Basic Baked Spaghetti Squash

A basic way to bake a spaghetti squash. Easy to follow instructions.

Citrus Beet Salad

I’m always looking for interesting ways to make beets. The standard in our house is diced and sautéed with olive oil. As much as I love that, I’m not like my husband and can’t eat beets like that EVERY time we have beets. So, I though trying fresh beets would be a refreshing change.  Remember
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Refrigerator Pickles Basics

Our family loves pickles, but there are so many color additives as the organic, chemical free versions are so expensive when they’re purchased at the grocer; or that’s what I think when I look at what’s in pickles and the comparative cost of a jar. Pickles are a simple snack or addition to any meal.
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Tarragon Roasted Radishes

Roasted radishes are a tasty alternative to roasted potatoes and pair well with easy summer meals using produce fresh picked from your garden.

Perfect Pesto Pasta Salad You’re Sure to Love

This salad is perfect for those summer days of family and friends, outdoor barbecue, and picnics. I made this for a garden party I was invited to. Who doesn’t love fresh grown herbs from the garden paired juicy grape tomatoes and fresh crisp peppers? You’d have to be anti-summer if you don’t like this Perfect
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Herbed Sugar Snap Peas

Snap Peas with Lemon Herb Dressing

This is my absolute favorite summer recipe. There’s something about snap peas and watermelon that scream summer fun. I love making this for cook outs. Not only is it super easy to make in large batches, but I haven’t found anyone who doesn’t rave about the refreshing flavor. I made another batch of Sweet &
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Savory Cabbage Carrot Salad

I had a dinner party last week. My goal was to test some recipes for you all. The entire meal was based on savory flavors like ginger, garlic and fresh herbs. I wanted to add a salad to the second course, Pan Seared Cod. The recipe needed something cool and refreshing to go along with the
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Cauliflower Rice – Easy Rice Substitute

I was at Whole Foods the other day getting some groceries and, if you’ve never been to a Whole Foods, they have a serve yourself buffet you can get take-out at. It’s great because when I’m working in the morning nearby I can pop in for lunch, do my shopping and head home. The options
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Best Basic Kale Recipe

This kale recipe does it all. I love having recipes that I can make once and reuse in several different ways or meals. This is one that works great for just that. If I’m making it for a meal, I’ll add a protein such as nuts, tofu, tempeh, or seitan to it. It is delicious
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Gingered Beets

We love beets in our house. I spiralize, slice, dice, shred, mince, and yes, juice beets for all sorts of crazy things. They are delicious and packed with nutrients. Some people say they have an earthy flavor to them that reminds them slightly of dirt. For those who aren’t that accustomed to the flavor I
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