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

Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew

Thai Seafood Stew
Seafood is my protein of choice.  Anyone with me? I could eat it everyday, so while the temperatures are dropping to single digits, I created this fabulous warming Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew.  It goes perfectly well on a cold winter night with a salad and crusty bread for the bread eaters in your clan. Before we get cooking, I want ... 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

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

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Drummies with Peanut Sauce

Are you ready for one of those meals everyone in your family will love and takes little time to make?  Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Drummies with Peanut Sauce is that real food convenience meal you're looking for.  If you use almond butter in place of peanut butter it is totally whole30 compliant. You can keep it cooking while you're running ... 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

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

Crock Pot Thai Chicken Tacos

There is so much going on right now and really all I want to do is hang out with my people but there's shopping, and programs and parties...on and on. I re-prioritized some activities this year so we could do a little Christmas slumber party with the grands.  They are so stinking fun :) We made gingerbread houses, Painted ornaments ... Read More

All Things Fall Cooking Class 2015

all things fall cooking class

 I am excited to welcome you to all things fall, a new cooking class featuring the best of what this season has to offer.  We will prepare a complete meal with a variety of local vegetables and fruits that we’ve waited all summer for. The cooking and eating together takes place in a comfortable home setting and is designed to equip … Read More