Caramelized Herb Roasted Carrots

Hi Everyone, With Thanksgiving just around the corner I am practicing on my side dishes.  I was shopping at Trader Joe’s and I saw these beautiful petite colored carrots.  I thought they were just adorable, so I had to buy them.  If you shop at Trader Joe’s and you are in need of carrots, check […]

Caramelized Butternut Squash

Hi Everyone, I am such a weirdo.  Normally on Sunday’s I bake cookies, brownies etc.. but today I was craving Butternut Squash.  So at 6:30 on Sunday morning, I made the most delicious Butternut Squash that will be perfect for Thanksgiving or anytime of the year.  As you can guess it, today’s recipe is Caramelized […]

Quinoa with Peppers and Onions

Hi Everyone, I was sitting on my couch watching TV, debating on what to make for lunch.  I am tired of snacking, and I wanted a dish that was filling and healthy.  I went to my refrigerator and found nothing appealing.  I went to the pantry and found quinoa.  I haven’t had that in a […]

Blackberry Soda

Hi Everyone, Last weekend my Husband and I went for a drive on route 88 in Northern California.  We came across a town called Clements.  There wasn’t much there, but we drove by a fruit stand called Clements Ridge and I screamed turn around, turn around.  He did and when we went up to this […]

Serrano Pepper Salsa

Hi Everyone, If you follow me on Instagram, you know I have tomatoes and peppers coming out of the butt.  Not literally.  🙂  I asked you what should I do with all of these peppers and tomatoes?  I had a lot of great suggestions from you.  One of your suggestions, was already in the pipe […]

Tomato & Avocado Salad

Happy 4th of July! Now that it is July, it is officially summer!  This is the best time of year for fresh produce and right now tomatoes are really coming into season.  I picked a ton of them from the garden this this weekend and now I am looking for some fun ways to use […]

Peanut Butter Oat Balls

Hi Everyone, This past Sunday, I was craving something sweet like a cookie.  I told myself that I would eat healthier and I would try to stay away from baked goods.  I tend to over do when they are around.  Last weekend I made chocolate chip cookie bars, and I froze them for my Husbands […]

Southwestern Rice

Hi Everyone, I have been in my garden picking my tomatoes and peppers.  The tomatoes are just starting to ripen, I have a few little ones, which will go perfect in my salad.  However, my peppers are going crazy.  I have so many of them growing that I can’t keep up with them.  I wasn’t […]

Coconut Berry Parfait

Hi Everyone, I am just going fruit crazy this week!  I have the following fruit in my kitchen as we speak; strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, apples, peaches, lemons, limes, pineapple, watermelon, plums and raspberries.  I am trying to stay away from the sweets, so I am filling my belly with fresh fruit with natural sugar, rather […]

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

Hi Everyone, Now that it feels like summer, I thought it would be a great time to pull out the Popsicle mold.  I love Popsicles!  I thought it would be a bit healthier making my own, rather than buying them and besides I think there fun to make.  Plus it’s so quick and easy.  The […]