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More Fresh summer vegetables and herbs are arriving on a weekly basis from my CSA farm share. Boy, is this my favorite time of year when delicious, local produce is available! It’s so much fun to cook up some of my summer favorites, but I also like to mix things up and try something new. …
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More It’s August and summer’s full heat is here. After going for a run, exercising, or working outside there’s no better way to cool off than to drink a green smoothie or my favorite Banana Almond Coffee Cooler. Now I’ve been known to buy coffee coolers at my local …
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More I wholeheartedly believe in enjoying the simple pleasures in life. And when it comes to food, one of the simplest, most delicious pleasures around is a Caprese Salad. Made with fresh tomatoes, sliced buffalo mozzarella, basil leaves, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and a little salt and pepper, real …
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More There’s nothing like the perfect salad dressing to make a salad delicious! And that’s exactly what my Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette does—makes your salad pop! Why Do I Make Homemade Salad Dressing? Why do I make my own salad dressing? Honestly, homemade dressings just take minutes to make and they …
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More Fifteen years ago I never drank coffee. Yuck! I just didn’t like the flavor. Now, I’m a huge fan! Part of my coffee conversion came when I discovered cold press coffee at a local coffee shop. I truly believe it just tastes better-at least according to my taste …
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More I loved creating this Grilled Steak with Garlic Lime Marinade recipe. Honestly, there’s something just so relaxing about cooking on the grill. And doesn’t everything taste better cooked over the open fire?!?!? I think so. 🙂 Over the past couple of months I’ve been experimenting with this recipe for thin, deliciously …
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More This post is by blog team member, Kelly. To learn more about Kelly, check out our team page! Have you jumped on the Green Smoothie bandwagon yet? Truly Green Smoothies (i.e., smoothies made with mostly greens) are a quick, easy and delicious way to upgrade your nutrition and boost …
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More I absolutely love nut butters made with real ingredients. Almond butter is one of my favorites. It’s such a great, healthy way to add nutrient-rich fat and protein to our diets. Unfortunately, almond butter can get pretty expensive—easily costing over $10 for a 16-ounce jar. While I’m not opposed to spending …
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More There’s nothing like the taste of berries. That’s why I love to whip up a batch of my Homemade Berry Sauce. Made with just two ingredients plus a little water, it’s a simple way to add LOTS of flavor to yogurt, desserts, pancakes, or waffles. Why should you make a homemade berry …
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More This recipe goes a ways back for me. A year or so after graduating from college, two of my best friends from college (Steve and Betsy) invited me over for dinner. For dessert they served these No-Bake Berry Cheesecake Cups. OMG!!! I’ve been over the moon for this dessert ever since. …
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More There’s nothing like this Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette to top off some fresh greens. Made with fresh or frozen strawberries this salad dressing turns your salad from ordinary to extraordinary in a flash! But is it simple? Definitely! Made with 4 common ingredients and a few pulses of an immersion blender, …
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More I love this Strawberry Salad recipe … especially this time of year when fresh, local berries and salad greens start showing up at farmers markets, co-ops, and grocery stores. Made with your choice of salad greens, fresh strawberries, goat cheese, pistachios (or your favorite type of nut) plus …