Superfood Blueberry and Peach Kale Salad

One of my favorite things about summer, is the fact that it yields some of my favorite fruits like berries and peaches. These fruits get my creative juices flowing and all I can think about is peach and blueberry cobblers, clafoutis and crumbles. Of course I add them to smoothies for breakfast or as an […]

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Greek Inspired Chicken Pasta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

We are in the summer tomato season and the possibilities are endless. I came up with something that is super simple, delicious, healthy for you and the whole family will enjoy. The best part, you will have another recipe in your arsenal. In this recipe you can roast the tomatoes or you can just use […]

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Charcuterie Tarts

What if we took a buttery puff pastry, cut it into squares, scored the inside of the puffy pastry with a knife, filled it with a few of our favorite charcuterie ingredients; cheeses, cured meats, dried fruits and nuts, baked until golden brown, what would we have? Charcuterie Tarts, of course! Well get to creating […]

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Caprese Marinated Chicken Salad

It’s summer and I am always craving salad, but today I wanted something different. A caprese salad was in my head all week, but I wanted to add some chicken in there for my family. However it needed to be quick, easy, light and healthy. This salad gives you all of that and it’s one […]

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S’mores Charcuterie Board

There’s a wonderfully delicious trend happening out there, it’s the s’mores charcuterie board. So before we dive into the possibilities, let’s talk about the word charcuterie. Charcuterie is the arranging and preparing of cured meats, cheeses and finger foods on a platter or board. It’s has truly made a comback in the last few years. […]

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Mother’s Day No-Fail Roast Chicken with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic

Mother’s Day is coming up and I’m sure we all are thinking about what we want to do to make our mothers feel special. It’s not a surprise that my love language is food and perhaps that’s the same love language the mothers in your life speaks, as well. I want to share a recipe […]

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Charred Baby Gems, Salmon Salad with a Mango, Corn and Pepper Salsa

Sitting down to a good, delicious, healthy, colorful and beautiful meal is all about selfcare. However, do we look at our dining experiences as a regimen of self care? What if we did? How would you prepare this time of self care? Looking at it from this perspective could determine what we decide to put […]

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Invisible Sticks and Stones

Just because emotional and mental wounds can’t always be seen, doesn’t mean they don’t leave bruises, cuts and brokenness.They need healing too.Lisa Washington

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Get back up!

Success is an inside job. It’s a spiritual journey. The deception is in the definitions we have adopted. No one can define success for you. I freed myself from what the world told me success should look like many years ago. The definition feed every insecurity inside of me and ran me into the ground […]

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GAME CHANGER: Watch that salt

GAME CHANGER: Make high sodium processed foods yourself, this will help control your salt in take. This has helped me with weight gain, bloating, inflammation and joint pain.Here’s one I am sure you will enjoy. 🌱 When you are using salt to taste for this recipe, only use 1 teaspoon of salt, total. That is […]

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Sweet Potatoes ~ Weight loss Game Changer

Wow! You don’t say… Just got off the… 😆😆Well sweet potatoes have become one of my GAME CHANGERS in moderation, of course. What I love about them they are high in fiber and water. So eat your water and drink plenty of it as well. Here’s deets:Fiber can also help you feel fuller for longer, […]

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Closed Doors

I never really cared for that saying, “when one door closes another one opens.” Now don’t get me wrong, I totally get the saying, it’s very inspiring and it gives you lots of hope. Who doesn’t want to feel hopeful? . Me, me, me! I want to be hopeful. So, what’s my problem? I guess […]

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Smashed BRUSSELS Sprouts with a HOt Spicy Chili Sauce

Smashed Brussels sprouts with a spicy chili garlic oil, doesn’t that sound amazing! Hashtag the new  #foodtrend#smashedbrusselsprouts. Who doesn’t love a good food trend? I love this one, because it gets my grandkids to eat more vegetables. Let me add that you can add whatever sauce or topping you would like, my family love spicy […]

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