Potato Crusted Egg Cups

Potato Crusted Egg Cups
You're going to love these Potato Crusted Egg Cups.   Serve them for a leisurely brunch, with a salad and fruit or make ahead to have on hand for breakfast, lunch or a snack.  Please note I made these in my easy to care for and safe for baking Demarle Silicone muffin pan. Each cup has a 1/2 cup capacity. ... Read More

Zucchini Hole in the Middle’s

Zucchini hole in the middles
Are you wondering what to do with those zucchini's that grow to mammoth proportions?  I don't know how it is we don't see them - especially when checking daily...but eventually they pop out of nowhere.  You can only make so much zucchini bread.  Now that I've gone grain free, I'm happy to make zucchini bread for my husband and guests but ... Read More

Arugula and Wild Salmon Hash

Arugula and Wild Salmon Hash
Our early crops are up and ready to eat.  Arugula is one that makes its debut before most of the other greens are ready.  This is one of our favorite arugula recipes, inspired by the Salmon Hash at Mother's Bistro, a wonderful Portland restaurant. This Arugula and Wild Salmon Hash is a hang around the house and do chores, skip ... 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

Make Ahead Pumpkin Pie Crock Pot Oatmeal

Make Ahead Pumpkin Pie Crock Pot Oatmeal
It's time to celebrate the arrival of fall with a pumpkin recipe.  This is a must re-post from an earlier date, and do you want to know why?  First of all, it's gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. It's also a crock pot recipe which means its easy, and also, make ahead!  I love it when convenience comes together with ... Read More

Key Lime Pie Smoothie : Dairy, Gluten and Sugar Free

Key Lime Pie Smoothie
Everyday life has been cranked up a notch with our business launching into the summer travel season with great intensity.  I come home wrung out, without much drive to prepare anything creative. What's ready in the garden gets put on the table in the most basic way.  As it turns out, simple and fresh can be delicious and quick! I'm ... Read More

10 Ways To Get More Greens On Your Plate

10 ways to get more greens on your plate
There's a big world out there of delicious leafy green vegetables - beyond romaine, spinach and iceberg lettuce, that you can reap enormous health benefits from.  Now is the time they are fresh and plentiful. Gardens and markets offer fresh arugula, kale, Swiss chard, bok choy, watercress, dark green lettuces, mustard greens and collards.  Here are 10 ways to get ... Read More

Almond Flax Granola : Gluten and Refined Sugar Free

Almond Flax Granola Gluten and Refined Sugar Free
Homemade Almond Milk is so much better than the store-bought variety - but what to do with the leftover almond pulp? Daydreams of making granola with the pulp were swirling in my mind and I finally had the perfect opportunity on a blustery spring Saturday, sometime back in early April.  This Almond Flax Granola is nutritionally dense, including chia and flax seeds and it's gluten ... Read More

Better Breakfasts : Nested Eggs with Salmon and Greens

Eggs and salmon breakfast

Thank God It’s Friday!  Friday evening dinners are celebrated with a grilled salmon filet with an assortment of veggies.  It’s the exhale after a routine work week and a mini TGIF celebration.  Invariably, there are little bits of this and little bits of that leftover, including about 1/2 cup salmon.  A breakfast Frittata makes a great home for leftover veggies … Read More

Stellar Smoothies

Stellar Smoothies

Two quick smoothies you’re going to love!  Enjoy them with a Blueberry Teff Muffin or Carrot Oatmeal Muffin for a quick, filling breakfast that gives energy. A shout out to Costco where I picked up smoothie ingredients. Their Power Greens, So Delicious coconut milk and the organic frozen berries make whipping up delicious morning smoothies so convenient! Both of these smoothie recipes have … Read More