• ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

    Growing up on the East Coast, I always looked forward to Fall.   Leaves on trees changing color, a slight chill in the air, and coming home from school to the welcoming fragrance of whatever mom happened to be cooking for dinner.  There’s just something about coming in from the…

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  • Cooking ‘scope TODAY!

    Oh YES!! Autumn is FINALLY among us! And in celebration, of the ridiculously hot summer being over,  I am just all sorts of excited to get back in the kitchen and cook for you this afternoon. So, “what’s on the menu?” you ask.   A hearty, healthy and most delicious…

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  • TURKEY CHILI

    Those of you who know me, know I like to eat healthy. So when I cook meat dishes, I tend to substitute ground turkey for ground beef. I find turkey lighter. There’s less saturated fat, so it’s leaner. I also find it easier to digest than red meat. And since…

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  • Cauliflower Fried Rice

    I love Chinese fried rice as much as the next gal. I mean, what’s not to love about it?  It’s delicious; the texture, the flavor, all of it.  When I was a kid, my mother showed me how to make fried rice with left over white rice.  As an adult,…

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  • Healthy Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with chicken sausage and avocado

    People ask about my diet all the time.  When they do, I tell them, “It’s simple, clean, and tasty.”   I typically eat my largest meal in the beginning of the day, (kind of like gassing up before a long road trip)  and tapering off as the day goes on. This way,…

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  • SUMMER BEAN SALAD

    Here’s a simple, healthy recipe that’s as easy to prepare as it is easy on your wallet.  It’s rich in plant-based protein, complex carbohydrates, beneficial dietary fiber, healthy fat, and packed with vitamins and minerals. This salad is not only delicious and filling, it’s really, really good for you. As a…

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  • Snacking on Set : QUINOA SALAD RECIPE

    I love to cook.  Many of you know that already. I find it relaxing and therapeutic, and more often than not, quite tasty.  But like most, I keep a fairly busy schedule, and finding the time to cook can sometimes be difficult.  I don’t cook EVERY day.  I just can’t. …

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