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

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

Cooking Class : The Winter Plate – An Invitation To Lunch

Cooking Class : The Winter Plate, - An Invitation To Lunch

It’s cold and gray out there but lets bring color inside to the winter plate. Please join me in a real foods cooking class with lunch included.  Whether you’re making some healthy dietary changes or need inspiration for cooking cleaner meals, or maybe you’re looking for a fun way to spend time with a friend or loved one-this class is … 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

The Paleo Diet Lowered My Cholesterol

The Paleo Diet Lowered My Cholesterol
This former brown rice eating and bread baking fanatic has changed her ways.  Yep.  It's true.  I've been experimenting with the Paleo diet and at the invitation of our daughters, completed my first Whole30 in January 2015.  Initially it was too much meat for my husband and I, so we had to made some minor adjustments.  (For background purposes, read ... Read More

Meal in a Bowl : Tofu Red Curry Sauce with Vegetables

Tofu Red Curry Sauce with Vegetables

A few months ago, while on a visit to Portland, my daughter and I dined at the Thai Elephant for lunch.  With aromatic steaming bowls of curries in front of us, we oooo’d and aaaah’d over each mouthful.  I can’t shake the mouth-watering memory so I tried to reinvent it with this dish.  My husband loved it and while I … Read More

Crock Pot Meals : Garbanzo Bean Curry with Vegetables

Garbanzo Bean Curry with Vegetables

Monday mornings roll around rather quickly.  I have fresh inspiration to start the week anew, eating healthy and convenient.  Fresh and clean eating starts with being prepared.  For us to enjoy nourishing meals throughout the week, it starts on Sunday.  Well, back up a minute…on Saturday, with vegetable shopping.  For convenience sake, I do a lot of prep on the … Read More