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the perfect pico

the perfect pico

Pico de gallo is an amazingly healthy and tasty condiment that allows you transform mundane dishes with nutritious Mexican flavor. Pico is similar to a roughly chopped salsa but...

honey glazed salmon with caramelized figs

honey glazed salmon with caramelized figs

Figs, honey, and salmon – an incredible combination. This beautiful dish looks, tastes, and feels gourmet. Make it for a special occasion or just as a nice treat for...

raw fennel zucchini salad

raw fennel zucchini salad

Looking for something raw, crunchy, and in season? This raw fennel and zucchini salad is incredibly easy and delicious. Fennel can be an intimidating vegetable at first. You may have seen...

garlic apricot wild rice

garlic apricot wild rice

Garlic Apricot Wild Rice – you heard me right. Sounds crazy? Well it was crazy delicious and incredibly easy. The changing weather brings with it one of my favorite...

salmon mustard salad

salmon mustard salad

To kickoff the return from my posting sabbatical, I would like to introduce you all to one of the world’s most delicious salads. Later this week, I will reveal...

sweet potato pepper salad

sweet potato pepper salad

It’s the season of summer, BBQ’s, and finding every excuse to get family and friends together to celebrate our friendships and accomplishments. With more an enough excuses to get...

blueberry coconut crumble

blueberry coconut crumble

It’s that time again – dessert time! I like to cook and bake with what fruits and vegetables are in season. The seasonal fruits and vegetables are usually more...

roasted whole herb chicken

roasted whole herb chicken

The main course! This roasted chicken recipe is unbelievably juicy, tender, and flavorful. The fresh herb coating gives the skin a delicious and rustic crisp while the onion, garlic,...

zucchini pasta

zucchini pasta

Have you been doing your best to stay away from pasta and other processed grains? Do you miss them? I do too. Of course, I indulge every once in...

sautéed merlot mushrooms

sautéed merlot mushrooms

Tonight’s dish: my sautéed merlot mushrooms. This is a savory side dish that goes well with chicken or beef. I used crimini mushrooms and a California Merlot. I used...

turkey parsley salad with creamy cumin dressing

turkey parsley salad with creamy cumin dressing

Lunch break! When you make your own lunch, you have total control over what goes into it. I like to eat a fresh lunch that fills my tummy without...

paleo cherry cobbler

paleo cherry cobbler

Hello friends. Are you ready for this? First, allow me to entice you with a few words …dessert, bing cherries, single serving, honey, paleo(ish), and easy. My goodness –...

smoked salmon hors d’œuvres

smoked salmon hors d’œuvres

Ever been faced with the question of what dish to bring to a shower or party? I’ve got a solution to easy and healthy summer small bites. I recently...

roasted citrus swiss chard

roasted citrus swiss chard

And then there were the greens. My mom always said that you must have something green for dinner – and no, the crazy green ketchup did not count. Greens...

roasted balsamic beets

roasted balsamic beets

Ever had that sneaking suspicion that beets aren’t as bad as you remember? I’ve had it too. I knew that a vegetable with such vibrant colors and flavors HAS...

Paleo Sundried Tomato Pecan Chicken

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Hold the phone. Tonight’s dinner was a glimpse into Paleo heaven. We dinned on sundried tomato pecan crusted chicken, roasted balsamic beets, and roasted citrus swiss chard. I know,...

Green Protein Smoothie

Green Protein Smoothie

I usually prefer a hot breakfast. However, some mornings, I get a hankering for a large healthful protein smoothie. It’s like dessert for breakfast! This smoothie is extremely easy...

paleo street tacos

paleo street tacos

I love street tacos. I love everything about them. I love the portion size; I love the deliciously seasoned meat; and most importantly, I love the generous toppings of...

Spicy Dill Dip

Spicy Dill Dip

Love creamy dressings and dips? Ranch? Thousand Island? Caesar? We all do. I’ve discovered a way to trick your taste buds into eating something healthy without knowing it. My...

prosciutto peach pizza

prosciutto peach pizza

Ever have one of those days when a craving for pizza completely overtakes your subconscious? You attempt to deny your craving. You try to ignore it.  You’ve got the...

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