Grilled Chicken Satay Platter with Creamy Almond Sauce

Grilled Chicken Satay Platter with Creamy Almond Sauce
It's nearing the fourth of July, and this grilled chicken satay platter with creamy almond sauce is totally drool worthy.  Why not switch things up from the traditional ribs - burger bash and bring some asian flare to the red, white and blue celebration?  Your family and friends will rave when they see and taste your beautiful food all made ... Read More

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Drummies with Peanut Sauce

Are you ready for one of those meals everyone in your family will love and takes little time to make?  Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Drummies with Peanut Sauce is that real food convenience meal you're looking for.  If you use almond butter in place of peanut butter it is totally whole30 compliant. You can keep it cooking while you're running ... Read More

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
Happy New Year to you my friends! What a blessed busy, fun, not to mention hungry houseful of family we've had since December 22 through to today.  I haven't had a moment to get to my computer.  But our kitchen table has had a constant stream of the cutest be-love-eds eating around it. And there has been lots of giggles, ... Read More

Blueberry Chocolate Smoothie

Blueberry Chocolate Smoothie
A few years back our son spent some time in Columbia doing missions work.  He partnered with a church to build an orphanage for at risk young girls.  My husband and I went down to visit and to help.   While out sight seeing we went to a very fancy chocolatier shop.  It was like one of our finest jewelry ... Read More

Mint Chocolate Chip Green Smoothie

Mint Chocolate Chip Green Smoothie
Inspiration often strikes when my pantry is near empty and I find myself rooting around to find something to eat.  Arriving home late from being out of town (like 2 am) and needing to be at work at 9 am, left me wondering what there was in the pantry and fridge for breakfast and lunch??? You know the old saying ... Read More

Hazelnut Espresso Truffles

Hazelnut Espresso Truffles
This is my new favorite "healthy" treat that delivers satisfaction in a bite.  I was going for a hint of decadence while consuming a nourishing snack.  Make them and tell me what you think.  They definitely have layers of flavor with dark chocolate under tones. Use roasted and finely chopped almonds if you don't have hazelnuts in your pantry.  I ... Read More

Blueberry Cobbler Smoothie

Blueberry Cobbler Smoothie
Caught up in a Christmas frenzy, I haven't been cooking much.  Truth be told, we've been living on fast food.  You know, the kind that you whiz in your Vita-Mix for 2 minutes and it's done?  Best fast food there is. You know those people who have Christmas wrapped up in July?  Well, that's not me.  I never got the ... Read More

Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins
There is an unmistakable nip in the air.  Our winter squash and pumpkin plants are all retired for the season.  We planted sugar pumpkins for the first time and what a harvest we raked in!  I'll be making pumpkin puree in quantity for our freezer, but we had to try those cute round gems out for flavor so I made ... Read More

Chocolate Chip Almond Drop Cookies : Grain and Refined Sugar Free

Chocoate Chip Almond Drop Cookies
Rarely does healthy and quick come together in one recipe, but I can assure you they do in this Chocolate Chip Almond Drop Cookie recipe. We took a road trip with the grands and their mommy a few weeks back. I packed a bunch of great travel food including these flour and refined sugar-free chocolate chip cookies. They are extremely ... Read More