Cranberry Pecan Breakfast Cookies

Oatmeal, flax, pecans, and lightly sweetened dried cranberries come together to create the perfect breakfast for those mornings when you're on the go. I'm a big fan of loaded bowls of oatmeal in the morning but sometimes there just isn't time!! Enter this gorgeous nugget of whole grain goodness. Everything you love about a bowl of oatmeal in cookie form. ...more

Homemade Basil -Walnut Pesto

 Classic Italian pesto sauce that made of basil and walnut, very creamy, delicious and healthy. It takes only minutes to make and you can have it with pasta or salad. Buonissimo!...more

Broccoli Salad

Healthy French Toast

Who doesn't love Saturdays? The work week is done, and we get to sleep in. And because of sleeping in, we get to indulge in this glorious one word tradition: Brunch! Yep. It's pretty much my favorite day of the week....more

Apple Pie Smoothie

 This smoothie is reminiscent of apple pie in a glass with superfood additions to de-bloat and energize. Decadent, healthy, and delicious.INGREDIENTS2 Gala apples1 avocado2 handfuls kale1/4 cup walnuts2 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp ginger1/8 tsp cloves1 tsp maca...more

Baked Rice Balls

Baked rice balls with meat, vegetable and tomato sauce. Very simple, easy to make, and they are delicious! Golden crispy on the outside, great snack for adults and kids, or great party food!I love these little rice balls, they are like arancini (Italian fried risotto balls) but bake instead of deep dry them. In summer seems like impossible to fry food at home, or I will go crazy!!...more

Organic vs non organic

So I'm sure you've all the hype about buying organic food cause non organic food is loaded with chemicals and pesticides. Once you're at the grocery store you look the fruit you're going to buy then see the organic version right next to it and then see the price difference and gasp! Yes it can be a little alarming how much is being charged for the "good stuff", but the good news is that there is hope for the working mom who can't stomach the organic prices because you don't have to buy everything organic, only a certain few. Here's a link to the "dirty dozen". ...more

Old Fashioned Gingerbread Loaf (with no refined sugars)

It's the last weeks of winter here in New Zealand so what better way to enjoy them than with some hot chocolate and a delicious and comforting slice of Old fashioned Gingerbread Loaf. The fact that it's made with coconut sugar and real maple syrup instead of refined sugar is an added bonus. ...more