Seared Chicken Breast with Mushrooms, Rosemary, & Thyme

Long celebrated as a superfood source of powerful nutrients, fresh mushrooms are a healthy addition to your plate. Mushrooms provide many of the same nutritional benefits as vegetables, as well as attributes commonly found in meat, beans, and grains. Mushrooms are the leading source of the antioxidant nutrient selenium in the produce aisle. ... Continue Reading

Whole Roasted Dijon Cauliflower

This is probably the easiest and tastiest way to prepare cauliflower, EVER!  Whole roasted cauliflower is EXTREMELY low maintenance. The cauliflower itself really doesn’t require much preparation at all and once it’s in the oven, it won’t really need you to attend to it much, except maybe to check for doneness after a little while and ... Continue Reading

Parmesan Chicken with Caesar Roasted Romaine

This chicken is incredible! It had so much flavor and a really nice crunch from the golden almond flour mixture on top.  Not only is it packed with flavor, it is so easy.  It is ever so simple to make any night of the week. As well, clean up was a breeze. You can make the Classic Caesar Dressing ahead of time and make this dish even easier on ... Continue Reading

Herb Roasted Whole Chicken

I baked this easy and delicious chicken and keep it on hand for quick weekday dinner meals, to top salads, for protein snacks, to make chicken salad, or for quick lunches.  You can keep this chicken up to 4 days in the refrigerator but, it probably will not last that long because it is so delicious and versatile. Eat This With That[\lead] ... Continue Reading

Oven Roasted Whole Cauliflower

Whole roasted cauliflower is EXTREMELY low maintenance. The cauliflower itself really doesn’t require much preparation at all and once it’s in the oven, it won’t really need you to attend to it much, except maybe to check for doneness.  Cauliflower cooked this way becomes so super moist and tender and really tasty and so delicious. ... Continue Reading

Butternut Squash with Ghee and Thyme

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. In this one, butternut squash is combined with ghee and thyme for a Can't-be-beat weeknight side dish.  This is a great option for those on a low carb diet. Butternut Squash has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. It has yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp. When ripe, it turns ... Continue Reading

Acorn Squash with Shallots and Rosemary

As summer transitions into fall, hard squashes begin filling produce bins in grocery stores and farmers’ markets. One of our favorites for roasting simply is acorn squash, which has a blackish-green, deeply ridged skin and bright golden flesh. Native to the Americas, acorn squash is a delicious, orange-fleshed squash named for its shape. Like ... Continue Reading

Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

This is such an easy, healthy side dish that you’ll often want to make!  This side dish of quinoa has a fun twist.  It is chocked full of mushrooms, garlic, and thyme. It’s so simple and comes together so easily – it’s practically fool-proof! Mushrooms have an amazing distinct flavor, but they also add a range of nutritional and ... Continue Reading

Classic Caesar Salad

At first glance, this may look like your typical Caesar Salad.  However, lots of love went into making this simple Classic favorite.  I grew the Romaine in my organic backyard garden.  The croutons are home-made.  The Parmesan is shaved, not grated.  The homemade Caesar dressing is lovingly blended to the perfect consistency.  Why do I like ... Continue Reading