rainbow sushi (grain-free)

Those who know me know I’m not into foo-foo names, such as “rainbow sushi”. And, this recipe isn’t really sushi, but…it does have a rainbow of veggie colors that are rolled up in sheets of nori (seaweed). The name seemed apt. This is not only a cool way to get your kids to eat their…  [Read More]

hot & creamy citrus avocado dressing (& kitchen clean-out)

Monday is here again. How was your weekend? I’m feeling a little virtuous for a Monday morning because I’ve already got dinner planned & prepped for tonight – barbecued chicken & bacon salad with this damn, delicious hot & creamy citrus avocado dressing. All you do is throw some ripe avocado, orange & lime juice, garlic, mayo,…  [Read More]

roasted pumpkin, cauliflower & spinach curry

I’m ready for autumn, or fall as it’s called here. Falltumn. Actually I’ve been ready for falltumn since…March. It’s not just the respite from the unrelenting Florida heat I’m looking forward to…it’s the food & the cooking of soups, stews & roasts; being able to open windows & doors to let some fresh air in;…  [Read More]

chocolate date, cashew & coconut balls & day 1 of 100

Day 1 of my 100 days to healthy & if I’m eliminating wheat, dairy & sugar from my diet I’m going to need a back-up plan when my sweet craving hits around 2 PM each day. Fresh fruit just isn’t going to cut it. Enter these yummy little morsels I made. Plump Medjool dates, cashews & coconut…  [Read More]

chicken, asparagus & baby corn stir-fry

Stir-fries are easy to make, they can be ready in a flash & you can add almost anything to them. To make them you really just need the basics: A decent wok, a good heat source (gas is best), a good, sharp knife & a stir-fry spoon. The trick to a good stir-fry – apart from…  [Read More]

orange cashew chicken

This snappy chicken recipe is a cinch to make and takes less than 30 minutes. I whipped it up for lunch over the weekend for my husband and me. Feel free to serve with some steamed jasmine rice if you like. As much as I’m a rice lover this was nice just wrapped in the lettuce…  [Read More]

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