Snap Pea and Roasted Corn with Orange Vinaigrette

I know it’s miserably cold where you’re at; you may even be snowed in, but, how about a taste of sunshine with your hot soup? That’s what THIS is! I could seriously eat this for my entire dinner. Cameron Diaz made this in a little “story” that came up in my feeds the other day … Continue reading

Shrimp Salad with Lime Dressing

I made this salad tonight from my July issue of Better Homes and Gardens and it was superb. Really. Light, flavorful, creamy and crisp. Perfect for a hot weather meal. It whips up in a snap and is filling to boot. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 pound- uncooked shrimp with or without the tail (next time I … Continue reading

4th of July Recipe Ideas for Your Celebration!

I don’t know about you, but sometimes the foods that come with certain celebrations leave a lot to be, well… celebrated. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good grass-fed, organic burger with all the trimmings like pasta and potato salads but what if you want something other than the usual sides? How about a … Continue reading

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

This recipe is from my newest cookbook Forks Over Knives. Eat these alone with a salad, on top of quinoa, rice or other grain or on a hamburger bun for a vegan ‘hamburger.’  They are thick and “meaty” and take on the flavor of whatever marinade you put on them. Yum. Yum. I served mine … Continue reading

Brie, Cranberry and Pistachio Quesadillas

I found this super easy snack in one of my new recipe books called The New Vegetarian Grill by Andrea Chesman. It’s just the right amount of sweet, salty and creamy together. You can make it indoors in a grilling pan or outside on a grill. These would make a good side dish to a salad … Continue reading

Honey Orange BBQ Chicken

Saw this recipe on the FoodNetwork from the Neely’s while I was on the elliptical. Yes, I planned dinner as I exercised. I changed it a bit, but this is my version. This is a great recipe for a BBQ chicken that’s just right. The perfect blend of a lighter sweet taste from the honey … Continue reading

Grilled Peaches

A healthy dessert that makes use of fresh fruit and a grill! Simple, elegant and way tasty! Ingredients: Peaches (as many as you like) 1- large container of Greek Vanilla Yogurt Small amount of – Olive oil and a brush 1- Bag of Shelled Pistachios Drizzles of honey Directions: Wash and cut open the peaches, … Continue reading