Quick & Easy (and So Refreshing): Cucumber Salad Recipe

Cucumber salad pairs well with fish with its light, crunchy, and tangy texture. It's sheer pleasure in the mouth—even if you hate eating your vegetables....more
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Hi Everyone!On today’s blog post I wanted to share some of my staple comfort foods that are healthy, delicious, simple & quick to make.  I have many more to share with you all so stay tuned for those upcoming photos! Anyways, I hope this makes you hungry and inspires you to get in the kitchen and try some of these recipes yourself!Good Luck..Until then,Valentina...more

Spicy maple baked tofu

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Baked Chicken and Vegetables

 Too hot to cook anything?...more
Thank you! I love to cook but sometimes a easy to prepare meal is the ticket...no small children ...more

Lemony Asparagus with Bacon - 15 Minute Side Dish

I like asparagus. But you know what else I like? Bacon.Food wrapped in bacon is always delicious. I wanted to make something similar to the popular bacon-wrapped asparagus, but I wanted it to be less greasy. I also wanted to add a few more flavors to this side dish to make it even more delicious – that’s how the lemon and garlic got in here....more

Creamy Vegetarian Mushroom Soup

 I loooove mushrooms…and this healthy yet creamy soup will not let you down.You will need a way to puree it, either with an immersion soup blender or a food processor....more

Blueberry Yogurt Morning Smoothie

  I miss being in Greece so much! I spent a blissful 4 weeks there last May.  ...more

May Real Food Meal Plan – flexible, frugal monthly meal plan with printable calendar

The beauteous bulb blooms are just coming up here, and we're enjoying hikes in the woods and some playground time in between gloomy days. Silly New England weather can switch seasons multiple times in one day. We are enjoying the nicer weather and some fairy house adventures. I'm also in the mood for lighter fare and not clinging quite so desperately to my comfort food. Leeks! Leeks are back!It's a good thing this is all seasonal recipes. "May" is just a handy label for lovely things like asparagus and rhubarb. Unfortunately I totally suck at deadlines....more

Roasted Red Pepper, Spinach, and Artichoke Flatbread - 25 minute recipe

Getting back into the boring old 9-5 has been tough this week after an awesome vacation. I was excited to be back home and to be able to cook again, but I also didn’t have it in me to cook anything too involved. Luckily I had most of the ingredients needed to make this flatbread. I just went to the store and picked up plain Greek yogurt and baby spinach. Everything else I actually had at home – a package of queso fresco and mozzarella, jars of artichoke hearts and roasted red peppers, and flour....more