Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew

Thai Seafood Stew
Seafood is my protein of choice.  Anyone with me? I could eat it everyday, so while the temperatures are dropping to single digits, I created this fabulous warming Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew.  It goes perfectly well on a cold winter night with a salad and crusty bread for the bread eaters in your clan. Before we get cooking, I want ... Read More

Creamy Whole30 Clam Chowder

Creamy Whole30 Clam Chowder
Creamy Whole30 Clam Chowder is everything you'd want in a rich bowl of chowder only it's made with better quality ingredients than it's more popular version. If you're whole30-ing your way through January and think there's no way one can create a rich and creamy clam chowder that's whole 30 approved, think again.  In fact this will be in our ... Read More

Butternut Squash Thai Curry Stew

Butternut Squash Thai Curry Stew
Hey all of you wonderful people, Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were full of significant connections with the people who matter most in your lives. We are deep into cold temperatures here in the Pacific Northwest.  The thermometer is dipping low.  This hearty vegetable rich, whole30 Butternut Squash Thai Curry Stew has been appearing and reappearing at our ... Read More

Four Fresh and Festive Salads

Winter Greens Salad with Tahini Dressing
It’s countdown time to Christmas and like me, you’re probably planning your menu for the big meal.  Here's a round up of four fresh and festive salads to choose from for your Christmas table.  Each one is unique and requires more or less attention to make, but all of them are vibrant and tasty, a perfect combo for your holiday ... Read More

Chocolate Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge

Chocolate Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge
Let's usher December in with a treat that's common this time of year....fudge.  With the conventional fudge recipes being over the top sweet, I never liked it much.  Anyone else feel that way?  This is a milder sweet fudge with incredible flavor without being grossly sweet.  It's made with great stuff and in only a few minutes.  Chocolate Pistachio & ... Read More

Paleo Streusel Pear Pie

Paleo Pear Streusel Pie
Paleo Streusel Pear Pie with it's sweetly spiced crumb topping is my favorite pie of all time - even better than chocolate cream pie, and that's saying a lot.  Because Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate Cream Pie trump fruit pies for family gatherings, I don't make Paleo Streusel Pear Pie that often.  That's totally okay with me because it actually saves ... Read More

Product Review : Vital Proteins Bone Broth Collagen

Product Review : Vital Proteins Bone Broth Collagen

It’s time I shared with you a product I’ve been using for a while now in a product review : Vital Proteins Bone Broth Collagen.  Embrace it’s multiple benefits as your ticket to effortless immune building throughout a hectic holiday season, just when we need it most.  Crystal like powder dissolves easily and quickly in hot water making it convenient … Read More

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars
I created Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars with busy moms in mind who want to feed their kiddos a good breakfast on the fly and sneak in some veggies on the way.  These bars do double duty for after school snacks as well.  Or for mom for tea time with a friend.  Bonus, they are made completely in the food processor. ... Read More

Cooking Classes : Holiday Pies and Treats

Cooking Classes : Holiday Pies and Treats

Are you ready to talk DESSERT? I am excited to welcome you to holiday pies and treats, a new cooking class featuring guilt free options for the upcoming holiday season.  Having an arsenal of celebratory confections is key to maintaining sustainable and clean food goals during a season where sugar filled treats are found everywhere. If you want to get the hang … Read More

Pickling Naturally : Garlic Dill Fermented Carrots

Pickling Naturally : Garlic Dill Fermented Carrots

A few tips about pickling… * Use unblemished, cleaned organically grown vegetables. Trim off soft and discolored spots. * Use unrefined sea salt or Kosher salt.  Refined table salt has additives and is too fine and can turn out a saltier pickle. * The chlorine in water can inhibit good bacteria from forming, that’s why filtered water is recommended. * … Read More