Pasta Salad – It’s what’s for dinner!

What do Pasta Salad – and 1970’s have in common? They are both back in style! You probably think of pasta salad as a mayo-filled, non-health food that you mother or grandmother made for family reunion. Well no longer mama – I’m bringin’ it back – in an all new (yet-completely not-new) way! Pasta salad is a staple in our house and a go to for an easy prep meal, as well as a clean Read More

Hot and Sour Soup

hot and sour soup

Hot and sour soup is one of my all time favorites!   It’s: Quick Easy Light Spicy Healthy Fast YUUUUUUUUMMY Which pretty much sums up what good food means to me! I often make it on the weekend or a Monday morning for me to eat for lunch during the week.   I honestly have never let me kids try it because when they were little it was too spicy, and now that they are Read More

Simple Polenta

As a self-proclaimed vegan-light family, we don’t often eat meat at our house.  However, growing up with meat at every meal, I often look at what I am making for dinner and search for something to replace the “meat” section on my perfectly portioned dinner place (you know the color-coded ones that they have hung up in doctors offices). Polenta is one of my go-to’s for that!  I never grew up eating it and when Read More

Thanksgiving Salad

If you are looking for a light, yummy recipe to make this thanksgiving – look no further my friend! This recipe is AMAZING!!! It has all the amazing flavors of thanksgiving, but with a fresh, light, crispy feeling. Every time I bring this to a party the bowl is always empty (sometimes before I even get a chance to eat it!). You seriously can’t go wrong! This recipe is an adaptation from my raw foods Read More

Farmers Market Tomato Basil Pasta

I love the farmers market!  I love the people, I love the smells, I love the colors and I love trying new food.  But most of all, I think the food tastes so much better when it is local.   One of my favorite farmers market food is tomatoes. Y.U.M – I could literally live off of them.  They are breath takingly beautiful, they smell amazing and they taste completely different than the ones you Read More