I love coleslaw and have a ton of different variations that I play around with throughout the year. This vinegar based slaw can definitely upstage a salad. Full of tart, crisp Granny Smith apples, crunchy red cabbage, and dressed with a zesty red wine vinegar/honey/lime combination, this slaw is fun, delicious, and nutritious. It’s definitely […]

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Cold Tomato Soup, aka Gazpacho, is a simple, cold pureed soup made from a variety of fresh vegetables. My version has an abundance of flavor and nutrients from ingredients such as tomatoes, celery, fennel, and cumin. This cold tomato soup is perfect as a main dish for lunch on a hot summer day, as an […]

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Looking for an easy, delicious, homemade Macaroni and Cheese recipe? How about Mac and Cheese with Cottage Cheese. Look no further – this will become a new favorite for kids and adults alike. Most homemade versions are time consuming and heavy. My version is lighter and so simple you can throw it together quickly and eat […]

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Peaches are amazing any way you eat them, but baked peaches are magical. Try out my recipe for Baked Peaches and you’ll have a smile on your face every time you eat them. This recipe works well with plums and apricots as well. You’re Welcome. Print Roasted Peaches (with yogurt and nut crumble) Course Dessert Keyword […]

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Looking for a fun twist on an old favorite? Do you love coffee? How about bourbon? These Espresso Cocktails have bourbon AND espresso! Easy and delicious. You’re going to love it. Looking for other adult beverages? Take a look at my Pomegranate Old Fashioned. Apparently I really like an old fashioned…. Print ESPRESSO OLD FASHIONED […]

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Looking for a fun, delicious, simple side or appetizer? Look no further – these Charred Shishito Peppers will be your new “go to” dish. These are an addictive (healthy!) treat – something about the combination of salt and olive oil plus the smoky charred crunch of the pepper makes it difficult to stop at just […]

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Meatballs are a favorite in my home. They’re super versatile with infinite flavor profiles and spice and herb mixtures. These healthy Chicken Meatballs with Coconut Cream Sauce are a flavorful blend of cumin paired with coconut milk and typical Italian spices such as oregano. Feel free to swap out the ground chicken for ground turkey, […]

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Looking for a fun, new way to use summer squash? These Cheesy Zucchini Noodles, aka Zucchini Nests, are easy, delicious, and great for the kiddos. If you don’t have a spiralizer, look for spiralized zucchini at your local grocery store. Print Zucchini Nests Course Side Dish Keyword kids, vegeatarian Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 8 […]

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I love using yogurt when I cook, it’s an amazing way to add flavor, texture, and protein to a variety of foods and dishes. In my quest to stay cool and away from the oven and stove, I decided to use avocado and plain yogurt to make some cold soup full of flavor, texture, and […]

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Healthy Vacation Summer often means more time spent away from home (vacation!) for many of us. I get a lot of questions about staying healthy when traveling. It can be difficult to relax and enjoy ourselves without worrying about finding healthy food options or staying motivated and active. Check out my top travel tips and summer […]

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