Delicious Zucchini Grain Free Pizza Crust with Arugula Salad

Delicious Zucchini Grain Free Pizza Crust with Arugula Salad
Oozing with all the pizza goodness, this Delicious Zucchini Grain Free Pizza Crust with Arugula Salad delivers and satisfies my pizza craving and keeps my body humming on all cylinders. Finally, the long awaited zucchini plant is bearing fruit so I got right on making this zucchini pizza crust from the new cookbook Inspiralized and Beyond (by Ali Maffucci). Keep reading ... Read More

Pistachio Basil Beet Salad

Pistachio Basil Beet Salad
Want to make a salad that screams summer and makes use of the fresh garden produce that's sure to come?  Pistachio Basil Beet Salad illumines the table with bright color and flavor and it's so simple to make.  By layering a mix of roasted and raw veggies, complimentary flavors and textures are brought to the salad party.  The true vegetables flavors ... Read More

Parsnip Fries

Parsnip Fries
These 4 ingredient salty crispy Parsnip Fries are so satisfying, surprisingly even to my husband who doesn't like parsnips. We've been on the move and I have too often found myself in a strange kitchen, without my normal tools and well stocked pantry.  Having a kitchen when we travel is a must but I've learned I can't depend on guest ... Read More

Cooking Class : Hearty Soups and Salads

Cooking Class : Hearty Soups and Salads

Please join me in a real foods cooking class of Hearty Soups and Salads, with lunch/dinner included.  Whether you’re making some healthy dietary changes or need inspiration for preparing more nutritious meals, or maybe you’re looking for a fun way to spend time with a friend or loved one-this class is for you. During the hot summer months I can’t … Read More

Pickling Naturally : Quart Sized Spiced Fermented Green Beans

Pickling Naturally : Quart Sized Spiced Fermented Green Beans

A few tips about pickling… * Use unblemished, cleaned organically grown vegetables. Trim off soft and discolored spots. * Use unrefined sea salt or Kosher salt.  Refined table salt has additives and is too fine and can turn out a saltier pickle. * The chlorine in water can inhibit good bacteria from forming, that’s why filtered water is recommended. * … Read More

Freezer Fresh Dairy Free Pesto

Freezer Fresh Dairy Free Pesto  3 cups packed fresh basil leaves (rinsed and dried) 3 tablespoons minced fresh garlic 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 6 tablespoons pine nuts 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions: Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.  Freeze, covered in 1 – 2 tablespoon … Read More

Skillet Shrimp Lo Mein with Zucchini Noodles

Skillet Shrimp Lo Mein with Zucchini Noodles
You're welcome for the quick and easy Skillet Shrimp Lo Mein with Zucchini Noodles recipe I'm about to share. I made this to change things up from our usual salad with a grilled protein on top during this heat spell we're having. It's all made in the same pan and took me only 30 minutes to prepare from start to ... Read More

Daikon Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Daikon Radish Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing
Okay, so you've never heard of Daikon radish before?  Give it a try in this Daikon Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing.  The dressing alone is the bomb...but add the veggies and you have one cancer fighting delicious bowl of goodness. I was first introduced to the daikon radish while studying cooking under the tutelage of a tiny powerhouse Japanese ... 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