Coconut And Broccoli Salad

Oh Broccoli! You’re one of a kind.  Broccoli is such a dramatic food. It’s versatile too. You can see broccoli as a main ingredient like the recipe today or broccoli can take a backseat to be just a component in your meal. Either way, it’s a very delicious choice because of all of its amazing properties. I love to introduce fresh broccoli to toddlers by steaming it to get them used to the flavor. It has so many good vitamins. I often like to 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 >>

Yellow Curry And Lentil Dip

I really love making dips.  They are a versatile option when an impromptu guest arrives.  Dips are also satisfying. If you don’t know what to bring to a potluck, you can easily throw a bunch of veggies together and add an easy ranch or hummus. This curry dip I’ve come up with, is delicious and very easy to make.  It has a unique subtle charge of flavor that is really good with pita or crisp carrots and celery sticks. This dip Read More >>