Marinated Steak And Veggie Wraps

You’re going to love these braised steak wraps. The beef is marinated in an Asian inspired sauce that really gives such a delicious zing. Its a very fresh and fun lunch, dinner or appetizer option. I marinated steak cubes in a rice wine vinegar and low sodium soy sauce with some ginger, garlic and a few dashes of cayenne pepper. I like a bit of spice in my life and my food. ( I am a big fan of moderately Read More >>

Chef Julie’s Kale Slaw

In Western Washington, it can be a very rainy time of year.  Nutritionally, our bodies need lots of healthy foods to continue maintaining lots of vitamins from foods such as dark leafy greens and citrus fruits. Did you know citrus fruits including lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruit are at their juiciest in the wintertime? Keeping with our vitamin routine and taking a look at other vitamin rich foods, it’s great to also consider an important aspect sometimes overlooked or lesser Read More >>

Pumpkin And Sweet Potato Soup

It’s still pretty cold in Western Washington but we’re marching towards spring. There are a few extra minutes of day light every afternoon now but as soon as the sun goes down, there is still a strict chill and cravings for something creamy and delicious. This soup is loaded with vitamins and it has just the right amount of sweetness. Let’s dish on milk real quick. I make this soup dairy free because I love the light flavor and texture Read More >>

Maple Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops

In Washington state, we use outdoor grills all year long. A couple times a month in the winter, there are opportunities to find a dry day for outdoor cooking. If you live in an area where it would be pretty impossible to pull out the propane because its covered under feet of the fluffy white stuff, there are indoor options these days for grilling. I do like using indoor grill pans that you can put right onto the stove top Read More >>