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

Buddha Bowl

I wasn’t going to post this because it’s more of a concoction than a recipe, but my husband convinced me that lots of people need something simple and healthy to throw together in a pinch and this is one of our “go to” meals. This is the perfect meal to make when you have a crisper … 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

Dukkah Encrusted Brussel Sprouts

I love brussel sprouts and usually fry them in a blend of three oils with sesame seeds, like I did here, but today I roasted them in the oven. They turned out really great and were much less oily too. I added Dukkah seasoning, which was recommended in my Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans … Continue reading

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Every food blog I follow thinks people need a recipe on baking pumpkin seeds. (insert laugh here…) I’ve read posts on how they clean them, rinse them, soak them overnight, parboil them to cook the seed inside, add oil, season them with spices; one bakes at 400 degrees for 15 minutes, one … Continue reading

Brussel Sprouts Roasted on the Stalk

I guess I never gave it much thought as to how brussel sprouts grow, but when I found them on the stalk at Trader Joe’s this past summer, I was amazed! I made them with my usual recipe here, until tonight… With the use of maple syrup and dried cranberries, I think this would be a … Continue reading