Mouthwatering Garlic and Mushroom Turkey Meatballs

  My eight year old loves meatballs. She loves them drenched in marinara sauce over spaghetti squash... She loves them served with sautéed spinach or kale... Yes I know I am eternally blessed to have an eight year old who loves spinach and kale :-) She loves them as finger foods she can gobble down as an after school snack... And she loves to help me make them, especially mixing … [Read more...]

Simple Vegan Lentil Soup

I love family meals and insist on them every night... But when I come in from a workout on a cold winter day I love to cuddle up on the couch with a nice bowl of steaming soup... So comforting! On those days I want a soup that is full of flavor but doesn't need to simmer for hours before it can be enjoyed. This lentil soup is perfect! It's rich in flavor and hearty without being … [Read more...]

Medley of Mushrooms Soup

There is something about mushrooms that feels so rich and decadent.. I  am always looking for creative ways to prepare them for my family.  With the recent drop in temperature I was craving a hot bowl of soup.  So I created this delicious medley of mushroom soup.  It is simple to make but rich in flavor and aroma and instantly became a family favorite! Bon appétit! 5.0 from 1 reviews … [Read more...]

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...]