Grapefruit Avocado Fennel Salad

Sometimes I menu plan and find that life has interrupted and things don’t get made according to the plan. Adding insult to injury, ingredients get used in different recipies, leaving a random collection of their brethren behind. Part of me really enjoys the challenge this presents. And this salad is one of the successes born… 

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Delicious & Filling Fresh Rolls

I have been dreaming of making  Thai Wraps again for dinner (post coming soon). My hopes were dashed, however, when I discovered that my children breakfasted on the  mangoes required by the wrap recipe, leaving none for dinner. Being too busy otherwise to go to the store, I moved on. Onto Plan B, with many… 

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Fall Harvest Squash Rice

Happy Autumn everyone!! I love this time of year for so many reasons. I love the crisp fall air and the surprise flashback to summer warm days. The leaves change their colors to magnificent reds, yellows, oranges and even purples. Even though I grew up in New England and have seen many fall seasons, the… 

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Choco Maca Milk

This one brings me back to feeling like a kid again. I set out with this drink for a couple reasons. I wanted to have something quick and easy that packed a power punch of nutrition as well as taste yummy. I wanted it to include superfoods and be something I liked so much that… 

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Blushing Almond Sundae

The other night, I made a decadent dessert of banana crepes with cashew whipped cream and strawberry sauce atop. Gatlin ate two he loved them so. River is not a banana fan and so I am going to make apple crepes next time. They were lovely but I wanted a little twist and wasn’t in… 

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Berries ‘N Cream

Happy Fourth of July!! Today is a day of red, white and blue and celebration of America’s independence. Happy Birthday America! We were headed to a family gathering by the lake to have a cookout, swim and celebrate the fourth. While everyone else was planning on grilling I wanted to make sure we could join… 

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Soup, It’s What’s For Lunch

I really love Gatlin’s interpretation of my lunch today. He called it a plate of sunshine.  I made River and Gatlin veggie soup (cooked) and myself another one of Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen recipes called Tomato Basil Bisque. I had actually made the soup the evening before and was having the leftovers. Raw foods are… 

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