist

With it warming up here in Southern California, I've gotten back to my morning smoothie breakfasts. I have currently been enjoying this twist on a typical strawberry banana smoothie. That traditional flavor we all love has received a healthy dose of veggies. It may not look the prettiest but it's damn good and damn good for you.  ...more

Raw Zucchini with Avocado Basil Sauce

Raw Zucchini with Avocado Basil SauceYeah, my evening shift at work tonight was cancelled due to freezing rain and snow! Tuesdays I work until 9pm which doesn’t allow much time to make a full recipe. I make my husband Philip tend for himself and the kids. That usually means Pasta and a jar of sauce. I don’t eat store bought pasta or sauce because I prefer raw zucchini pasta, oh so yummy. So it was a perfect night for a quick bowl of Raw Zucchini with Avocado Basil Sauce, no cooking needed!...more

Filet O' Fu

Warning, this recipe features tofu. I think some people tend to get panicky when introducing tofu. It’s not everyone’s “thang” and that’s okay, but it’s fun to try different foods once in a while, right?...more

Use Your Panini Grill to Make Tofu Exciting!


Butternut Squash and Ginger Sage Soup

I love most soups, well lets be honest, I love all soups. They make for quick lunch and a simple dinner that you can paired with a salad or a grilled cheese on law carb high protein bread.

Preserving Summer

Imagine the smell of freshly cut grass on in June.  Not too humid, not too dry.  Not to hot, maybe a light breeze.  That is what I would like to recreate here.  That warm, content feeling all year round....more


Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! Hope everyone had a great one!We don’t really do V-day gifts but Ryan got me these adorable slippers. Love the Christmas colors. He is always mad when I wear his so this gift benefits him as well....more

4 Vegetarian Meals for the Weekend

Four yummy vegetarian ideas for the weekend. Enjoy! And have a great weekend :)...more

Phulauri the ultimate vegetarian snack

This is my first recipe on #Blog Her". So this is very new to me and I had to check out other postings from bloggers how this all is working out....more

Low Carb Spinach and Artichoke Mini Muffins

Spinach and artichoke dip has pretty much always been one of my favorite appetizers at restaurants; I wanted to take the flavors and represent them in a new way that is both low carb-friendly and absolutely delicious.  Of course, you could make a traditional dip and serve it with celery, cucumbers, bell peppers or maybe even pork rinds, but these muffins are my new favorite way to enjoy the taste of spinach and artichoke hearts....more