Healthy Bruschetta Dip Appetizer

What I’m looking for and what I’m really craving is just appetizers and snacks that are fresh and easy to make and more importantly, healthy!  If I really was honest with myself, I would tell you that I much prefer grazing on a variety of healthy snacks versus having just a big meal. What is really awesome too is making a batch of stuff in the beginning of the week and snacking on it all week. Some foods like this Read More >>

Smoothie Restarts

If you’re like me, you’ve indulged hard this holiday season. So many delicious holiday treats. I am back to just craving healthy foods that don’t leave me feeling sleepy or bloated or just really full.  These smoothie recipes are a good way to get some hydration and vitamins in the morning without feeling so heavy. It’s a great way to kick off the New Year and really feel your best by getting essential nutrients. Choose your favorite flavor for a Read More >>

Spinach And Salmon Pasta Salad

We love fish in the Pacific Northwest. We have plentiful areas full of rivers and oceans to harvest items like salmon and crab that are local literally in my neighborhood or region. It’s great when you have the opportunity to utilize local ingredients in creative ways.  There aren’t a lot of foods that could top just snacking on crab legs with melted butter but it’s not too creative of a meal. The only fun you would get from that on Read More >>

Easy Homemade Veggie Marinara

One of the challenges of cooking for people is finding options for those who are picky or others who have just a small amount of foods they can eat or will eat. Sometimes there are reasons why some people cannot eat certain foods such as foods that are spicy or extra acidic or some highly sugary fruit. Its easy too for people to feign an allergy to broccoli or tomatoes. I do my best to serve a balance of diverse foods and familiar foods. I place a great Read More >>