Parisian Rice Salad with Tuna

Have you been looking for a tasty healthy salad your kids will love? This rice salad with tuna is a family favorite and one that my daughters asked me to make for their  back to school lunch.  I realized it had been a really long time since I had made this staple food that just about every French child enjoys on a regular basis. It's super easy to make and even tastier as left overs the next day. … [Read more...]

Buckwheat Nectarine Pancakes

Capture the sweetness of summer with these delicious gluten free buckwheat nectarine pancakes. The buckwheat flour gives a delightfully hearty flavor that brings out the sweetness in the nectarines. Don't be fooled by the name! Buckwheat is not related to wheat. It is actually part of the rhubarb family and is naturally gluten free.  This nutrient dense plant offers a wealth of health … [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. Savory Chicken with … [Read more...]

Bacon Arugula Scramble

Breakfast is probably my favorite meal of the day, especially on the weekend when I can spend a little more time preparing a lavish meal. This scramble is so simple and fast that I'm just as likely to make it on a school day to make sure my girls have a healthy balanced meal before a demanding day of studying.  I don't eat bacon too often but when I do I choose carefully, preferring organic bacon … [Read more...]

Prosciutto and Mushrrom Quiche in Sweet Potatoe Crust

Prosciutto is one of those delicacies that is best when it is super thin… except in this recipe! Use thicker slices than what you would normally choose for a little more flavor and body. If you wish, you can replace the prosciutto with bacon or ham. The secret to the rich, sweet flavor of this quiche is in the caramelized onions. Prosciutto and Mushrrom Quiche in Sweet Potatoe Crust A … [Read more...]

Coconut Cherry Bars

If you're looking for a treat that is as delicious as it is good for you, then look no further. These scrumptious coconut cherry bars are filled with fruits and nuts rich in antioxidants and vitamins that will give you clean, healthy energy. My daughters love these as a snack, I love to keep one in my purse for a quick fix whenever I need one, and my hubby loves them before his 50 mile bike rides. … [Read more...]