Category Archive: 'Recipes'

Mac n Cheese with Poached Eggs and Asparagus

  We have all had mac n cheese that has been boiled to death then you add back the binder by making a rue. This is way easier then that and once you make it you will never go back, that’s my bet. This is one of those meals that you can eat breakfast lunch […]

Seared Maitake Steak with Cauliflower Mash

  The picture says it all, I hope! Rich savory and easy to make. There is nothing like mushroom steaks and this will melt any mushroom lovers heart for sure. I have love mushrooms my whole life. I am so grateful to be living in a time where mushroom varieties are so abundant. Maitake is […]

Red Beans and Rice with Alligator Sausage

With Mardi Gras in full swing, one can only be dreaming of Cajan Creole Cuisine  Red Beans and Rice!!! Hellz yeah I have the best memories of Mom and I in New Orleans for the first time. We didn’t do Mardi Gras, but we did do Jazz Fest and let me tell ya; it was […]

Hello Dolly Cookie Bars ~ Moms Recipe UPDATED

  As you can see, I have always been a hugger and kisser! I have also always loved traditions of all kinds. I love making new ones and passing on some old ones. I also have the belief of… Just because you grew up with certain family traditions does not mean you have to keep them. […]

Lemon Fettuccine with Asparagus Ribbons

I will never forget the first time I tried vegetable noodles in place of pasta, YUK! I was so not a fan! I was at my friend’s house, and her mom dumped jar pasta sauce on top of spaghetti squash with some soy cheese. It was the worst thing I had ever eaten. Well, that […]

Turkey Pesto Manicotti

Thanksgiving is around the corner and pasta is on my mind. Truly I could eat “pasta something” pretty much everyday. The truth is I have a hard time putting the fork down when it comes to such yumminess, so I try to limit these types of recipes to a few times a month. The more […]

Brain Foods You Should Be Eating

I am blown away by how many people are on some type of pill for their brain and well being. From Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine to Benzodiazepine and Opiate pain killers. People go to a psychiatrist for help and to talk about troubles but most will walk out with a prescription, which is the “quick fix”, […]

Quote of the Week – Hippocrates

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ~ Hippocrates This is by far one of my strongest beliefs and what I am striving to live by daily. With that said I still am far from perfect and I do love a splurge, even if it’s not good for me. So yes ONCE […]

NUTS completely Nuts for Soaking Sprouting and Easy Cashew Seed Nut Milk

I will admit I was never much of a nut eater growing up unless it was in some form of candy. Dark chocolate covered nuts, seeds and peanut M&Ms were about the only nuts I ever really ate. My father loved snacking on nuts but mostly mixed or a variety of peanuts (not nuts but […]

Skin Care Smoothies… You Can Drink and Wear

Many Whole Foods have powerhouse ingredients that will help keep your skin supple, smooth and help fight age-related damage. Today it is all about my beloved Strawberry! Did you know strawberries have more anti-aging vitamin C per serving than oranges or grapefruits do? Research has shown that people who eat foods rich in vitamin C […]