Should We Be Filling Up Our Plates?

here has to be a reason for plates being the size they are, right? Entrée plates are larger while dessert plates are smaller. We should by theory have a smaller sweet treat as compared to our main course.“Eat more food” is simply a statement that doesn’t get that much exposure or maybe a good one. Filling those main course plates is something that perhaps is only acceptable when enjoying a decadent buffet lunch or dinner. Those times plates are just too small....more

Coconut Almond Butter

I love raw almond butter…but I don’t love the price!  Some small jars of raw almond butter without sugar added can be up to $17.00!  Eeeek!  So I decided to finally try making my own…. what’s better?  Why not add even MORE flavor with coconut!...more

Should You Join a CSA?

Recently, I decided to join a CSA for the first time and thought it would be fitting to share some information about CSAs with you. If you haven't heard of a CSA or you are potentially looking to join one, but aren't sure, this post is for you!...more

Summer on the Grill; Cedar Plank Salmon

Summer provides a great opportunity for families to focus on health. Not only is the summer a big grilling season, but a season of fresh fruit and vegetables, which can be found at the Clabber Girl Farmer’s Market. The Market provides a wonderful opportunity to spend time together as a family learning about local produce, fresh baked breads and granola and even dog treats....more

Hakuna Matata Frittata

 Frittatas are quick and easy dish to make.  They are great to have as a family style meal, entertaining guests and safe for picnics as well.  Today I have two recipes for you. One slightly different from the other and equally delicious....more

Cooking Guru S3E3: Cajun Spiced Salmon Fillet

Cajun Spiced Salmon Fillet (Dinner Episode)Serves: 2 Prep time: 15 minutes   Cook time: 8-10 minutesCajun Seasoning Mix:In a bowl or container, blend½ teaspoon sea salt½ teaspoon dried thyme½ teaspoon dried oregano½ teaspoon smoked paprika½ teaspoon fennel seeds½ teaspoon cracked black pepper¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper...more

Quick & Easy (and So Refreshing): Cucumber Salad Recipe

Cucumber salad pairs well with fish with its light, crunchy, and tangy texture. It's sheer pleasure in the mouth—even if you hate eating your vegetables....more
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COMFORT FOODS | HEARTY & HEALTHY

Hi Everyone!On today’s blog post I wanted to share some of my staple comfort foods that are healthy, delicious, simple & quick to make.  I have many more to share with you all so stay tuned for those upcoming photos! Anyways, I hope this makes you hungry and inspires you to get in the kitchen and try some of these recipes yourself!Good Luck..Until then,Valentina...more

Spicy maple baked tofu

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Baked Chicken and Vegetables

 Too hot to cook anything?...more
Thank you! I love to cook but sometimes a easy to prepare meal is the ticket...no small children ...more