Chinese takeout makeover…a spring cooking class

Chinese takeout makeover...a spring cooking class

Do you love Asian cuisine like I do?  Let me introduce you to a new class; Chinese takeout makeover… a spring cooking class, where we will be recreating some favorite Chinese takeout dishes with all healthy and fresh ingredients.  It can be done, so bring a friend and c’mon over and cook with me.  All recipes are delicious and made … 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

All Things Fall 2016

All Things Fall 2016

I am excited for All Things Fall 2016, a favorite cooking class with all new recipes, 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 … Read More

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Our annual Cannon Beach family vacation where memories were made is now behind us.  We got to spend a lot of time with those grands that are growing up too quickly.  Such treasured times.  I hated for it to end. We took early morning walks on the beach. One afternoon when the sun came out, we ventured to Hug Point, ... Read More

Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad

Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad
I want to share this stunningly beautiful side with you of Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad.  In spite of the strong individual flavors of each ingredient, they all play well together. But first this... The hubs and I have entered a new era.  As of early May, we sold our business and are now officially retired!  We took a ... Read More

Curried Mango Chicken Salad

Curried Mango Chicken Salad
You're going to love the flavor of this salad and it has so many applications.  Curried Mango Chicken Salad makes the most delicious wraps to go either to work for lunch, or for travel.  Road trip anyone? This Primal Kitchen's avocado mayo is as clean as they come.  No soy or canola oil, just avocado oil.  It's sugar-free and uses ... Read More

Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice

Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice
I'm excited to share this recipe for Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice with you.  But first a little about my health journey and why. My journey to clean eating began 45 years ago at the age of 18 after learning of my mom's breast cancer diagnosis.  Her diagnosis came after my grandmother and aunt's cancer diagnosis and since then ... Read More

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

Creamy Dill Sauce

Creamy Dill Sauce
Spring is here and what a great time to bring you an easy, fresh and quick spring sauce.  I gave my Smoky Ranch Dressing a spring makeover...and I mean, this Creamy Dill Sauce is soooo good-you could almost drink it.  Fresh parsley improves the flavor, health benefits and brightens up the color, so telling of spring. You can put this ... Read More

Creamy Spring Greens Soup

Creamy Spring Greens Soup
Just because  winter is fading away, doesn't mean we leave soup behind too.  Have you noticed with warmer temps we crave lighter and more fresh flavors?  It's true.  Every year it happens.  And then I take notice.  More salads gradually take over as the weather warms up. But don't give up on soup.  These off and on rainy days of ... Read More