So Hot Out You Just Can't Cook? Make This Mexican Chopped Salad

It's August, the month when temperatures soar and nothing sounds better than a cold salad for dinner. I especially love salads that have interesting ingredient combinations, like this Mexican Chopped Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Greek Yogurt Avocado Dressing from Jeanette's Healthy Living. Tomatoes, cucumbers, avocados, black beans, jicama, and cojita cheese. Yes, yes, yes. And just in case that didn't sound good enough already, Jeanette came up with a healthful and delicious-sounding Greek yogurt and avocado dressing to top it off. ...more
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Detox Juices for Clear and Beautiful Skin

               I hope you are all doing well today!  ...more

Refrigerated Pickled Mixed Peppers

My garden is starting to explode with a truck load of cherry tomatoes, HUGE zucchinis and tonnes of various peppers. I went out yesterday and picked an entire bowl of hot and sweet peppers which was wonderful but I said to myself, “Self, there are only so many peppers, especially hot ones, that a girl can eat.” So voila, from that little conversation, I had with myself, pickled peppers were born. (well made but born sounds more dramatic)....more

Vegan Peanut Butter & Millet Cookies

Yields:  about 30 cookies      Prep Time:   20 minutes       Total Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes (including millet cooking time)...more

Easy, delicious pasta salad

As July comes to a close, it feels like summer is coming to a close. But there is still plenty of time to cook out with family and friends! Nothing says summer BBQ like a pasta salad. Lucky for you this one is both easy and delicious.You will need:...more

Veggie Filled Lasagna Rolls

A creamy cheesy filling featuring lots of veggies rolled up inside lasagna noodles then baked with marinara sauce. A delish meatless dinner option. Feel good comfort food! Recipe at

Cucumber and Cherry Tomato Salad

I definitely have the epitome of the garden of plenty this year. Just when I think I have picked all the vegetables that are ready to eat from my garden I get another glimpse of a bright red tomato or a freakishly huge zucchini or a fat little juicy cucumber ready to be picked....more

Best of July - Recipes in Review

It's hard to believe another month has come and gone!  I hope you're enjoying the summer months.  I sure am.  I would spend the entire day outside if I could!  I'm happy to bring you a fabulous line up of recipes I've enjoyed this month and the exceptional developers behind these tasty bites!Breakfast...more

Healthy vegetarian hot dog topping ideas

 Hot dogs will probably never be health food.  I’m cool with that.  But that doesn’t change the fact that you and I will in all likelihood have a hot dog (or two, or twelve) at some point this summer....more