Roasted Peel Apart Potatoes (Hasselback Potatoes)

These pull apart roasted potatoes are crispy, tender and absolutely delectable. Also known as Hasselback potatoes, accordion potatoes or shingled potatoes, these are crisp and creamy and adored by kids of all ages....more

Sticky Balsamic & Rosemary Chicken

It’s no secret, I love chicken. For quick suppers, I pretty consistently rely on chicken, green beans and broccoli. I especially love thighs and drumsticks because I can always find them for a pretty decent price so I buy them up (especially when they are discounted) and I freeze them in packages of 6-8....more

Chocolate French Silk Pie

Pie is Man-Meat’s favorite food group. He is like a pie junkie, he likes flat pies, custard pies, fruit filled hand pies, savory meat pies, chicken pot pie, empanada’s you get the point ....more

Sprouted Whole-Wheat: Flaky & Buttery Pie Crust

Pie has always been one of my least favorite things to make. I used to absolutely despise making pie crust but as the years have gone by I have mastered it well enough to do it mindlessly. I still kind of hate it, but it annoys me slightly less than it used to ....more

Whole-Wheat: Kefir Pizza Crust (Nourishing Thin Crust Pizza in 15 minutes!)

Move over English Muffin Pizza’s, there is a new quickie pizza in town. Pizza is just about every kids favorite food group, and my boys sure aren’t the exception to this rule. We can really tear through homemade sourdough pizza’s on pizza night, but this ultra crispy, crackery, thin crust is so fast and easy to prepare, it’s just fantastic for a wicked fast weekday lunch or supper ....more

Broiled Lamb & Beef Kofta

I haven’t always been the biggest fan of lamb, it always reminds me of a musky wet dog. I have made it numerous ways and beyond lamb chops, I never really had any great successes. The first time I had ground lamb that I didn’t hate it was at a quaint little bistro in Jerusalem ....more

Italian Vegetable Soup (with Chicken & Lentils)

Here in the Poconos we are seeing our first major snow fall for the year. It is a little out of the ordinary to have such a mild season but this week they are guesstimating a foot or more of snow. With this chilly, frozen atmosphere, there is no better time to make a huge pot of soul soothing, wholesome and nourishing soup ....more

Cabbage, Navy Bean and Carrot Skillet

When working with vegetables sometimes I feel like I need to be overly creative, I often feel like I have to resort to trickery when it comes to sneaking veg into the kids. Fortunately, they have been much less picky when it comes to vegetables and beans because I am so busy that I think they appreciate the effort I put out just to get a wholesome supper on the table. This dish highlights some very humble ingredients, and it is seriously uncomplicated ....more

Chocolate and Maca Root Protein Shake with Fresh Almond Milk

My family loves smoothies, so when I was invited to do a post for Williams-Sonoma’s smoothie week, I couldn’t resist. We make raw kefir smoothies multiple times per week, although we typically enjoy them as a healthy dessert, I also make smoothies for breakfasts and snacks. This recipe is nutrient dense and packed with many of the super food ingredients we all try to sneak into our diets ....more