Roasted Vegetables and Sausage Frittata

When it comes to breakfast I love anything with eggs and lots of fresh seasonal vegetables.  A hearty, healthy breakfast will set you up for a success no matter what day it.  This is a simple and delicious recipe that's perfect on a lazy morning and just as nice for a beautiful Sunday brunch with your family or girlfriends. It's also fabulous as a light dinner served with a kale or arugula … [Read more...]

Spiced Pumpkin Chia Pudding

I love breakfast. And I know the importance of choosing the right kind of fuel to launch my day. A good balanced meal that's tempting and tasty is always savored with joy. This pumpkin chia pudding is a real power breakfast that's just as enjoyable as a scrumptious treat for dessert or any time you crave a little pick me up. I prepare this before going to bed so I have an easy, … [Read more...]

How to Roast a Sugar Pumpkin and Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter

It's pumpkin season and I could not be more delighted! Pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse that is delightful in flavor and texture and can be enjoyed in savory and sweet dishes alike. Although all pumpkins can be cooked my favorite is the smaller sugar pumpkin. As the name implies it is a little sweeter than the bigger pumpkins used most often for Jack-O-Lanterns and the flesh is a little more … [Read more...]

Spinach and Zucchini Stuffed Dover Sole

Dover Sole is a delightful fish with a light texture and taste that make it quite appealing to even some of the pickiest eaters. This is one of my family's favorite recipes as it has a lot of flavor without being over bearing.  The girls love the little bundles and I love knowing I can make a healthy meal that cooks fairly fast and feels a little festive. You'll start by sautéing the … [Read more...]

Roasted Pumpkin and White Bean Soup

Fall... Temperatures cool... Trees put on their golden coats... The air is fragrant and crisp... It's time for cozy sweaters and boots, colorful scarves and hats, and a scrumptious bowl of soup to greet you when you come home from a glorious day. It's time for Roasted Pumpkin soup! This delicious white bean and pumpkin soup recipe is inspired by the traditional white bean soups … [Read more...]

Guava Coconut Mousse

The tantalizing smell of guavas filled my home as my hubby walked through the door. "Look what my friend gave me," he said beaming, holding up a bucket full of this tender fruit we love so much. Yum! As delicious as they are there was no way we could eat all of them before the spoiled so I froze a few and decided to make a mousse we could enjoy at dinner time. I chose a handful of ripe … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

As much as we relish our Thanksgiving meal every year, I look forward to left overs and finding all sorts of creative ways to serve them.  I first made this soup by combining fresh turkey stock with leftover turkey chunks and my scrumptious turkey stuffing.  You can throw this recipe together in less than 5 minutes if by doing the same.  Or make it from scratch by following this easy … [Read more...]

Buckwheat Nectarine Pancakes

Capture the sweetness of summer with these delicious gluten free buckwheat and nectarine pancakes. The buckwheat flour gives a delightfully hearty flavor that brings out the sweetness in the nectarines.  Nectarines have a nice firm texture that lends itself well to cooking, enhancing the sweetness of the fruit as it  caramelizes slightly. They are so flavorful you can enjoy them as it or … [Read more...]

Orange Avocado Sherbet

Who ever said dessert id bad for you??? If you are looking for a decadent dessert that is as good for you as it tastes then you are going to love my orange avocado sherbet. Combining creamy rich avocado with healthy coconut and fresh squeezed Vitamin C rich orange juice, it is a powerhouse of nutrition you can savor without a tinge of guilt! Craving a treat after a grueling workout?  Go … [Read more...]

Savory Chicken with Broccoli

  On hot summer days I tend to favor lighter meals that don't require lots of prep time and won't heat up my kitchen. This simple and delicious chicken dish does the trick!  As always I choose pasture fed chicken for a real healthy meal and broccoli remains on the "dirty dozen" list so make sure to but the organic option. I hope you enjoy it as much as our family did. 4.0 from 1 reviews … [Read more...]