Ingredient: Black Pepper

Tuna Cakes

Tuna Cakes

I love to make these tuna cakes for lunch to switch things up a bit. It’s such a simple and great way to get some Omega 3 fatty acids into your diet.    If you are a fish lover, then go try these out, and let […]

One-Pot Chicken Dinner

One-Pot Chicken Dinner

One-pot meals are seriously the best. Not only is this a healthy, crowd-pleasing, easy-to-make meal, the clean up is also a breeze too! Make sure you use organic chicken and veggies if possible, and even enjoy reheating these tasty leftovers the next day.     […]

Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salsa

Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salsa

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This fresh and colorful salsa is perfect to make for your next BBQ or social gathering. It’s incredibly tasty, and also very easy to make. I get lots of compliments on this one, and I know you will too!

(Note: This is a very mild salsa, and so add more jalapeño peppers if you’d like more of a kick. Also, strive to use organic ingredients whenever possible).

 

 

Oven Baked Salmon

Oven Baked Salmon

Salmon is a wonderful source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins A, D, B6, B, E, and it also has significant amounts of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc! It is, however, very important to consume only wild salmon, and not farmed, to avoid potential antibiotics, […]

Squash Medley

Squash Medley

I love butternut squash so much. It’s a healthy, versatile vegetable that has fantastic shelf life. When I was a kid, my parents would often cook up a butternut squash with some potatoes and carrots, gave it a little mash, seasoned it up a bit, […]

Sweet Potato Fries with Curried Dip

I always have sweet potatoes on hand, because of their shelf life, flexibility with cooking, and because they’re ridiculously healthy. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamins B6 and C, as well as being very high in iron, magnesium and much much more.
 
Making fries is a great way to incorporate sweet potatoes into your diet. My four and one-year-old gobble these up faster than lighting, and I just love that it’s such a great alternatives to modern-day french fries.  
 
Just dip them into a divine curried dip, and voila, you have a healthy lunch in a flash! Happy kids, happy tummies, happy momma!
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Savory Tuscan Basil Chicken Pasta

Savory Tuscan Basil Chicken Pasta

Commercially-raised poultry often contains hormones, antibiotics, pesticides and other contaminates, all of which can be a potential health hazard. While buying organic chicken may increase your grocery bill, the health benefits are definitely well worth it.  Not only is pasture-raised chicken meat leaner and more […]

Smothered Mushrooms and Greens

Smothered Mushrooms and Greens

    I love mushrooms, and I love greens.  Kale however is the only green that’s a little bit harder for me to eat, so I have to find creative ways to prepare it.  This dish definitely fits the bill.  Packed full of nutrients, this […]

Creamy Sweet Potato Broccoli Soup

Creamy Sweet Potato Broccoli Soup

This is my 4-yr-old daughter’s favorite soup right now.  She gobbles it up without question, while repeatedly telling me how I’m the best cook in the whole world. 🙂  It’s also very easy to make, and oh so good for you!


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Golden Milk (Turmeric Milk)

Golden Milk (Turmeric Milk)

  Benefits of Turmeric It is a Natural Anti-Inflammatory and Immune System booster. Can tame heartburn and upset stomach. It is neuro protective and can even help to protect memory and stimulate brain re-growth. It Protects against Alzheimer’s disease by helping to remove plaque buildup […]