I have to laugh when I think of the old me, back when I didn't care to save time cooking and I'd casually cook risotto for an hour on a week night. A glass of wine in one hand, a wooden spoon in the other, cooking a meal at the end of the day was… Continue reading Five Tips to Help You Save Hours in the Kitchen
You don't see kabocha winter squash very often. You may have never seen or noticed it. Or maybe you have but you had no idea what it was. Kabocha squash isn't as well known as it's more popular relatives butternut and acorn, but I think it's the tastiest. That's why I jumped and bought three when… Continue reading What to do with a Winter Squash in the Summer
When I was thinking about how I wanted to describe what I do as health coach I kept going back to these words: Health Strategies for the Whole Family. My nerd brain couldn't get off the play on words... get it?..."Whole" as in entire family but also "whole" as in whole foods!.... OK, I know, if you have to… Continue reading Health Strategies for the Whole Family
Hi, there! How are you? I hope this finds you well. It’s be a long time! And a lot’s happened around here over the last two years or so. So much that honestly I wasn’t sure if I was ever going to make it back to writing this blog again… in fact, it’s still a… Continue reading I’m Back! And Here to Help You Find Your Energy.
I won't sugar coat it. Eating right takes work. There's planning, shopping and of course... the cooking. It can feel like a full time job trying to stay on top of it all. And then you get through a week - "whoa, I did it!" And Monday comes again... I'll let you in on a secret… Continue reading Three Kitchen Time Saving Tips
As anyone who’s new to cooking knows, getting started can be quite an investment. You may have experienced this: You’re looking online for something to cook for dinner and find a recipe that looks delicious, but it calls for oils, vinegars and spices that you don’t just happen to have in the pantry. When you… Continue reading How to Build a Whole-Foods Pantry
Here's a southwestern seasoning to use on white fish if you want a little kick. I'll sprinkle it on tilapia and bake it in the oven, or you can pan fry it on the stove too. It's a good, quick, dinner-for-one meal. You could even make the seasoning in advance so you have it ready to… Continue reading Fish with a Kick
I've had this explosion-in-your-mouth salsa many a time - my Mom makes a fantastic one, so does Em-lee and one of my roomies ... we'll call her Bride-to-Be for now (she's getting married in November). But, I ended up making an improvised version myself last night because I had two avocados that looked like they… Continue reading Mexican Explosion