Recipes on Natural Living Mamma

Lemony Lentil Salad

This past spring I joined the team of regular contributors over on the Natural Living Mamma blog.  I know, it's a bit funny because I'm not a mother, but luckily there is no parenting required to whip up delicious whole foods recipes!  Natural Living Mamma has all sorts of great parenting advice, but also lots of excellent posts about food, … [Read more...]

Green Olive + Preserved Lemon Tapenade

Green Olive and Preserved Lemon Tapanade

You know how sometimes things are just so delicious you want to eat them straight from the bowl with a big spoon?  This is one of those things.  I made this as a topping for some freshly grilled fish, but we ended up eating about half of it scooped onto crackers while we were cooking.  It is so good that you’ll look for any excuse to eat this … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Frittata

Spring Greens Frittata

I'm excited to be sharing this fantastic spring greens frittata over on Sarah Fit's blog today!  I met Sarah at a fitness networking event earlier this spring and loved her positive energy for helping people take charge of their health. This frittata is packed with clean protein, plenty of green veggies, and lots of nutrients. It also feels … [Read more...]

Dandelion Green Pesto

Dandelion Green Pesto

I am really excited to teach a Cooking with Herbs class at Herbstalk this year!  The class will focus on exploring the medicinal properties of common culinary herbs, as well as making some herbal treats together.  My class is scheduled for Sunday, June 8th from 4 - 5:30pm.  Please come check it out! To begin the conversation about cooking with … [Read more...]

Spicy Black Beans + Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes

I have another fun guest post to share with all of you!  My recipe for Spicy Black Beans + Sweet Potatoes is up on Whole Foods Mom on a Budget today.  It is one of my favorites - spicy-sweet warm beans with fresh, green toppings. As you know, I like to cook big batches of dried beans and am always looking for creative ways to use them on day … [Read more...]

A Day in My Life

A Day in My Life

Have you ever wondered what a typical day in my life looks like?  My amazingly talented friend Cara Gilman (yogi + fitness instructor extraordinaire!) is highlighting me on her blog today as part of her A Day in the Life series. Check it out here - Day in the Life: Food Blogger + Health Coach in Training It was a fun exercise to write about … [Read more...]

Coconut Bliss Balls

Coconut Bliss Balls

Friends, I have another recipe up on Mind Body Green! This time, it's an absolutely delicious and guilt-free dessert. These coconut bliss balls are made with 100% pure whole foods ingredients and are dairy-free, sugar-free, and gluten-free. But instead of focusing on what they don’t have, let’s talk about what they do — lots of flavor, … [Read more...]

What’s All the Hype About Fermented Foods?

What's All the Hype About Fermented Foods

Probiotics and fermented foods are hot right now, and in my opinion, they deserve all the hype. Lacto-fermented foods are an outstanding way to support overall health by adding good bacteria, enzymes, and vitamins to your diet. Click on over to my guest post on My Life & Kids to read more about what healthy bacteria really are and how to add … [Read more...]

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Tacos

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Tacos

Sometimes Mexican-inspired food gets a bad rap for being filled with meat, cheese, and loads of calories. In fact, it is one of my favorite cuisines to cook at home, because it is so simple to combine healthy ingredients with delicious Mexican flavors. Skip the fast-food junk and make your own Mexican – you’ll be so glad you did! One of my … [Read more...]

Ginger & Turmeric Glazed Carrots & Parsnips

Turmeric and Ginger Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

Ever wondered how to cook parsnips? You’re in luck! They're often a misunderstood and under appreciated vegetable, so people shy away from cooking with them. Hopefully this recipe will introduce you to this lovely vegetable and secure a spot for it on your table. Although parsnips can look withered and white, they're actually surprisingly sweet … [Read more...]