Bone Broth over Winter Greens (vegan option) 

Bone broth is excellent for your health and your gut, so it is a perfect meal to get your system back on track after a little over indulgence. It’s actually really easy to make as long as you can throw leftover bones into a pot with water and turn on the stove. Plus it’s an…

11 of the best healthy pumpkin recipes

Pumpkin season usually means pumpkin pies, lattes, whipped cream and sugar hangovers. But not this year! There are tons of absolutely amazing ways to enjoy pumpkin with no sugar, dairy or grain at all! From soups and curries to no bake bites, see how these awesomely creative and healthy pumpkin recipes can improve your holiday season….

Immune Boosting Chicken Vegetable Soup

If you’re ever feeling the hints of a cold, and you want to fight it off before it hits, this is your magic weapon: Immune Boosting Chicken Vegetable Soup. I don’t get sick anymore and it’s amazing! Well, at least when I am following my own advice I don’t get sick. Ever since I started…

Roasted Pumpkin Coconut Curry 

We are entering the most glorious time of year. The leaves are turning various shades of amber and gold while I get to snuggle up in flannels and scarves to fend off the crisp, refreshing air, and there are pumpkins everywhere!  Practically everyone is sharing pumpkin spice pies and cookies, but pumpkin is a stellar addition to…

Whole Roasted Herb Chicken

Remember when you would walk through a grocery store and smell the rotisserie chickens roasting? It was always a treat to get one of those. The best part was you had meals for days! You would get to eat the chicken straight up, then have it on sandwiches, and finally enjoy it in a stew. It was so…

Cool Cucumber Avo Soup

A quick, simple and delicious cucumber avocado soup that cools you off and nourishes and hydrates your body on hot summer days.

Hash Baked

If you’ve been following along, you probably know that breakfast is one of my favorite things. It has the power to make or break my day, and I prefer it to end up on the MAKE side :). It seems like there is no combination of eggs and sweet potatoes that I tire of. And……

Hippie Hash… aka… CSA Hash

My office just became a associated with a CSA program! For those of you who aren’t familiar, that is a local group of farmers that put together boxes of fresh produce at a very good price. The deal is you pay for a box and then you get whatever the farmers have an abundance of….

Bison Jicama Meatballs

A friend of mine hooked up a killer deal for Bison from the cattle auction at the stock show. He knows a guy who goes to the auction, picks the best free-range, grass-fed bison and auctions it. Since that is a heck of a lot of meat, he arranges to split the meat ahead of time…

Creamy collard “pasta” w/ seared scallops

Sometimes you just need some hearty pasta-like dish to fill your body and soul. I love this dish because it is primarily vegetables, leaves you feeling full and satisfied yet light afterwards, and it is easy to make!    Scallops pair nicely with this dish, but you could also go meat free or substitute another light…

Thai Peanut Chicken ‘Pasta’ with Ginger Fig Sauce

Last weekend was national PB&J day and I felt the need to celebrate!  I randomly decided to google food holidays recently and it’s amazing how many there are. I basically have my menu mapped out for the next month with all of the obligatory celebrations. (Sunday was chocolate mousse day- how can you NOT celebrate!?) Anyways,…

Mufongo

Mufongo is my number one reason to visit Puerto Rico. It is so delicious that I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. In fact, I tried doing just that on our last trip to Puerto Rico (much to the dismay of my travel companions). :-/ I liked it so much I practically had…

Pad Thai (minus the nightshades, soy and grain)

I miss Thai food!!! Thai is my ultimate favorite take out. It’s what I have when I’m happy, sad, or getting sick. I’m typically a curry and Thom Kha girl, but I made Thom Kha yesterday and Pad Thai is sounding good!   So here is my clean eating take on a take-out staple. Pad Thai: with…