Category Archives: Recipes

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Healthy Lunches

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*Try to find as many organic options as possible. ** needs a thermos or to be heated Apple sandwich w nut butter and Granola and more Quinoa side dish salad Sweet potato, yogurt and cooked greens Fruit on the bottom … Continue reading

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Healthy Breakfasts

*Try to find as many organic options as possible. Plain oatmeal, coconut oil, cinnamon and fruit Plain oatmeal, plain greek yogurt* and fruit or honey Omelet or eggs with beans and or tortillas Whipped sweet potato (1) w/coconut oil (1-2T) … Continue reading

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Healthy Snacks & Sides

Snacks & Sides Chili topper Lemon Bars Popcorn Banana Bread* Peppermint Ice Cream! Pudding Chips and Guacamole/ Salsa Nachos Quesadillas  Raisins Nuts Trail Mix Healthy nut Butters (Artisana brand) Protein shakes or smoothies Energy Bars (Cliff Bars, greens plus natural energy bars) Peanut/Almond … Continue reading

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Healthy Dinners

*Try to find as many organic options as possible. ** needs a thermos or to be heated MAIN ENTREE’S Scalloped potatoes (add ham or sausage, serve with veggies) Hash and eggs (all types, include my turkey, add an egg or two) Twice … Continue reading

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Easy & Delicious Chili Colorado Recipe

My new specialty and favorite…and it’s EASY!   2lbs beef (I like chuck roast) Flour 2 Tblsp chili powder 2 Tsp cumin 2 Tsp garlic powder  1 Tsp onion powder Salt to taste 6 ounces tomato paste 2 1/4 cups … Continue reading

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Weekly Food Staples

It’s a Fact: Life is hectic these days. Moms and dads are working, kids are going back to school, the myriad activities throughout the entire household and the list goes on and on. So how does one stay successful with eating … Continue reading

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Popcorn!

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West Bend Stir Crazy Popcorn Popper Add about 1/4 cup organic corn kernels (which by the way are high in fiber and anti-oxidants) and about 1-2 T coconut oil to the Stir Crazy Popcorn Popper and watch the popping action … Continue reading

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Peppermint Ice Cream

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Ingredients: 1 cup milk 3/4 cup granulated sugar pinch salt 2 cups heavy cream 1 T vanilla extract 2 drops Young Living peppermint oil 1/8 cup of cacao nibs Instructions: In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, sugar and … Continue reading

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All About Juicing

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Have you ever read what is in those “all natural” and “fresh” juices? They are not even close to fresh or natural. So without going off on a tirade about them, here is my favorite way to start the day … Continue reading

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Homemade Bread

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You don’t need a machine to make this bread. This is an old fashioned recipe that requires only 6 ingredients along with a dose of labor, love and patience.  Ingredients: 3 cups white or whole wheat flour, or 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken Provencal

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Ingredients: 1 whole roasting chicken 2 T extra virgin olive oil 1 T minced garlic 1 T fresh thyme ½ tsp fresh rosemary 1 tsp fresh oregano Zest and juice from one lemon  1 tsp salt Instructions: 1) Preheat oven … Continue reading

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Fish Soup

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Ingredients: 2 1/4 lb whole fish, scaled, cleaned and gutted (white fish works the best like halibut, cod, flounder, etc.) 8 cups of water or more 1/2 cup olive oil  4 carrots chopped 2 celery chopped 1/2 yellow onion chopped  … Continue reading

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Homemade Corn Tortillas

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Ingredients: 2 cups masa harina (corn meal is not the same thing) 1/2 tsp sea salt 1  1/2 cups hot water Instructions: Mix the masa and the salt together Stir in the hot water; using your hands blend the ingredients … Continue reading

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Fish Soup

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Did you know that broth made with fishheads and carcasses provide iodine and thyroid strengthening substances? More reason to go to your nearest market to get some fresh fish! We like Whole Foods because they always have a fresh selection … Continue reading

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Heavenly Hash Browns

The trick I discovered when making hash browns is how the potato is prepared prior to grating. Before I knew this, my many attempts to make the perfect hash browns, would end in failure;  the only reward would be a … Continue reading