Crock Pot Salsa Verde Pulled Pork

Crock Pot Salsa Verde Pulled Pork

This recipe is a must share because holiday season is upon us and it can get the best of me when it comes to eating clean.  I cook up proteins like this that will last in the fridge for a week, can be reheated, and served in so many ways.  It can also be frozen and thawed for later meals. ... Read More
AmyCrock Pot Salsa Verde Pulled Pork
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Almonds

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Almonds

Wind gusts of 70-80 miles an hour hit our city last Tuesday and the whole city went black.  Trees uprooted everywhere, falling on power lines leaving many homes without power.  Slowly we are regaining electricity, neighborhood by neighborhood.  But many, including our kids and their families still have homes that are dark and too cold for living in.  Our power ... Read More
AmyRoasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Almonds
Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower

The easiest and tastiest technique for cooking vegetables is to roast them.  Roasting brings out great flavor while carmelizing the vegetable.  Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower is a new twist on an old favorite and by adding a different spice mix, increases its health benefits.  We love it so much, it reminds us of popcorn! We just returned from a whirlwind trip ... Read More
AmyTurmeric Roasted Cauliflower
Smoky Ranch Dressing

Smoky Ranch Dressing

It's November, the beginning of the Holiday season.  One of the cornerstones to eating clean and healthy consistently, is being well stocked with excellent ingredients and having good food ready to eat.  So this month I'm going to focus on quick and simple choices to have on hand throughout the busy holiday season.  Staying nourished empowers us to say no ... Read More
AmySmoky Ranch Dressing
Hot Fudge

Hot Fudge : Dairy and Sweetener Free

This post has been brewing and sitting in edit mode waiting to get completed.  Teaching cooking classes has kept me busy, (All Things Fall cooking class plus I had the joy of doing a private class for a group of young mom's) but the main reason I've been MIA is that I've been having technical issues with my blog.  I am beyond ... Read More
AmyHot Fudge : Dairy and Sweetener Free
Freeze and Bake Apple Pies

Freeze and Bake Apple Pies

We live in apple country.  When you live in apple country, you buy your apples from a local organic farmer and you make apple pie.  Lots of apple pies.  In one afternoon we put up 10 oven ready pies.  Yum. Many of my recipes are gluten free, but when it comes to apple pie, as per the request of my ... Read More
AmyFreeze and Bake Apple Pies
Butternut Squash Linguine with Shrimp

Butternut Squash Linguine with Shrimp

The winter squashes that are out in abundance this time of year are so versatile and I've found that my spiralizer gives even more opportunities to make them into vibrant, yummy meals.  If you don't own a spiralizer, consider buying one.  And if you do own one and need more recipes, listen up. A new spiralizer cookbook, appropriately named Inspiralized by ... Read More
AmyButternut Squash Linguine with Shrimp
all things fall cooking class

All Things Fall Cooking Class 2015

 I am excited to welcome you to all things fall, a new cooking class featuring the best of what this season has to offer.  We will prepare a complete meal with a variety of local vegetables and fruits that we’ve waited all summer for. The cooking and eating together takes place in a comfortable home setting and is designed to equip … Read More

AmyAll Things Fall Cooking Class 2015
Make Ahead Freezer Shepherds Pie

Make Ahead Freezer Shepherd’s Pie

Here's comfort food at it's best, healthy. warming and flavorful.  And to top it off, it's make ahead and freezable.  Always on the lookout for expanding our repertoire of healthy freezer meals but coming up with one that's dairy, gluten and processed food free, I find is a challenge.  This is truly a cozy cold weather comfort food.  This is ... Read More
AmyMake Ahead Freezer Shepherd’s Pie
Make Ahead Freezer Sweet Potato "Buns"

Make Ahead Freezer Sweet Potato “Buns”

You know it's fall when the evenings grow longer, it gets darker earlier, and a lit candle brings that beautiful cozy glow you didn't realize you were missing.  When the thought of wearing sweaters, boots and scarves feels like a welcome change from shorts and sandals.  A new routine sets in.  You find a need to plan and organize schedules. ... Read More
AmyMake Ahead Freezer Sweet Potato “Buns”