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

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

Guilt-Free No Bake Desserts

No-Bake Carrot Cake Balls

This Labor Day weekend will be a scorcher here in the PNW, so I hope you’ve got plans to be around water to cool off.  If you’re making a dessert for a legendary Labor Day BBQ with family and/or friends, no need to fire up your oven.  I’ve got you covered!  For your gatherings, here is a guilt-free no bake … Read More

No Bake Chocolate Freezer Pie

No Bake Chocolate Freezer Pie
After a long cold winter and spring let's get a summer food vibe going.  How does a rich and creamy frozen treat sound?  This yummy No Bake Chocolate Freezer Pie takes no time to whip up and it only has 4 main ingredients. Use a blender to whip up the rich and creamy filling in just a few minutes.  You ... Read More

Curried Cod Chowder with Kale

Curried Cod Chowder with Kale
Something that makes me so happy is when Costco has fresh wild caught cod in their seafood cooler.  Each package has approximately 3 pounds in it.  We can eat fish everyday and never get tired of it, so we stock up.  Once home we rewrap the fish in 1 pound vacuum packed bags and in the freezer they go.  Being ... Read More

Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup

Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup
Spring is struggling to come out of its winter cocoon.  Rain, sun, snow has been on rotation for the past week.   The once white landscape is showing patches of drenched ground, soon to be bright green grass.  It can't come soon enough. Now is as good a time as any to make a spring soup.  It brings a warm, ... Read More

Spring Shrimp Noodle Bowl

Spring Shrimp Noodle Bowl
If you'd have told me 2 years ago that I would thrive giving up all grain including bread and noodles, I would have said you're crazy.  My whole30 experience changed the way I do food and I'm so grateful!  While raising our big family fresh bread rolled out of the oven bi-weekly.  Over time I'm learning to individualize my personal best ... 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