Rustic Baby Portobello and Greens Casserole

 An earthy and rustic side dish best describes today's recipe. It could take the place of a salad or any hot vegetable dish. Made up of sweet onions and hearty portobello mushrooms, with a bubbly cheese on top, this dish is sure to be a crowd pleaser. It is also a wonderful offering for the vegetarians in your life. ...more

Weekly Wellness Challenge: Meals and Menus.

This is quite possibly the most popular time of the year for all of us to set our sites on our goals, hit the gym, eat healthy, and really make the effort to live a healthy lifestyle. The gym is packed, classes are full, and everyone is getting a jump start on their spring and summer bikini bodies. Eating nutritious meals and packing lunches makes for easy ways to keep the our food habits in check so our gym efforts don’t go to waste. But then suddenly life starts to happen. Work gets hectic. Family time gets scattered. Socializing brings on some unhealthy choices....more

Recipe: Everything Smashed Potatoes

Have you started putting together your menu for Thanksgiving yet?If you’re like most Americans, your answer to that question is likely a resounding “no!” Thanksgiving is all about tradition and eating the dishes that we grew up with with the people we love. Why reinvent the wheel when it comes to delicious holiday fare?...more

Recipe: Main Dish Mac & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese..........Is your mouth watering yet? Those three words have an uncanny power to initiate serious cravings, and with good reason. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more celebrated, loved-by-young-and-old dish than good ol’ mac and cheese. It’s a hug from your mom, Christmas morning snow, and a three-day weekend all rolled into one. Carbs and cheese: who could ask for anything more?But in its natural state, it’s not exactly what one would call healthy. That’s ok; we can’t all be perfect....more

Sweet and Savory Kale

Sweet and Savory Kale...more

Low Carb Peanut Butter Bread

My family loves peanut butter, no wait, that is an understatement.  My family's love for peanut butter is more of an obsession.  We cannot keep it in the house.  So I am constantly figuring out things to bake that involve peanut butter.  I typically eat more fat than carbs on a daily basis because my body tends to process it better but I still have mental cravings for bread!  Which leads me to this recipe:  Peanut Butter Bread! This recipe is so simple and can even be cut into slices and cooked longer to make biscotti!...more
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Grilled Chicken Salad with Balsamic Dressing

My family will be seeing more of this salad in the refrigerator now that mild weather is FINALLY here. It is the time of year when heavy, rib-sticking meals make way for leaner, healthier dishes. This chicken salad makes a lighter fare a satisfying and filling option. ...more

Dinner Tonight: Salmon with Spring Vegetables

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted a fish dish. When I say awhile, I mean months....more

A Dessert to Bump Up Your Health: Carrot Cake Chia Pudding

When soaked, chia seeds have the texture of tapioca. Chia seeds have a neutral taste, so they blend easily into any recipe, savoury or sweet. A great feature about their "blandness" is the chia seed's ability to be added to any recipe to bump up the nutrition, without changing the taste.  Health Benefits of Chia Seeds  ...more
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