“The Quad S”

First off, do not be scared of making dressing at home. It is actually very simple. My biggest problem is I like to eye-ball measurements when I am cooking. So in order to share my recipes with all of you, I measure and write it down along…

Easy Asparagus

The other night I needed to start a veggie dish stovetop that would cook without much maintenance while I whipped up the other courses. Noticing I had some lonely asparagus in the fridge, out came the great green vegetable along with some…

Spicy Broccoli

Buying in bulk means getting creative. Especially when you come home with a gigantic bag of broccoli florets. Once separated into smaller containers it becomes apparent just how much there is to use up. One of the ways I determine what goes…

​Mango Salsa Stuffed Avocados

Recent travels to Cabo San Lucas Mexico influenced my taste buds in a big way. The giant buttery avocados and tangy salsas with pungent cilantro I encountered while exploring Los Cabos stayed with me. This last week I found myself craving…

Roasted Red Bell Peppers

A sure fire way to eat healthy all week long is to prepare meals in advance. Sunday evenings I enjoy spending time in the kitchen cooking up vegetables for the coming week. One dish I love making for the week is my original recipe for oven roasted…

Feta 3 Ways: 3 Easy LEFeTa Over Recipes

Many people have never purchased an entire piece of feta. So my mission is to show you how easy it is to use up a whole lotta feta when it is LEFeTa over. Here are three quick easy recipes with ingredients you can find at pretty much every supermarket. Feta…

1 Simple Salad

I was on the phone with my Mommy the other day. She was walking to the market and trying to figure out what to make for dinner. “What do you have in the fridge?” I asked. “One tomato and one cucumber,” she replied. “Hmm, do you have…

Mayo-Free Carrot-Ginger Slaw

Coleslaw is one of my favorite side dishes, but I never order it because it is so full of mayonnaise. It became a mission to create a mayo-free healthy carrot slaw. As usual I started rifling through my refrigerator and what I came up with turned…

Caprese Salad

One day I came across the most amazing caprese salad and I knew at once I would make my own version at home. The most beautifully baked tomatoes, still on the vine, were nestled in mozzarella cheese. Making it is easier than one would think. Take…

Guilt Free Granola

I love granola. But every time I pick up a box and look at the ingredients I’m turned off and put it back down. The granola let-down pushed me to research recipes. Every single recipe I came across had so much sugar and oil and things you…

Mayo-Free Tuna Salad

Tuna is a healthy protein and an easy dish since you can store cans of tuna in your pantry until you are in the mood to whip up a batch. But the mayonnaise I can do without. It was a challenge to create a tuna salad recipe that wasn’t drowning…

Brussels Sprouts Recipe

With the holidays coming up people are asking me about healthy recipes. It’s always good to have a “go to” dish on the table that has great taste and is good for you. Now, I have nothing against butter but I don’t see the need to put…