Poblano Chicken Fiesta

There is nothing better in summer than grilling up something delicious for dinner. Try this recipe for Poblano Chicken Fiesta, pairing marinated chicken breasts with roasted Poblano peppers for a little extra heat.  Cool things down with Pico de Gallo and Sour Cream and you have a perfect dinner entree that everyone will love....more

Apple Sauce: Homemade from Backyard Apples

I am originally from Hawaii so the idea of seasons, especially seasonal foods, still amazes me. This child like wonder along with an amazing green thumb has fueled my partner, Bubba, to grow an obscene amount of beautiful fruits and veggies.We are now starting to receive the fruits of his labor… almost too many fruits....more

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seed pudding is so great for you. I was introduced to in once I started a more clean way of eating to help heal my body. Once everything came out clear from my MRI and blood work we are now figuring out that gluten, unnatural sugars are causing me pain and migraines. Silly huh?! Therefore now my Husband and I are working on a healthier natural way of eating.  ...more

Foodie Friday - Sauteed Mushroom Sauce

This is a go to dish in our home we have it on gluten free pasta, mashed potatoes, meat and as a side dish - from our table to yours!  Click here for the recipe ...more

Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

   Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes I feel extra sneaky when I get my kids to eat veggies for breakfast. *Insert devilish laugh*.   And whether you follow a Paleo diet or not, you won’t miss the dairy or the gluten in these babies because they are just as yummy as any pancake you’ve ever had. ...more

It's healthy but how does it taste...really?

Quinoa, Lentil and Kale Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Most often we equate healthy (and vegetarian) with the flavors of cardboard.  I can assure you this dish will surprise you!  ...more

Cinco de Mayo Round Up

It's Cinco de Mayo Eve!...more

Not a gourmet cook?

 The presentation and flavors in this recipe will make mom think you are!  Great for Mother's Day or any day! Sautéed Asparagus, Mushroom and Sundried Tomato Cream Tortellini ~Find this and many other ideas on Balancing Cinderella Recipes  ...more

Spring Time Soups

To me spring time is preparation time.  Preparation for sunny days, warmer days, fun days, vacation days, relaxing days...  you get the point.  More and more of my friends are hitting the gyms to work on their summer bodies.  They are spring cleaning, detoxing and all sorts of things that to them, symbolizes the end of the dreadful winter days.  I love the spring, rain and all (except the allergies).  Watching the trees come back to life, flowers blooming, and we can't forget the sidewalk cafes and restaurants with outdoor seating....more