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Southwestern Dry Rub

Listen up: summer is not over yet! Even though some of you might be done with your vacations, busy getting your kids off to school, or getting ready to start the fall with a healthier start, please don’t call summer done. I still have a few healthy recipes I want to share with you. Want […]

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Grow This, Cook That Part 2

My garden, the honey flow – it’s all booming right now and I love it. My bees knocked it out of the park this summer and produced the most delicious honey I have had to date. I have so much kale, squash and carrots that we decided to set up a market and it was […]

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Grow This, Cook That

As is my tradition, I am overrun with zucchini and yellow squash in my garden.A lot goes to the grill – along with this local corn and onion I picked up at the farmer’s market. With my family’s crazy schedule, simply having a lot of components for “bowls” on hand (grilled veggies, brown rice, some […]

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Curried Coconut Shrimp and Corn Soup

Although most people think of soup on a cold winter’s day, there is something about soup itself that is without its own season. Soup is the nomad of the food world. Last week I wrote that my twins had their wisdom teeth out. Needing to eat only soft foods for about a week, I first […]

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Pure Comfort: Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

My twins both had their wisdom teeth out the other day. Funny how that happens with twins. Kind of cute, everything at the same time (twinning!). That is, until you get the double bill. And by the way, I’m trying to convince these two that dental school might be a great option for the future. […]

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Red Pepper and Corn Summer Stir Fry

Red Pepper and Corn Summer Stir Fry This is a recipe I would consider a base recipe – a certain proportion of vegetables, protein and grains – that can easily be mixed and matched depending on season or what you want to put in it. Here is what I made tonight, but feel free to […]

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Carrot Cake Oatmeal Bars

This is a classic story of my busyness getting in the way of my midfullness. I have a client who was wanting some different ways to mix up oatmeal, so I quickly sent him a few recipe links (not my recipes) for baked oatmeal, oatmeal smoothies, etc. I would almost never send someone a recipe […]

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Spring Cobb Salad

Springtime Cobb Salad Sorry, no bacon in this recipe but all sorts of other seasonal goodies! Have this for a heavier lunch or a lighter dinner. Get thee to a farmer’s market right away and try to buy the freshest produce and eggs you can. Or better yet, grow a pot of lettuce on your […]

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Sweet Potato Noodles with Basil Arugula Pesto

Sweet Potato Noodles with Basil Arugula Pesto Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, any variety 1 teaspoon salt 4 cups fresh basil leaves 2 cups arugula 1/2 cup grated parmesan 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, pressed 1/4 cup walnuts 1 lemon, juiced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions […]

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Mozzarella, Tomato and Chicken Bake

Mozzarella, Tomato and Chicken BakeSometimes recipes don’t even need a name – like this one. So I am just calling it what it is. I have been making this for a while with pantry ingredients I have had on hand and it’s always a crowd pleaser.Around this time of year I always buy a weekly […]

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