For those days you just can’t… there is salmon with cauliflower rice to the rescue.

And then there are days where you just eat out of the skillet. We have all had those days and lately I feel like my days are more in favor of this quick skillet than a complicated meal. This is as clean and healthy as it gets. Oh and quick, effortless, and simple. Less than … Continue reading For those days you just can’t… there is salmon with cauliflower rice to the rescue.

Make better than restaurant salads at home!

Step away from the traditional and boring iceberg, ranch dressing, tomato, and shredded cheese with croutons. Say goodbye to your standard salad and say Hello, scrumptious salads where have you been all my life?!?! Salads are always better when somebody else makes them especially at restaurants. But you can have better than restaurant quality at … Continue reading Make better than restaurant salads at home!

BBQ Flavored Stuffed Peppers

Sometimes you just need a little comfort, rib sticking, warming soul food.  BBQ usually does the trick for me. The problems with store bought BBQ sauce are all the sweeteners and heaviness it has.  The combination of smoked paprika, spicy brown mustard, and vegan Worcestershire sauce gives this stuffing a delicate BBQ flavor that is … Continue reading BBQ Flavored Stuffed Peppers

Blueberries!

If you read my article on freezing sweet corn, you will find a common theme here on how I prepare garden produce for winter.  Blueberries are no exception. Instead of using the vacuum sealer bags I use the standard freezer bags.  I like these since they are durable and can be rinsed and reused.  Sort … Continue reading Blueberries!

Simple Freezer Sweet Corn

Summer in the Midwest of the USA is here and sweet corn is everywhere. This type of corn is not the stuff you see on the interstates as you drive through the "fly-over" states in the middle of the country.  This is the smaller stalks of corn that produce a sweeter, snappier, smaller ear of … Continue reading Simple Freezer Sweet Corn

Broccoli and Roasted Sweet Corn Salad

Finding healthy, good tasting recipes, that you will use again and again is for very hard to do when it comes to cold broccoli salads that do not include mayonnaise.  This salad is stand alone good or you can add the bacon.  Think of this as the, "just let me take one more bite", kind … Continue reading Broccoli and Roasted Sweet Corn Salad

Chicken, Avocado, Egg and Sweet Potato Salad

This is a true mash up for a salad.  When you have a loved one that requires a special diet of soft food, necessity comes into play.  I needed a protein packed meal that was mayonnaise based for ease of swallowing and was in the clean eating diet style.  My dad eats clean and during … Continue reading Chicken, Avocado, Egg and Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet Potato Brunch Casserole

I love how simple and complex this recipe is. Bacon, onion, sweet potatoes are my trifecta, go-to breakfast food.  Finding ways to freshen up the combination is always a challenge.  Primal Palate makes this breakfast blend that is sooooo good.  Cinnamon and slightly herbal flavor compliments this casserole well. Honestly, you really don't even need … Continue reading Sweet Potato Brunch Casserole

Flavors of Summer Skillet

A funny story about how this recipe came about. I was trying to figure out a cover for my upcoming cookbook.  And was not really that excited about my previous pictures.  I needed a statement back cover to compliment the front cover.  I knew what I wanted by just couldn't get the right shot.  So, … Continue reading Flavors of Summer Skillet

Fruit Syrup/Sauce

  Fruit Syrup/Sauce This is a sauce always in the refrigerator. It is essentially a thick soup jelly like sauce. In less than 15 minutes you have an all-in-once pancake and waffle sauce. I have been known to freeze it in ice cube trays with Popsicle sticks for a sweet summer treat. 2-3 cups blueberries, … Continue reading Fruit Syrup/Sauce