Rainbow Beets with Arugula and Goat cheese

This salad is beautiful and so good for you. You may want to hide from beets or are intimated by them. I think they have gotten a bad reputation. Times are changing, and more and more I see beets already prepared in the produce section. A tangy vinaigrette and goat cheese make this combination a…

Spicy Salmon Gyro Lettuce Wraps

I first made this recipe about 8 years before I went to culinary school. I was training for a marathon and was interested in finding recovery meals for after a long run. Runner’s World had this in their recipe bank and it became the inspiration for my version. This was a hit for my “On…

Focaccia

This is a fun time to bake. Here’s a recipe to make for and with your family. All ingredients should be around the house and you can top it with whatever yummy items you have around, such as olives, grapes, herbs, artichokes, sundried tomatoes. I could go on and on. Try it out and let…

Lentil Salad

This week, I am pulling from the pantry and using whatever greens, seeds and produce are in my house. You know there is a bag of green lentils lurking around in your pantry – now you get to use them. Make a batch and keep them in the fridge all week to throw into a…

Spicy Wheatberry and Black Bean Chili

Each week, I am posting a healthy recipe to try while you have unlimited access to your kitchen. This one is taste, spicy and vegan. This zesty wheat berry black bean chili is based on a recipe from Eating Well author Cheryl Sternman Rule. This one has some substitute ingredients and serves 4-6 and it…