Cashew Miso Kale Chips Recipe

These Cashew Miso Kale Chips are packed with umami flavors and make a healthy snack. I remember the first time I tried kale chips. One of our friend’s sons was on a raw food diet and made kale chips in a dehydrator on a regular basis ....more

Edamame Miso Avocado Hummus Recipe

This Edamame Miso Avocado Hummus is packed with protein and makes a healthy snack. Serve with veggies or as a spread on whole grain crackers or nori. As the end of the school year approaches, I feel like the day flies by and there is so much to get done ....more

Using Molecular Gastronomy for Dysphagia Recipes

This post explores the possibility of using Molecular Gastronomy for Dysphagia Recipes to improve the lives of people with dementia, Parksinson’s disease, ALS, cancer, and other medical conditions that make it difficult for them to eat. Over the past few years, I’ve developed an interest in molecular gastronomy and the implications it might have for helping people with dysphagia enjoy eating. I’ve cooked for people undergoing cancer treament, Parkinson’s disease, and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), all of whom have had difficulty eating due to their illnesses, and seen how the pleasure of eating has been taken away from them ....more

Easy Asian Salmon Cucumber Appetizers Recipe

These Asian Salmon Cucumber Appetizers are quick and easy to make, and are perfect for summer entertaining. I love little bites. In fact, I could make an entire meal out of appetizers ....more

Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole with Bacon and Caramelized Onions {Low Carb}

This Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole is a low carb version of a loaded baked potato – bacon, scallions, and caramelized onions take this over the top Somehow last week, I ended up with an overload of cauliflower in my fridge, so I’ve been making all sorts of cauliflower dishes, and disguising it as Mashed Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes...more

Grilled Salmon with Herb Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Grilled Salmon with Herb Yogurt Sauce is a deliciously light and healthy dinner idea for warmer weather. I’ve been craving grilled fish now that the weather’s getting warmer. We have several good fish markets in our area so it’s easy to find good quality...more

Gluten Free Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe

This Gluten Free Lemon Zucchini Bread has a nice bright lemony scent. Now that Spring is in full swing and the weather is warming up, I’m drawn to lighter, brighter flavors, like this Lemon Zucchini Bread. In contrast to the darker, spiced pumpkin breads that I make in the fall and winter, this quick bread smells of Spring to me ....more

Baked Zucchini Tomato Summer Squash Goat Cheese Gratin Recipe {#ProgressiveEats}

This Baked Zucchini Tomato Summer Squash Goat Cheese Gratin is so elegant, it’s perfect for potlucks and entertaining. I’ve always wanted to travel to Paris, but haven’t made it there yet. It’s definitely on my bucket list, but in the meanwhile, I will resort to cooking French inspired food...more

Shaved Cauliflower Salad with Pickled Onion Pears Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Shaved Cauliflower Salad with Pickled Onion, Pears, Brussels Sprouts, Watercress, Medjool Dates and Cashews is crunchy, juicy, sweet and tangy – it’s a party in your mouth. Recently, my husband and I sampled a shaved cauliflower salad at a local restaurant. I’ve eaten my share of roasted cauliflower, and made salads with cauliflower florets, but I’ve never tried shaving it before ....more