Quinoa Salad with Black Kale and Pomegranate Seeds

You are going to LOVE this superfoods rich salad. With black kale, red organic grapes, pomegranate seeds, avocado,  pumpkin seeds and quinoa, this salad is packed with nutrients and rich in flavor and texture. The grapefruit basil dressing beautifully highlights the complex flavor profile of this salad. This salad is a complete and balanced meal, with a fair amount of protein, perfect as … [Read more...]

Creamy Grapefruit Basil Vinaigrette

This Creamy Grapefruit Basil Vinaigrette is a light and flavorful dressing with an exotic, summery feel that's wonderful on just about anything! Drizzle it on a fresh bed of greens, or over steamed vegetables, such as asparagus. You can also enjoy it as a healthy dip with your favorite crudités. The Creamy Grapefruit Basil Vinaigrette gets it's lovely creamy texture from a cooked red potato … [Read more...]

Easy Healthy Lemon Curd

I walked into the house with a basket full of freshly picked lemons. My hubby said with a twinkle in his eye: 'Making some lemon curd?" Oh how could I resist that sweet smile?? My challenge? Coming up with a recipe that would meet my desire for healthy eats without compromising on taste :-) Judging from the empty jars I found the next day, I'd say I had succeeded. How to Make … [Read more...]

$150 Spring Cash Giveaway

$150 Spring Cash Giveaway Spring is in the air and I could not be happier! After an unusually wet winter in Los Angeles we are experiencing a truly glorious spring! Fragrant blossoms tickle my nose daily ... Birds chirp melodiously from morning to night... A beautiful pair of morning doves has built their nest in my lemon tree.... My morning workouts are graced by a magnificent … [Read more...]

To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse?

Happy Tuesday! If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you know that I've just started a 3 Day Cleanse. Cheers! Loving my fresh, #organic #green juice. Who needs coffee when you can sip on some scrumptious greens first thing in the morning 😊 Day 2 of my #cleanse and I'm loving it!!! A photo posted by Valerie Remy-Milora (@vremilora) on Jan 17, 2017 at 4:14pm PST … [Read more...]

Avoiding Healthcare Cost Surprises with UnitedHealthcare and a chance to Win $500

When your child gets injured, the last thing you want to worry about is whether your healthcare costs will be covered or not. Thankfully, that's something my family has never had to worry about. It's not to say we have not had our fair share of emergency room visits.  With three adventurous daughters I've dealt with more broken bones than I care to count.  In fact there was a time we … [Read more...]

March Madness $200 Giveaway

March Madness $200 Giveaway PayPal Cash or Amazon GC! Can you believe it's March already???!!! March Madness is usually associated with basketball! But March also has some other fun events like St. Patrick’s Day which brings up images of all sorts of beer parties, four leaf clovers and little men running around in green overalls...  And lots of giggles as my little one runs around trying to … [Read more...]

Cod in Coconut Curry

This is a simple, fast and delicious recipe with delicate flavor that will appeal to the most picky of eaters. If you're pressed for time but want to serve something that will tantalize your taste buds this is it! Cod is a wonderful fish with a lovely texture and mild taste that blends beautifully with coconut, sweet yellow peppers and curry. It's become a family favorite and sure to … [Read more...]

Dreaming of White River Rafting down the Arizona Salt River

Have you ever been White River Rafting? In June my husband and I will be celebrating 25 years of marriage! 25 years... How amazing is that? I'd love nothing more than to whisk him away on a little white river rafting adventure... Just the two of us for a few days :-) Cris and I have always loved the outdoors and our girls have been raised with that same adventurous … [Read more...]

A Special New Year’s Gift

New Year's day may have come on gone but the memories of this special day will warm my heart for years to come. Family Time is a Priceless Treasure With our oldest daughter leaving for Australia in just a few days we wanted to spend as much quality family time as possible. New Year's eve found us on the ski slopes, enjoying one of our family's favorite winter activities.  My hubby was working … [Read more...]