Tag: Healthy Food

PEA PESTO CROSTINI

Whether appetizer, tapas, or cocktail goodies are what you’re after; or simply something yummy to spread on, or between bread for a healthy lunch, to-go meal, or after school snack, my Pea Pesto Crostini, served warm or cold, is one of the healthiest, most colorful solutions to your quest. Move […]

FINGER FOOD

Whether it’s out on your patio or nuzzled fireside, an evening meal of Finger Food can be most enjoyable! Like many Tapas spreads, they can be carefully planned or simply rummage around in your fridge and pantry to pull together a delicious spread of dishes that will look and taste […]

CASHEW GLUTEN-FREE MUFFINS

Breakfast on the go, or a leisurely breakfast at home should always have something healthy, delicious, and ready! These nutty muffins are full of healthy ingredients, and perfect for the dairy-free, gluten-free, and even sugar-free preferences. Make a batch on a quiet afternoon or evening, and they will keep all […]

GINGER CARROT RED LENTIL SOUP

Sometimes we just want to eat clean, light, and healthy. This is often true after we have over indulged in great food, drink, and celebration. A hot bowl of this Ginger Carrot Red Lentil Soup is the perfect solution for times such as this, particularly during cold and flu season. […]

DATE BARS

How does “Naturally Sweet Treats” sound to you! Can you imagine the deliciousness of a chocolate treat, without the addition of sugar? The star of this dessert is the chocolate, while the supporting actor for sweetness, is the dates. INGREDIENTS Yields 2 – 3 dozen Dates – 2 cups, pitted […]

LUNCH IN A JAR

We shouldn’t need the onset of bathing suit season to eat healthy, but often we do. While breakfast can be the easy meal to start the day, and dinner more thoughtfully planned, lunch is usually the meal we are too busy to think about; therefore, we often make our worst […]

EGG SOUFFLE

There are eggs, and then there are EGGS! I was excited to be given the opportunity to obtain turkey eggs from a small local farm. I found the eggs even more impressive than my favorite duck eggs, and when I discovered a double yolk inside one of my eggs, I […]

SEAFOOD STIR FRY

  What’s not to love about a healthy stir fry! With briny seafood, hot chili cashews, crispy vegetables, and juicy fruits, I’d say we have ourselves the perfect Colorful meal! This dish is all about the color, health, and crunch. You can swap out any of the ingredients, because the […]

BLACK BEAN TORTE & SPINACH GLAZE

Appetizers that Wow! A special evening was planned and I wanted to create an unusual appetizer. My evening was to be a party with friends to watch the Oscars, but I am sure you have had many special evenings planned that call for something a bit more lavish! My Spicy […]

SALMON IN PAPER

While there are many ways to prepare and cook fish, none delights me more than Fish in Paper. There are so many reasons why I prefer this approach to my fish dinner: –        It can be prepped way ahead of time and cooked just when you are ready –        It […]