Balsamic Caesar Dressing

I try to stay away from anything processed. We try to eat organic and as healthy as we can but darn, it's hard!!!!! It can be really over whelming trying to change all of your eating habits. I have a lot of people ask me how I have time to make so much from scratch. It's like anything else you are trying to change, it's not going to happen overnight. Start small, that's my advice....more

Sweet Potato Fries Topped with Madras Lentils

Sometimes you just can’t beat ready to go meals. Packaged sweet potatoes and lentils go great together. This will become your next go to meal. It’s such a great combination! ...more

Herbed Parsnip Fries

Beef Stew

This is my first official post on the new website! Woo Hoo! What do you all think of it?! I am hoping it is much easier for you all to navigate and access recipes....more

Rainbow Tofu Salad

Tofu is a common ingredient you will find in many Chinese recipes.  I personally like to dress these white, mild flavored tender cubes with all kinds of spices.  Sichuan style mapo tofu is one of my favorites.  If you haven’t tried any tofu, this rainbow tofu salad, dressed with homemade spicy tahini sauce, will make you remember tofu in a good way....more

Gluten Free Banana Waffles



Perfect for Thanksgiving: Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad

This warm autumn Brussels sprouts salad is loaded with spinach leaves, sliced pears and apples, pomegranate seeds, sweet grape tomatoes, and persimmon, embodying the flavors of fall—and it's perfect for Thanksgiving. Tossed together, this salad is both sweet and savory with no need for additional salad dressing. I cannot believe I didn't discover Brussels sprouts earlier than I did. ...more
I quarter them, toss with olive oil, salt and pepper, then roast until the outer leaves are ...more

Baked Pumpkin Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Squares

Slightly sweetened oatmeal squares filled with pumpkin puree, dried cranberries, and almond slivers for a delicious snack. These healthy oatmeal squares are great for an early breakfast on the go.It’s October, which means that it’s time for the pumpkin craze to start if it hasn’t already for you....more