Green Berry Bliss Smoothie 2

Green Berry Bliss Smoothie
My poor husband has not been able to shake this winter funk that has been going around! The rest of us have (cross your fingers) recovered but his is just hanging on.   I’m combating this cold and flu season with lots of fruits, vegetables, and antioxidents this year, trying to boost our immune systems as ...

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal 2

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
 Well somehow we’ve made it from peach to pumpkin season in no time flat! Sometimes time speeds up and it seems like what was an endless summer in June passed by in no more than a moment! My little guy turned 2, and chasing him has become more than a fulltime job.  Yesterday he discovered ...

Strawberry loves Rhubarb

Strawberry loves Rhubarb
Most of the time I don’t make it home from the farmers market with any strawberries.  I buy them alright, and with good intentions too, but if I’m really honest with you I just stand in front of the farmers stall and eat them all.  After the 30 seconds it takes me to devour a ...

Blueberry Custard Baked Oatmeal 3

Blueberry Custard Baked Oatmeal
Last weekend I did one of my very favorite things, I taught a 2 day cooking class, a “Healthy Weekend Makeover.” It’s really very fun a small group of people spend 2 full days with me in a gorgeous kitchen.   We make breakfasts, soups, quinoa, they spatchcock a chicken, grass-fed meats, salads, dressing, eggs, ...

Christmas Strata

Christmas Strata
My husband laughs at me every time I call this a strata… he says it’s just marketing,  this is just a casserole putting on airs.   Ok, fair statement but  don’t you feel better eating strata than a casserole? I mean, the name makes it special, company and slow cups of coffee worthy.  Plenty of ...

Sugar Cookie Smoothie

Sugar Cookie Smoothie
  Confession time: I’m usually not that big of a smoothie person.  I know, I know all the cool kids are doing it but really, I like to cook, and honestly I kind of like to chew.  I do however sometimes like the idea of waking up and eating a breakfast that tastes pretty much ...

Ricotta Dumplings and Grandmas

Ricotta Dumplings and Grandmas
Saturday mornings are always meant to be a lazy sleep in affair at my house.  I look forward to them all week and always intend to lay around and sip coffee and read magazines blissfully on my deck.  People that is just not what happens.  We are up and happening as early as ever, running ...

Pancakes Forever!!!!

Pancakes Forever!!!!
Recently I was at the farmers market and a guy stopped me, he said that he’d taken my healthy breakfast foods class a couple of years ago and he LOVED the pancakes, he’d been making them on a weekly basis ever since.  Awww, that was so nice.  Then I thought when is the last time ...

1 Year and A Recipe for a Happy Baby

1 Year and A Recipe for a Happy Baby
My son is one year old today.  I cannot believe its been a year! I know everyone says it goes fast but seriously they were not kidding, just a year and a couple of days ago he was just a bump:   And then he was this sleepy little guy:     Now he’s a ...