Coconut Fruit Tart

Coconut Fruit Tart with Berries

Coconut Fruit Tart is a nice slice to wake up my taste buds and change up my breakfast groove. Less sugar and more protein and fiber is just dessert! Are you in a morning rut? Eating the same thing day after day? If your breakfast excitement is trying a different smoothie flavor or box of cereal, […]

Citrus Herb Grilled Leg of Lamb

Citrus Herb Grilled Lamb

Fresh herbs, lemon and orange give Mediterranean flavor to Citrus Herb Grilled Leg of Lamb, right in your own backyard! As more people lean in to a Mediterranean eating style, lamb is a good fit. A traditional Greek, Moroccan and Spanish food, lamb lends itself to flavors of that region including lemon, garlic, onion, cumin, paprika, […]

Panzanella Vegetable Salad

Panzanella Salad

Panzanella Vegetable Salad is delicious, easy, and healthy. A sensational summer salad right down to the last chewy bread bite! The sun is high. The blossoms are buzzing with bees. The grass is going crazy. With all the yard work and outdoor doings, an easy, simple dinner is what I’m looking for. Found it. Don’t […]

Blueberry Ginger Spelt Scones

Blueberry Ginger Spekt Scones

Blueberry Ginger Spelt Scones, a favorite with tea or coffee, gets a makeover with creamy yogurt, nutty whole-grains, juicy blueberries and spicy ginger.  It took a bit of saliva and a few weeks to learn that I’m a NorthWesterner. Not Seattle. United Kingdom. To pinpoint it: British and Irish with a spot of French and […]

Chicken Mole

Chicken Mole

Chicken Mole is a great make-ahead meal. The Instant Pot makes it easy! If a Cinco de Mayo celebration is in your future, I’ve got you covered in one word. Mole. Not to be confused with a rodent, mole (pronounced MOH-lay) is a rich, dark Mexican sauce made from chiles, seeds, nuts, spices, vegetables and […]

Orange Cabbage Slaw

7 ways to stretch your food budget

Orange Cabbage Slaw | Cabbage is sweeter the sooner you use it, but it’s heartiness makes it last much longer than most lettuce and salad greens, giving you more time to use it.

Orange Cabbage Slaw is a super easy salad. Fresh orange sweetens the deal because cabbage can run on the bitter side. April brings green grass, song birds, and tax day. Paying those taxes can take a bite out of your monthly budget. Here are seven ways to stretch your food dollar. Seven says to stretch […]

Coconut Seed Clusters

Coconut Seed Clusters

Coconut Seed Clusters may give the cookie tray the boot! Healthy fats, protein, and fiber from seeds and natural sweetness from honey and coconut. Yum! Candy at the front desk, Girl Scout cookies in the break room, and birthday cake at 3:00 to celebrate the honoree. The office can be the death of a health […]

Chicken Jambalaya

Meal planning tips

Chicken Jambalaya Bowl

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

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 […]