White bean, artichoke & spinach soup.

It’s cold in Georgia. It’s a good day for soup. We love soup. Soup means we are having a toasty, comforting dinner and it also means leftovers. Love me some leftovers. This is a recipe I adapted from something on Pinterest. (you can find the original recipe here.) It’s still pretty similar but I made some changes (such as adding …

Super Soup! High power foods make impactful soup.

Tonight’s Super Soup is a chicken & veggie. Here are the general principles of the way our little family eats (most of the time). We try to use lots of ingredients that are fresh (I know most people will think I’m silly but I’m not a huge fan of frozen, canned and even many times, dried foods. Quite simply I …

Vacation can be good for the body, if done right.

Last year I went on my first Caribbean vacation vis a vie a Carnival cruise ship. It was eight days of sunshine, snorkeling and delicious food mixed in with some campy cruise shows, late night dancing and some even later night made-to-order pizza. In the months prior to the cruise I busted my butt in the gym and participated in …

Taco Tuesday’s Roasted Salsa

My husband and I met on Dollar Taco Tuesday. Now, thanks to our six year old son and the Lego Movie, we are welcoming the return of Taco Tuesday into our lives. Although, I just got back from the grocery with a bill of $30, so they cost considerably more than a dollar each to make. But you can’t argue …

Vegan Red Lentil Soup

  Original pin here. When I bought red lentils out of curiosity at my not-so-local farmer’s market, I needed to hit up Pinterest for suggestions. What I found was this aromatic, delicious, spicy and good for me soup. ¬†Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil (or olive oil) 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 2 …

Asian Cabbage Slaw

Original pin here. This recipe is quickly becoming our family’s favorite. I originally found it when my husband confused Napa cabbage for the Romaine lettuce I had on the grocery list. I found this recipe and we’ve been happily together ever since. This particular time when I made this, I did not bother with Napa cabbage, instead using a regular …