Turkey and Veggie Delight

This recipe was inspired by a simple dish my mom used to make for us as children  It became one of those "comfort foods" for us that we always relished. My girls love this just as much.  I often make this or a variation of it for dinner and they enjoy left-overs in their lunch box the next day. serves 6 preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 20 to 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive … [Read more...]

Spinach and Red Cabbage Salad

Spinach and red cabbage are two of my favorite superfoods.  A hint of curry in the dressing gives it a sultry flavor that's tantalizing. This is a simple salad that can be served as is for a tasty appetizer, or you can add some grilled organic free range chicken for a complete meal. Serves 4 Preparation: 10 Minutes Ingredients: 1 head fresh organic baby spinach, washed and … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Ratatouille

I don't know what it is about Ratatouille and a hot summer day  but they go together beautifully!  Perhaps it's the instant feeling of home this brings to me, or the rich combination of flavors that take over my palate... probably a little bit of both.  Whatever it is, ratatouille is definitely one of my favorite dishes.  It's perfect hot or cold, and can be enjoyed on it's own or with your … [Read more...]

Lavender Blossom Chocolate Bars

When I discovered these scrumptious Lavender Chocolate Bars from my friend Lidija, founder of Tribe for Beauty, I just had to share them with you!  This is a delicious and healthy snack that's easy to make. The best part... You can indulge without the guilt!  This raw chocolate recipe is loaded with healthy antioxidants! If you don't have all the ingredients handy, take the recipe along to your … [Read more...]

Parmesan Kale Chips

This is a super fun and simple recipe to make with your kids any time you have a craving for a wonderful, crispy treat that tantalizes your taste buds. I usually double or triple this recipe as these chips go down much too easy! And the best part?  They are 100% guilt-free!  Loaded with nutrients and low on calories so go ahead and indulge! Ingredients: 1 bunch Kale, cleaned and … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Fish Stew

This is a delicious fish stew inspired from the South of France where my parents live.  I make it with cod, which is a nice firm white fish with a delicate flavor that compliments the tomato base nicely.  You could use any other firm white fish of your choosing. Mediterranean Fish Stew A delicious fish stew inspired from the South of France. 1/2 tsp saffron threads2 Tbsp boiling … [Read more...]

Braised Kale with Leeks

  This is a simple and delicious side dish that complements well a poached fish such as cod or salmon, a marinated chicken breast or a nice juicy steak. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 bunch black kale 2 large leeks, whites only 6 cloves garlic 1/4 cup vegetable or chicken stock Thinly slice black kale and leaks (about 1/4" wide).  Coarsely mince the garlic. In a … [Read more...]

Simple Turkey Stew

This is a simple and delicious stew made with organic ground turkey for quick cooking.  Yellow zucchini and black kale gives you a solid dose of vitamins and minerals, but are mild enough for children to enjoy.  My daughters loved this one so much it only lasted one meal! Serves 6 to 8 Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20-30 minutes Ingredients: 1 Tbsp/ Coconut oil 1 lb organic … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Chili Chicken

This is a fragrant and flavorful dish that tantalizes your tastes buds in a wonderful way. We created this while "playing" in the kitchen, something my girls and I love to do.  It's wonderful served over a bed of shredded zucchini, warmed lightly with a hint of crushed garlic. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil 1 medium sweet onion 8 chicken organic tenderloins ( or 2 … [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...]