How to Start Your Own Blog

MY STORY Wow!  I can't believe I'm sitting here about to teach others how to start a food blog.  It's kind of surreal!! I remember my very first month of blogging and literally RUNNING down the stairs each morning to check my stats.  I was over the MOON when I saw my very first month I had 463 … [Continue reading]

Easy Homemade Naan Bread (That YOU can make!)


Growing up in New York, I never really experienced Indian food.  I'm not really sure why.  And as the apple that doesn't fall far, I tend to cook mainly 'American' as my mom did. That, however, has been slowly changing as my tastes change and I grow deeper in my whole foods approach to eating.  … [Continue reading]

The Best Garlic Roasted Hummus


Hummus, as most of you probably know, is a Middle Eastern dish made primarily from chick peas (or more commonly known as garbanzo beans) and is fast … [Continue reading]

5 Baby Steps to Eating Clean in 2016


If you ask almost anyone on the street if they'd like to eat a little cleaner, I think the overwhelming response would be a resounding yes.  I think … [Continue reading]

Sweet Potato, Bean and Veggie Breakfast Hash (Vegan and Gluten Free)


So I've been perusing through my Forks over Knives book again.  Do you go through cycles where you don't look at a cookbook for months then become … [Continue reading]

5 of The Most Anti-Oxidant Rich Foods and Why They Should Be in Your Diet


  Happy New Year Everyone!!!!  I hope you all had a great holiday season and didn't do TOO much damage to yourselves. Boy the holidays … [Continue reading]

Homemade Peppermint Body Scrub (with free printable)


If you're looking for a fun and festive way to spread holiday cheer this year, try making this homemade Peppermint Body Scrub.   The best part about … [Continue reading]

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup


I am on a new kick now with rice .... WILD rice.  Have you had it yet? I just love how it tastes!  White rice is not only boring, but it's void of … [Continue reading]

Wild Rice with Caramelized Sweet Potatoes, Shallots and Mushrooms


I was looking for something to make for lunch yesterday and I've been doing pretty good at steering away from breads.  But for some reason I have a … [Continue reading]

Spinach and Gruyere Cheese Quiche with a Hash Brown Crust


  Eggs, spinach, onions and peppers and nutty glorious Gruyere cheese all nestled in a hash brown crust.  What's not to like? There is … [Continue reading]

Red Beans and Brown Rice


Happy November everyone!  I'm so sorry I haven't been posting for a while.  There's been a lot of family stuff going on and I haven't been … [Continue reading]

14 Back to School Freezer Meals #10 ~ Chicken Noodle Soup

chicken noodle soup

I think I already know what you are thinking.  "Chicken Noodle Soup?  But it's still summer!" Yes I know but before you know it the Fall will be … [Continue reading]

14 Back to School Freezer Meals #9 ~ Sweet & Sour Chicken

sweet and sour chicken

Well I think most of you who know me, knew this recipe would show up at some point! This Sweet & Sour Chicken is a rotation in our house … [Continue reading]

14 Back to School Freezer Meals #8 ~ Stuffed Peppers

stuffed peppers

    We have made it past the half way mark!  Yeah for us! I don't know about you guys, but we are eating pretty darn good over … [Continue reading]

14 Back to School Freezer Meals #7 ~ Spaghetti and Meatballs


[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:297] Welcome to Freezer Meal #7 ~ we are HALF way through our freezer meals and will be so prepared when school starts … [Continue reading]