Oatmeal and Greek Yogurt BOWLS, anyone?

So, if you read my blog, you know my love/hate relationship with oatmeal. Growing up, almost every morning my dad made oatmeal for us kids. Honestly, I did not start back eating it again until I got in my thirties and now with a bit of culinary experience under my belt, it is one of […]

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GREEN goddess BASIL and MINT DRESTO ( dressing and a pesto?)

When your vegan green goddess dressing and basil and mint pesto decides to be besties. Okayyyyy…. I see you 👀. GREEN goddess BASIL and MINT DRESTO! INGREDIENTS 1 bunch fresh basil, leaves removed from stem 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, leaves removed from stem 1/2 bunch fresh mint, leaves removed from stem 1 medium avocado, cut […]

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Christmas Treats to Share and Eat

How do you get into the Christmas spirit? Make Christmas treats to share and eat. I am coming at you with tons of easy homemade Christmas ideas, you can give as gifts or just enjoy with your family. Last night I made these Christmas White Chocolate Popcorn Balls with my grandkids as we watched our […]

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Need a little something sweet~ Gluten Free French Sable Cookies

I love dessert. I will talk about healthy eating forever, but I will never skip on dessert. A healthy lifestyle has a little dessert included, well at least that is what I believe and preach. Life is all about balance. We all  need a little sweetness in our lives and honey these cookies will deliver […]

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Let’s Talk Chili ~ Three Easy Recipes Using Leftover Chili

I have been waiting for fall to hit so I can make chili. I feel like in the summer you can get away with making soup, there’s gazpacho, cool cucumber soup and clean broth soups, but chili is the star for cooler weather, it just says fall and winter is amongst us, let’s eat comfort […]

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Cinnamon Roll and Coffee Baked Oatmeal

Yes! You read it right. I woke up this morning wanting a cinnamon roll and a cup of coffee, but I need to stick to my nutritional plan as well, so what’s a girl to do? Hmm, I could add all those ideas in baked oatmeal. I would be getting my caffeine, fiber, and protein […]

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Garlic Butter Salmon

I absolutely love salmon. Now let me confess, it wasn’t my favorite fish when I was younger, but I think the problem was, one how it was prepared and the fact it wasn’t fresh. I have learned a few things about this heart-healthy, rich in nutrients, full-bodied deliciousness. First of all, fresh, if possible go […]

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The Pumpkin Spice Life

It is officially fall!! Yes and you know what’s on most of our minds, pumpkin spice. Well you are in for a treat, because I got a chance to do a segment on Fox 5 Good Day Atlanta and share sweet and savory recipes using our favorite fall spice. We went from breakfast to a […]

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Easy Back to School Breakfast and Lunch ideas on Good Day Atlanta

Yes! This week kids go back to school and I got a chance to share some of my “go to” breakfast and lunch ideas on Good Day Atlanta this week. I got you covered. Here’s the segment. I hope it inspires you to keep it easy, healthy and creative! Psst.. I have one you and […]

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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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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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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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