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

Chocolate Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge

Chocolate Pistachio & Cranberry Fudge
Let's usher December in with a treat that's common this time of year....fudge.  With the conventional fudge recipes being over the top sweet, I never liked it much.  Anyone else feel that way?  This is a milder sweet fudge with incredible flavor without being grossly sweet.  It's made with great stuff and in only a few minutes.  Chocolate Pistachio & ... Read More

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars
I created Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars with busy moms in mind who want to feed their kiddos a good breakfast on the fly and sneak in some veggies on the way.  These bars do double duty for after school snacks as well.  Or for mom for tea time with a friend.  Bonus, they are made completely in the food processor. ... 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

Flourless Frosted Brownies

Flourless Frosted Brownies
This Flourless Frosted Brownies recipe is entirely made in the food processor and it's the perfect treat for your weekend festivities. For the brownies, this is what you'll need. And these are the ingredients for the frosting. This yummy recipe is inspired by Ali Segersten's great brownie recipe from her cookbook Nourishing Meals. Both the brownies and the frosting are whipped ... Read More

Bok Choy Chicken Dumpling Soup

Bok Choy Chicken Dumpling Soup
My Dad was stationed in China during world war II where he developed a love for their culture.  After his return, it became a tradition to frequent the local Chinese restaurant often on Sunday nights when my mom wanted a break from cooking.  Two memories stand out to me, their delicious wonton soup and the grin on my dad's face ... 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

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