Savoring Today

Author of Serve and Savor: Nourishing Health, Family & Community and recipe developer at I am passionate about sharing recipes and tips for healthy meals to inspire real connection around the table.  I believe being purposeful about family meals is one of the significant ways we promote health, meet practical needs, and demonstrate the value of those served at the same time.

Tomato-Basil Salmon and the 5 Best Fish Grilling Tips

What a fun summer it’s been launching a series of grilling classes! My poor husband endured the recipe testing in stride—let me just say, even awesome grilled fish five times in one week starts to push it. It has been such a delight to gather friends and grilling enthusiasts...more

Fresh Basil Pesto Sauce

Unsurpassed in Italy, but if you’re not traveling there soon, this Pesto is the next best thing. Cinque Terre There is no better place to enjoy the deeply traditional and distinct flavors of pesto, than sitting at a seaside restaurant in the Liguria region of Italy. Years ago, we traveled to Italy to celebrate our 20th anniversary, which included a tour of Cinque Terre ....more

Grilled Strawberry Semifreddo with Pistachios & Balsamic

Grilled dessert to bring some chill to summer Grilled strawberries. Really. Like strawberries and cream? ...more

New York-Style Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping

New York-Style Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping has become the standard for my husband’s birthday cake. He’s married to a food blogger and knows he could pick any dessert, from anywhere, and I’d make it for him. But he also knows if he picks something else, there won’t be cheesecake … and he loves cheesecake ....more

Southwest Cauliflower Rice Pilaf with Toasted Pepitas

Our local Whole Foods invited me to do a live cooking demo of my Skillet Steak Fajitas...more

Smoked Turkey and Bean Soup Recipe

Updated with Pressure Cooker Instructions! See recipe notes for more details. Smoky bean soup and sweet cornbread...more

Sprouted Whole Grain Cornbread

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This recipe was long overdue for an update. New photos and recipe ingredients include sprouted whole grain sources to easily prepare...more

Skillet Beef Fajitas

Skillet Beef Fajitas is easy enough for weeknights and festively simple to prepare for casual gatherings too. Beef seasoned with...more