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...]

Poached Sole in Tomato Tarragon Sauce

As temperatures cool I find myself craving foods that are conforting and rich in flavor. This recipe is one of my favorites! It's super simple, takes less than 20 minutes from start to finish and it is simply Scrumptious!  Best of all it's full of stuff that's good for you without empty calories. So you can enduge without any guilt whatsoever. Sole is a wonderful white fish with great … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Breadless Turkey Stuffing

No Thanksgiving meal would be complete without a scrumptious turkey stuffing! Although I grew up in Paris, I was blessed to enjoy the beautiful tradition of Thanksgiving each and every year. Mom who is a Mexican-American from Texas  always prepared a fabulous Thanksgiving feast. She prepared this meal like she did every other meal -- one hundred percent from scratch :-) I am my mother's … [Read more...]

Spinach and Zucchini Quiche

Quiche is a staple food in our family and I love coming up with all sorts of variations to this simple, tasty and healthy meal. This spinach and zucchini quiche is a favorite with my girls, and a fantastic way to get your little ones to eat their greens. Spinach and zucchini blend beautifully and are generally tolerated by children of all ages.  Add a little fresh garlic and some fresh mozzarella … [Read more...]

Garlic Green Beans

If you've never had fresh green beans with garlic and parsley you are in for a treat! I've always loved green beans!  This recipe is essentially the way mom always prepared them for Easter, served alongside a perfectly roasted leg of lamb they now grace my family's Easter table as well. Today I enjoy green beans just as much raw, as a delightful snack to nibble on or tossed in a salad, as I … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Tuna Salad

This is a clean and lean tuna salad that is simply delicious!  Eat all you want without feeling guilty.  Loaded with lean protein and tons of vitamin rich veggies, it makes for a deliciously satisfying meal.  No mayonnaise or dairy of any kind. This is the kind of salad you can make ahead of time and keep in the fridge for a satisfying protein rich treat when you need a little pick me … [Read more...]

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...]

Lavender Hazelnut Brownies and Fit Body Bakery Giveaway

There is something about a delicious freshly baked brownie, with a soft, creamy inside and a hint of crunch on the outside that is simply irresistible... And if you're like me, one bite is just never enough. That's why I was really excited to try out the Burnin Brownie mix from Fit Body Bakery... Because as much as I love indulging in a sweet treat every now and then, I am even happier when … [Read more...]

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