Category Archives: Vegetables

Red Quinoa Nori Rolls . . . Bites of Goodness!

Get out your bamboo mat and let’s start rolling up some Red Quinoa Nori Rolls!  I simply can not get enough of these bites of goodness!  I have been eating these red quinoa nori rolls for the past two nights and go figure, . . . tonight will be the third.  They make such a… 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


Raw Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta . . . Buon appetito!

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do!”  So, the expression goes.  But this girl simply isn’t in Rome . . . at least not today.  Today, I am right here.  Where might here be?  For today, here is a place in my recent memory of all things sunny and warm . . . here… 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


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



Benefits of Turmeric . . . all wrapped up in a nori roll!

So, you all have heard the buzz around turmeric, right?  Yes, of course, you have.  You are up to date; in the know!  But wait . . . maybe you haven’t.  Do not worry . . . I repeat, Do Not Worry!  I am here to inform like any good girlfriend should and would.  … 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