04Apr/16

Recipe: Chicken Soup with wild rice, quinoa and lentils

https://youtu.be/syp70qhPK00 Learning how to make a soup is one of the building blocks of cooking for yourself. Soup is the original one-pot meal!    This easy recipe takes about 10-minutes of prepRead More…

23Nov/15

Recipe: Fall Harvest Salad

Every November my child’s school has a Thanksgiving feast and I always make a giant kale-based (I don’t like lettuce…too wilty) salad. The first picture shows the salad before I dressed it,Read More…

17Oct/15

Recipe: Curried Chicken Salad

Trader Joe’s has an amazing ready-made curried chicken salad in their refrigerated section, and I liked it so much I decided to try and replicate it. It’s easy to make ahead andRead More…

02Oct/15

Recipe: Great for any occassion Mediterranean Lentil Salad

I love lentils!!! They are a great side dish, main dish, cocktail party dish…you get the picture. This is one of my favorite new recipes. You’ll have to excuse me because IRead More…

23Sep/15

Baking on the BBQ

During the summertime I try to cook outside as much as possible since it seems silly to warm up the house with the stovetop or oven and then turn on the ACRead More…

26Aug/15

Recipe: Watermelon Mint, Chocolate Mint and Chocolate Spice Popsicles

It’s still super hot where I live, and I was responsible for desserts for a baby shower this weekend, so I decided to make popsicles.  The food being served is Mexican, soRead More…

05Aug/15

Best Summer Host Gifts

I love all the gatherings in summer!  Picnics in the park, backyard BBQ’s and pool parties! If you are going to a party where the host is providing all of the foodRead More…

27Jul/15

Recipe: Chia Pudding

Easy, yummy, great staple to have in the fridge.  The texture is kind of like tapioca pudding and my kiddo has adored it ever since she could eat.  It has about 100Read More…

02Jul/15

Easy Gourmet: Deconstructed Deviled Eggs

If I can find an easier way to do something, I WILL! I love deviled eggs, but the making of them not so much. So I came up with an easier wayRead More…

24Jun/15

Great Tips for Camping

Camping season is upon us!  In fact, I just returned from a lovely weekend camping trip with about 80-people that was super fun. The best thing about 95-degree desert weather?  There’s nothingRead More…