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…

Lemon Ricotta Cakes

I was searching through past food pictures and this cake popped onto my screen. I almost forgot about this yummy recipe. Gluten-free, dense but light – I made it for an auction dinner a few years ago. The recipient needed a gluten-free dessert and I took a recipe for a large cake and modified it…

Carrot and Coconut Soup

I can not take any credit for the recipe below. When I find something so delicious, healthy and dare I say, medicinal, I have to share it. I first made this soup for my favorite ladies in a volunteer group I belong to and support here in Cincinnati. Shout out to Kindervelt! We support many…

Greens & Quinoa Salad with Fennel, Oranges and Avocado

Happy New Year! Ring in 2020 with this healthy, delicious salad. It has everything you need to start out the day, and is filled with greens, quinoa, fennel, cara cara oranges, dried apricots, pistachios and avocados. I finished it with an apple cider vinaigrette. This salad is a meal. I took it to a New…