Eggplant Parma Sandwich

Deliciously crispy eggplant, topped with sun-dried tomatoes fresh buffalo mozzarella, sandwiched between a bun.  I prefer mine with a little dollop of cesar dressing.  You may prefer yours with ranch or fresh marinara. The eggplant can be made with gluten free bread crumbs and eaten on it’s own without a bun for a lighter and…

Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

Simply delicious. Simple to make and pairs well with most meals.  The flavor of the rosemary infuses with the carrots and sweet potatoes while cooking.  The inside texture is soft, and the outside is slightly caramelized in the roasting process as the natural sugars come to the surface. Print Recipe Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Sweet…

Butternut Queso Fundido

Flavorful nacho cheese sauce, so tasty you would never guess it was healthy. Creamy butternut purée combined with cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and jalapeño. We do not do processed cheese at our house, but at times I miss the creamy texture of velveeta cheese. Most cheese sauces have a cream/roux base and are too heavy…

Zesty Lemon Pepper Shrimp and Cauliflower Salad

Riced and roasted cauliflower, cucumbers, fresh tomatoes, finely diced red onions, and lemon zest. Tossed together with chicken broth, and topped lemon pepper grilled shrimp and a spoonfull of whole Greek yogurt.  Want a summer salad that is bursting with color and flavor? Here it is! I ran across a pair of beautifully vibrant purple…

Sweet Curried Carrots

Rainbow carrots over a bed of halved brussels sprouts. Basted with a sweet turmeric and curry vegetable broth. lightly roasted in the oven and served with a curried yogurt dressing. These rainbow carrots are beautiful!  So full of color, you almost don’t want to eat them. But they look so tasty it’s hard not to….

Cold Cucumber Soup 

Refreshing English cucumbers puréed and blended with whole Greek yogurt and dill. Topped with a parsley infused avocado oil drizzle.  The secret to bold flavor, dill pickle juice! Seriously, don’t knock it until you try it! Yes, lemon is a great additive for refreshing flavor, but pickle juice has so much more to offer. Want…

Coconut Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy and delicious squash soup! The curry adds a much needed kick. This recipe can also be made with rosemary and heavy cream instead of curry and coconut milk, but I choose to go with the skinny version. Both taste delicious, so I will let you decide. I have also used Rosemary essential oils to…

Ukranian Borscht *Beet Soup

Have beets and no idea what to do with them? HA! Here is the answer. What can be more fun than a bright pink soup? Seriously, my co-workers look at me weird every time I take this soup with me to work for lunch. One co-worker even asked why I was drinking Kool-aid out of…

Guilt Free Zucchini Pizzas

Who doesn’t like pizza?  That cheesy goodness!  Well, with this recipe you won’t have to miss out.  My weekends are usually packed with activity and time with the family.  Cooking in the kitchen with my kids is my ideal weekend adventure.  I want to pass on my love for food….I mean cooking haha.  I don’t…