Chicken Jambalaya

Meal planning tips

Chicken Jambalaya Bowl

Jambalaya is a great meal prep recipe. Flavors develop over time and it may stretch to 2 or 3 meals. I boosted the healthy quotient with more vegetables and brown rice rather than white rice. It’s 5 o’clock. Somewhere. That means it’s time to kick back and relax. Right? Somewhere. But not your house after […]

Banana Walnut Bread

healthier banana bread

Banana Walnut Bread | a healthier banana bread! Yogurt, whole grains, protein and fiber with less sugar and fat!

Banana Walnut Bread is healthier banana bread! Yogurt, whole grains, protein and fiber with less sugar and fat. And you’re still using those ripe bananas! Lemon blossoms bring me to my family home in California. Pears take me to my grandma’s house. A whiff of espresso takes me to Italy. Our sense of smell has amazing […]

Tomato Spinach Saute

Tomato Spinach Saute | Healthy, easy, vegetarian recipe with fresh cherry tomatoes and spinach, garlic, olive oil, red chile flakes.

Good food does not need to be complicated. Tomato Spinach Saute is an easy recipe with healthy dividends. This vegetarian recipe is ready in 15 minutes. Fast and flavorful. Healthy and hearty. Economical and easy. Happy and healthy. However you want to say it, Tomato Spinach Sauté is all that and more! We all know vegetables […]

Nut’n Seed Butter

Nut'n Seed Butter recipe | Blend your favorite nuts and seeds to make Nut'n Seed Butter. Creamy or crunchy, you got it. Spread the healthy deliciousness!

Make your own nut’n seed butter. Creamy or crunchy, you got it. Spread the deliciousness! The PBJ. Like milk and cookies, peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a classic. It’s likely one of the first things many of us ever made. Feeding ourselves with a hand-held, super simple, sweet and salty sammy. Nuts wear a […]

Everything Seasoning

It's the little things

Everything Seasoning | Sesame seeds, poppy seeds, onion, garlic and salt are crunchy flavor boosters! I love it avocado toast, eggs, yogurt and anything with butter!

Robert Brault said, “Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” As we open new calendars, it’s natural to look back and take stock. Were there meaningful moments? Did I meet the goals I set? Is my health were I want it? Did I […]

Cranberry Orange Cornbread Trifle

Cranberry Cornbread Trifle | Cranberries, oranges, yogurt and cornbread make this a holiday showstopper! It's also rich in protein and fiber and low in sugar. Real food deliciously.

Layers of cranberries, pear, orange, yogurt, ginger and cornbread make this a trifle to remember! Looking for a recipe to serve for the holidays? See if this fits your requirements: Make ahead, economical, enough substance so that people aren’t hungry an hour later, and on the healthy side. Meet Cranberry Cornbread Trifle. My gift to you! […]

Almond Thyme Honey

Honey Bee Gift Guide

Almond Thyme Honey | Drizzle over cheese or yogurt. This infused honey is easy to make. Real food naturally.

I haven’t always been fascinated by bees. 🐝 I was aware of them, watching as they moved among flowers and appreciating the result: honey. 🍯 But then I became a beekeeper. Well, one of a pair of beekeepers. When I told my husband I wanted to keep bees. I knew what he was thinking: Seriously? Is […]