Apple Butter

Butter on toast is a wonderful thing, or at least I kind of remember it being wonderful. It’s not really something that a gluten-free and dairy-free person gets to experience very often. However, sometimes I do spread coconut oil on gluten-free toast and it’s pretty delicious. I’d also heard of parsnip butter: pureed parsnips boiled…

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…

Prosciutto Sweet Potato Breakfast Nests 

We are all busy, right? And we all want to find a way to still make healthy choices despite a loaded schedule. Making good choices in the morning can help you stay more alert and engaged throughout the day. There’s nothing better than a healthy, delicious and satisfying breakfast that not only tastes great, but…

Toasted Salted Pumpkin Seeds

Deliciously crisp and ridiculously easy recipe for roasted salted pumpkin seeds. Wash and strain seeds, season, dry and roast. Then crunch away and enjoy! – Plus – two secret tips for easier seeding and crispier seeds!

Homemade Marshmallows- as clean as you can get em’

Marshmallows are the best! When we bought our new house and it already had a fire pit installed in the back, my first purchase was cool, new glow-in-the-dark marshmallow sticks. I was sooo excited to break in that fire pit with some delicious, toasted marshmallows. Despite my mutual love for marshmallows and clean eating, I…

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…

Homemade Pumpkin Purée – Skip the Can and Make your Own!

Pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin. These days, we all know it’s fall well before Mother Earth does.  I think pumpkin-spice-lattes start to cover the internet before the leaves even start to change! And I have to admit, I do love me some pumpkin… and pumpkin spice… and everything nice 😉 But most of the traditional stuff has something I…

How to Freeze Peaches – a Step by Step Guide

Winter is coming and the harvest is in.  That means it’s the time of year where you need to eat it or save it. I know many folks are taking stock of their harvest and canning or freezing all sorts of fresh, delicious produce. Canning, freezing, pickling, fermenting: these are all wonderful ideas to save…

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…

Peach Tomato Mint Salad Stacks

This healthy salad recipe will save you time and allow you to eat a delicious, fresh and gourmet tasting salad. Simply slice fresh peaches, tomatoes and cucumbers, stacking with mint to create this great appetizer, light meal or side salad. This will definitely be a recipe to impress your friends at your next barbq or family dinner!

Arugula + Micro Green Salad w/ Tomato and Avocado

Farmer’s markets mean crisp greens and new things. Try this fresh garden salad with spicy radish micro greens, fresh arugula and perfectly dressed tomato avocado. A perfect salad to celebrate fresh greens! And it is easy, and healthy, as always. Yumm!!

Grilled Peaches

If you’ve been following along, you know that I have a very big thing for Peaches, especially late season Palisade Peaches! Peaches make an amazingly sweet and healthy dessert all on their own, but sometimes you want just a little more. Throwing the peaches on the grill gives them a slightly caramelized taste and it’s always…

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.

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….