Recipes & Food

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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Vegan Pumpkin Curry with Wild Rice

Vegan Pumpkin Curry with Wild Rice

PERFECT FOR A WARM HEARTY DISH The Fall provides us with an abundance of winter squash in stores and Farmer’s Markets, so it’s time to take advantage! Though this particular recipe is considered more difficult than most on my site, I guarantee it’s worth the effort. The sweetness of the pumpkin, spiciness of the peppers, […]
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Grilled Halibut Skewers with Mango Avocado Salsa

Grilled Halibut Skewers with Mango Avocado Salsa

SIMPLE SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SKEWERS For the fish lovin, here’s a great addition to your 4th of July fixins.  Wild yet mild, firm yet flaky, halibut with it’s delicately sweet flavor and high nutritional profile is a rich source of essential fatty acids. Essential fatty acids are so named because they are essential for our health […]
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Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

TABBOULEH WITH A TWIST… It’s been close to 90 degress (approx 32 Celcius) this week in San Diego so I’ve been experimenting with meals that require little to no cooking. I had a head of cauliflower on hand, kalamata olives, tomatoes, some herbs and was in action to create a salad that gave my taste […]
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Red Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Avocados & Miso Ginger Vinagrette

Red Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Avocados & Miso Ginger Vinagrette

A NUTRITIONAL WONDER FOOD… While many think of quinoa as a grain, these grain-like pods are actually edible seeds native to Peru and related to beets, chard and spinach. Most people are familiar with the standard cream colored seed type of quinoa however, other colorful varieties are available. Red & black quinoa have a slightly […]
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Heirloom & Cherry Tomatoes with Quinoa Pasta, Basil and Feta

Heirloom & Cherry Tomatoes with Quinoa Pasta, Basil and Feta

SWEET GLOBES OF SUMMER Heirloom tomatoes come with history, tradition and the care that generations took to save these precious seeds. Delight your senses in the flavors, textures, shapes & sizes of this tasty seasonal fruit and feel the satisfaction along with a connection to those who came before. Recipe The Goods: 1 package of […]
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Simple Black Bean Salad

Simple Black Bean Salad

A SIMPLE STAPLE The best black bean salad in the world! Just sayin. Enjoy. Recipe The Goods: Base 1/2 cup cooked brown rice, black beans, dried or canned (15 oz can. I like Eden Organic Brand) 2 cups leafy greens (I used Romaine) tortilla chips (optional) The Goods: Toppings cherry tomatoes scallions carrots avocado cilantro […]
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