Recipes & Food

Steamed Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Wraps

Steamed Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Wraps

ASPARAGUS CONTAINS MORE FOLATE THAN ANY OTHER VEGGIE.  It is necessary for healthy cell division and DNA synthesis, and instrumental in preventing birth defects – to name a few. It’s peak asparagus season as we speak, so now is the best time to enjoy them reap their amazing benefits! This veggie is a fantastic source of fiber, potassium, vitamins A, E, […]
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Spring Minestrone with Cauliflower Rice

Spring Minestrone with Cauliflower Rice

A WARM BOWL OF SPRING BOUNTY This is a very simple soup that’s full of spring’s bounty. Chock-full of spring greens this light and nourishing soup provides a unique flavor that’s bright and clean with earthy undertones. The combination of sweet peas, mildly flavored fresh asparagus spears, delicately sweet baby spinach and the crisp bite […]
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Poached Egg with Shaved Asparagus and Avocado Salad

Poached Egg with Shaved Asparagus and Avocado Salad

SPEARHEADING SIMPLE DISHES FOR SPRING I’m always in search of seasonal combinations for simple dishes. This week I stumbled upon a bunch of beautiful spears of asparagus to experiment and do just that! Typically the peak season for asparagus runs from April to May, however, the first crops of the year are ready as early as Feb […]
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Veggie Paella

Veggie Paella

A BIG OL’ IRON SKILLET OF VEGGIE-LADEN GOODNESS Springtime has a wonderful way of lifting the spirit and nourishing the soul that ignites restoration, innovation and new creation!  Known as nature’s birthing season, spring displays it’s beauty by sprouting newness all around us. It’s a time when growth is stimulated in every aspects of our […]
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Asparagus Coconut Bisque

Asparagus Coconut Bisque

A VEGETABLE WITH BENEFITS… Even though Spring is typically the best season for fresh asparagus I couldn’t resist the beautiful spears of this amazing member of the lily family at the market this weekend. Asparagus is extremely high in B Complex vitamins (that ignite our feel-good neurotransmitters), viamin C, and vitamin E, which are essential […]
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Pesto and Asparagus Cornmeal Crusted Pizza with Fresh Parmesan

Pesto and Asparagus Cornmeal Crusted Pizza with Fresh Parmesan

A SIMPLE MID-WEEK PIZZA Having just returned to San Diego from Nashville after a two week stint of festivities including my sister’s wedding, a baby shower for my sister-in-law & moving my parents out of our childhood home, it was exhausting to say the least. That said, my weekly meal prep was moved to mid-week. […]
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