Tag: Healthy Eating

HIS FOOD VS HER FOOD

PICKY EATERS! Few two-people have the same taste in… well, Anything. Food is often a potential battle ground, particularly as we grow older; how we like our meat cooked, to eat meat or not to eat meat, seafood vs yucky fish, allergies, to sugar or not to sugar. Yet often, […]

GREEN BEAN BUNDLES

If ever there was an Impressive and Easy way to serve vegetables with an elegant, special occasion dinner, Green Bean Bundles are it! The work is done a day or two in advance, set aside in the fridge, ready to pop into the oven just five minutes before the meal […]

CRANBERRY NUT BREAD

Cranberries. One of the misunderstand fruits of winter. There is an underlining, often unspoken rule of recipe creating; sweet, sour, salty, acidic and textured things mixed together, make for the most remembered dishes. Add to that, health benefits, and you’ve got the perfect one bite wonder! Cranberries, being quite sour, […]

CHOCOLATE NAUGHTY MUFFINS

What would you say if I told you, you could have ‘naughty’ and healthy all at the same time… Yep! That’s exactly what I thought!! Deep, dark, rich, earthy, healthy antioxidant raw cacao, sweetened with dates and molasses , fattened up with almond flour and a few eggs to hold […]

ORANGE BLOSSOM OAT COOKIES

Cookies! Summer or Winter they are always a welcome dessert or afternoon treat with tea, coffee, or milk. What makes these¬†cookies extra special is that they are light, airy, crisp. Yes, and they are gluten-free. Oat flour and powdered pecans are the unique ingredients here. Flavor? Ahhhhh my most favored […]

WATERMELON & FETA SALAD

Did you know that salt makes sweets sweeter? As a kid, growing up, I had friends that use to put salt on fruit. Eew! That was my lasting memory of fruit with salt. Fast forward, and now it’s a thing well, maybe not exactly salt¬†on fruit, but salty things mixed […]

STRAWBERRY SALAD

Strawberry season is finally here and I will indulge, once again, in a favorite salad that marries the beautiful sweet and savory flavors on one plate! Can you believe I planned for this way back in February, when I planted some lettuce seeds in a few indoor pots? AND THEY […]

PEA & SHRIMP WONTON CUPS

Small Plates, are my most favorite way to dine. Why? Because the options are endless and rather than make one choice for your plate, you have have lots and lots of plates to try so many yummy foods! Pea & Shrimp Wonton Cups are about the easiest and most attractive […]

SEARED SCALLOPS & PEA PESTO

Light, healthy eating is what I am about all spring and summer long. This dish is one you will hunger for at least once a week! There are three components to this decadent flavorful and colorful dish: Beurre Blanc Seared Scallops Pea Pesto – Recipe here This recipe can accommodate […]

PEA PESTO

Spring! Life! Green!!! Peas are one of the first seeds I plant indoors, in the dead of winter, and the first to burst with their offerings to my table in late spring. Since it is now spring, I won’t entice you with all my favorite cold weather dishes that get […]