Red Lentil Pasta

I have been experimenting this fall and winter with alternative protein pastas. I love chickpea pasta. Banza is my go to brand. It’s in a bright orange box if you are looking to try it. The penne and elbow shapes work best with sauces and pestos. I wanted to try red lentil pasta next. Fortunately…

Blood Orange and Fennel Salad

I saw blood oranges on sale today which means winter citrus is in their prime. Winter citrus makes life so sweet in the Midwest and other Northern states during the dreary and sunless days. I’m featuring my Blood Orange and Fennel Salad. This dish has everything to make you feel sunny and bright on a cold…

Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

I first made this recipe at least 4 years ago and found it on a blog. Little Spice Jar. It is a crock pot recipe and it was perfect the first time I made it. Since then, I have made it for my clients, my volunteer groups and over and over for my family. Try…

Women on Wellness Event

What happens when you get a Personal Chef and a Health and Wellness Coach together? Great Things! In the last year, my friend and favorite fitness instructor Lindsey started her own business as a Health and Wellness Coach. We have always talked about joining forces and this year we are doing just that with Women…

Roasted Corn and Green Chili Chowder

I recently saw a recipe for a corn and green chili soup. It was intended to be vegan and finished with a cashew cream. The more recipes I looked at I got several ideas to make this soup appealing to many. First I wanted to use Roasted Corn. Here’s the main recipe and a few…

Toasts

A toast to toasts for the New Year! These easy to dream up nutritional bombs can be eaten at breakfast, lunch, dinner or a mid day snack. Don’t just think of them for breakfast. Here are a few ideas. Some you probably already make, some maybe new to you. Some inspiring to you. Get creative…