three measuring cups of gluten-free grains, stacked on top of each other
    July 15, 2014
    6 Gluten Free Kid Friendly Lunch Ideas and Cross Contamination Tips

    Raising nearly a handful of kids, two of which have a gluten intolerance, I have learned a few tricks along the way. Lunch time is a crazy time in our home, as I'm sure it is in yours. Today, I'm shar…

    Cool summer salad of ancient grains, pine nuts, and veggies make a delicious, nutritious  side dish
    April 19, 2012
    Mediterranean Quinoa Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Cook nutrient-dense quinoa until it's light and fluffy, dress it with lemon juice and olive oil and then add these Mediterranean treasures: fresh mint and parsley, toasted pine n…

    Quick and Easy Asparagus Socca Recipe
    April 12, 2012
    Quick and Easy Asparagus Socca Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] If you love asparagus, enjoy stretching a few spears per person into a main dish. The creamy center of the socca completes the tender richness of the roasted, then baked asparagu…

    Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad
    April 12, 2012
    Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This quick and portable quinoa salad has it all: complete protein, whole-grain goodness, orange and green vegetables, fruit, and a small amount of healthy oil. This mix means (mo…

    Strawberry Vinaigrette
    April 10, 2012
    Special Occasion Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This fresh spring variation on raspberry vinaigrette makes a low-fat, high-taste topping for salads. Let it elevate a salad into a special-occasion meal by serving it over Red Sa…

    Ratatouille French Vegetable Medley Recipe
    February 15, 2011
    Ratatouille French Vegetable Medley Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Where better to begin your baby’s culinary exploration than in France with this classic medley of fresh vegetables and seasonings? French cooking made simple for your entire fa…

    Artichoke Rosemary Pizza Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Artichoke Rosemary Pizza Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] A great way to make a quick homemade pizza is to use fresh pizza dough from your local market.  You can  marinate artichoke hearts for three days, or you can (more…)…

    Hearty Italian Sausage with Fennel and Grapes Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Hearty Italian Sausage with Fennel and Grapes Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] The pairing of sausages and grapes, which may seem unusual, has a long history in Italian cuisine and is really delicious. This hearty country-style dish is very easy to prepare.…

    Scrumptious Coconut-Crusted Salmon Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Scrumptious Coconut-Crusted Salmon Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This is the kind of crusted fish dish that’s seen on menus at high-end restaurants, yet this recipe is surprisingly easy. It’s quick enough to whip up any time you crave a sp…

    Velvety Coconut Chile Sauce Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Velvety Coconut Chile Sauce Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Just four ingredients combine to form a tasty, mellow sauce that has intriguing hints of sweetness and spice. For a change of pace, substitute 1/2 tablespoon Thai red curry paste…

    Heirloom Lettuce and Strawberries Salad Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Heirloom Lettuce and Strawberries Salad Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Sweet-tart and succulent, strawberries are a true joy of spring and summer. This  salad uses whole heirloom lettuce leaves as a beautiful and flavorful base for the delightful (…

    Buckwheat Pasta with Tofu and Sesame Vegetables Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Buckwheat Pasta with Tofu and Sesame Vegetables Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] The key to this recipe lies in having everything prepped and ready to go before you start cooking. First the tofu is sautéed to give it a golden crust; then while the pasta is c…

    Spanish Veggie Burger Bites Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Spanish Veggie Burger Bites Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Veggie burger bites are a perfect dinner. Kids go crazy for the flavor, and flaxseed provides extra nutrition. The burger bites are full of (more…)…

    Terrific Teriyaki Flank Steak Wrap Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Terrific Teriyaki Flank Steak Wrap Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] When presented with a tortilla, it seems like a challenge to stuff it with as many tasty morsels of meat and vegetables as it will hold, until the juices are (more…)…

    Daring Sesame Noodle Oodle Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Daring Sesame Noodle Oodle Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You may serve this dish with an Asian-inspired salad and baked pears for dessert. Feel free to (more…)…

    Banana Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Banana Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This cake is very moist and flavorful - perfect for breakfast, snack, or dessert. Both of my kids gave this cake a double thumbs up.…

    Cheesy Potato Leek Soup Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Cheesy Potato Leek Soup Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This soup is flavorful, hearty, and very delicious. It is sure to be a big hit with the whole family.…

    Pomegranate-Chipotle Baby Back Ribs Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Pomegranate-Chipotle Baby Back Ribs Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] When your family is hungry for barbecue, these ribs will fit the bill.  Flavorful and hearty they will be a treat to (more…)…

    Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Poblano peppers stuffed with a mixture of black beans, vegetables, and cojita cheese. They are excellent!  The roasted poblano peppers have (more…)…

    Cheesy Vegetable Quesadilla Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Cheesy Vegetable Quesadilla Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] I had a little bit of the black bean and vegetable mixture leftover from the Black Bean and Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Pepper so I decided to make a quesadilla using the mixture, …