Category Archives: Salads

Sweet Potato + Apple + Cranberries + Pecans = A Salad To Fall In Love With . . . This Fall!

Sweet Potato + Apple + Cranberries + Pecans = A Salad To Fall In Love With . . . This Fall! At least, I am falling in love with this salad . . . and that is why I am sharing it with you! Roasted sweet potatoes cooked in olive oil, maple syrup, coarse sea… Read More


California Dreaming . . . all tossed into an early Fall salad!

It’s early Fall and this girl is simply doing a little California Dreaming!  So, I might not be walking on the beach, the sunbeams aren’t quite as bright, the air isn’t filled with the smell of eucalyptus and my skin isn’t glistening with warmth . . . but just let a girl imagine.  Maybe try… Read More


Cucumber Mint & Dill Salad . . . perfect for the heat of summer!

The Cool Cucumber!  Yes indeed, the cucumber is certainly cool . . . at least, in the cooling sense.  Made up of 95% water, one clearly realizes that they are indeed super hydrating.  And who doesn’t need some extra hydrating in the heat of summertime?  Add a few slices to all your meals . .… Read More


Summer Bruschetta . . . Wild Peach, Heirloom Tomato & Avocado!

Summertime calls for easy, light and vibrant meals.  Yes, summer is the season of ease!  And the beauty of summer is the abundant selection of delicious fruits and vegetables available for all of us to enjoy!  So what should a girl do when she arrives home with wild peaches, heirloom tomatoes and avocado?  Answer .… Read More


Creamy Carrot Summer Slaw . . . It’s picnic time!

Summertime screams picnics, for me!  Pack up the basket with food, jump on the bike, ride to a perfect destination, spread out the blanket and viola . . . Picnicking Season has begun! Well, I have the perfect summer slaw that yes, screams PICNIC!  It’s creamy, sweet, sassy, crunchy, super nutritious, and doesn’t spoil.  What?… Read More


A Day at the Beach . . . ending with Tacos!

After a day at the beach, nothing is better than a taco dinner.  It just feels so summery!  And honestly, I don’t even wish to write much because . . . I am just dreaming of summer nights and more tacos!  I just hope to inspire you to have your very own Taco Night.  It… Read More



Spring Cleaning . . . with Six Spring Cleansing Foods!

So being that we are fully into the spring season . . . it’s time to start some spring cleaning!  I am a firm believer in a holistic approach to health.  I think wellness is a journey that combines caring for all areas of your life . . . relationships, spirituality, career, physical activity and… Read More



Something I am loving right now . . . Kelp Noodles!

Happy Monday Morning!  And another week begins . . . along with the “to do list!”  Oh, not again . . .  Grocery shopping, laundry, cleaning, dental appointments, doctor appointments, recess duty, school runs, after school classes . . . and making another week of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks and MORE snacks for hungry, growing… Read More