Braised Greens with Coconut and Chickpeas

Braised Greens with Coconut and Chickpeas
One of our daughters recently did a 14 day liver fast (where in the world do they get these ideas) ? :) With her dinner choices narrowed considerably, cooked this up and raved about it.  As it turns out she was right, it's delish! And such a great way to get a concentrated dose of nutrient rich greens in one ... Read More

Pad Thai Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Pad Thai Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl
Here is a low carb twist on an old favorite that I used to make with gluten-free noodles. Pad Thai Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl is something that can be made ahead and used as a side or for lunch throughout the week.   We just returned from a get away to Red Mountain, which is our very favorite place to ... Read More

Chocolate Raspberry Parfaits

Chocolate Raspberry Parfaits
I've been hoping to have time to post this very scrumptious Valentine's Day dessert.  This creamy parfait is dairy, gluten and refined sugar free and a favorite from my cooking classes.  Layered with a quick homemade raspberry jam, these Chocolate Raspberry Parfaits are a decadent dessert that's actually good for you and your whole family will love. The bottom layer ... Read More

Cauliflower Rice Asian Bowl

Cauliflower Rice Asian Bowl
If you've never made cauliflower rice, you're in for a treat.  Trust me, it's not as difficult as it sounds. If you are going low carb or paleo, you will be happy to know you can reinvent you favorite rice bowl meals with this simple process.  And you know what else?  It only takes 10 minutes to get oven ready ... Read More

Let’s do it again…a repeat cooking class

Let's do it again...a repeat class

The January 23rd class filled up quick so let’s do it again…a repeat cooking class on Saturday, February 13th.  Here’s the details, e-mail me at cookwithamyg@gmail.com or comment below for more info. Breaking in the new year with an invitation to lunch…a winter cooking class with all new recipes.  Let’s get 2016 started off right by getting more veggies on … Read More

an invitation to lunch…a winter cooking class 2016

an invitation to lunch, a winter cooking class 2016

Breaking in the new year with an invitation to lunch…a winter cooking class with all new recipes.  Let’s get 2016 started off right by getting more veggies on our plate.  Warming soups and hearty salads are an ideal home for those veggies especially in the piercing cold of winter.  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we will be making … Read More

Winter Greens Salad with Tahini Dressing 2.0

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. This Winter Greens Salad with Tahini Dressing was a hit last year for Christmas and its making a return by popular demand.  Looks like a new tradition was born in the salad department.  It has made an appearance to other gatherings and has ... Read More

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

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

Make Ahead Freezer Shepherd’s Pie

Make Ahead Freezer Shepherds 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