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…

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Zucchini! totally embracing my love for zucchini with this recipe. Zucchini, stuffed with ground beef, sun dried tomatoes, pesto and cheese, YUM! We visited grandma’s house with the kids last weekend and she sent us home with plenty of zucchini for us to experiment with. We tried this recipe out while we were there and…

Salad Kabobs

 Today being Memorial Day we pay our respects to those who have served and sacrificed for our country. Thank you to those who have and the families who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.  As we gather over the weekend to celebrate, it is hard to eat healthy when you are tempted…

 Cauliflower & Roasted Garlic Corn Chowder

Brrrrr. Where did the summer weather go?  Time to warm up with a bowl of soup!  This soup reminds me of the corn chowder my mom used to make for our household growing up.  Made a few tweaks to the original recipe, but it is still as good as ever.  Sweet kernel corn off the…