strawberry banana ginger smoothie


Here’s a delicious, healthy smoothie recipe with zing! I love the addition of fresh ginger. It’s spicy and has the added benefit of protecting you from colds and flu during the chilly winter months. Bonus! for 2 smoothies: 2 large bananas, sliced 8 ripe strawberries, hulled 2 Tablespoons fresh, grated ginger 2 cups sweetened vanilla…

bermuda beach salad dressing


Did you know that the beaches in Bermuda are pink? This is due to their proximity to certain types of coral reefs. Just a little bit of trivia for your Friday, and the inspiration for one of my new salad dressings. Actually, this is just original Thousand Island dressing with raspberry vinegar and chopped beets…

healthy chocolate pudding {paleo}


Chocolate pudding is one of my favorite sweet treats but I haven’t been eating it very often these days because, let’s face it, it’s usually loaded with sugar and starch. I discovered a whole new way to make pudding that’s not only delicious, it’s completely healthy and Paleo friendly. I made up a batch of…

chewy chocolate chip cookies {paleo recipe}


My daughter, Grace, has been getting creative in the kitchen and cooking up all sorts of healthy, Paleo treats. These are some of the best, chewiest, soft chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever had and the almond flour gives these cookies a wonderful texture and flavor. They’re too good not to share, so here’s the recipe!…

oven roasted potato medley {with sweet chipotle crema}


Oven roasting vegetables really brings out the natural, earthy flavors of each individual vegetable and nothing benefits from oven roasting more than the humble potato. Here I’ve added sweet potatoes to the russets, sprinkled in some cozy spices and topped everything off with a spicy, zesty chipotle crema. You could serve this as a side…