Avocado Mango Coconut Ice Cream with lime

This is a no-churn ice cream recipe from Food 52. It was so easy the first try that I had to share the recipe. I think you could cut down the sugar and still have a very flavorful dessert. I only changed up the amount of mango and avocado from the original recipe, which is…

Savory Leek Tart

Savory leek tart.What a simple treat, and a simple recipe.The most difficult part is making sure your leeks are clean. Chop and rinse to get rid of any grit. Quality pre-made pastry is a game changer, but if you love to make dough, you got this. Sauté a little, roll out the dough, spread your ricotta,…

Sweet Potato & Salmon Cakes

I’ve had a few recipes pulled for a long time to experiment and make these crispy cakes. This was inspired by taking some ingredients from a couple of recipes. Food 52’s recipe served a chipotle mayo. One Lovely Life incorporated chipotle in her mix. This is my riff. Can you tell I like the chipotle?…

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…

Ginger Miso Dressing

There are so many things to think about these days. All the wellness apps, podcasts and people on social media. A thread of good advice keeps going back to a few simple things. I have been exploring many avenues into good health, and have found that these four things seem to be the key to…