Watermelon Radish and Carrot Top Salad 5

A beautiful way to celebrate seasonal vegetables – Watermelon Radish and Carrot Top Salad Belonging to KyV’s  CSA/Farm Share has opened my eyes. I never would have seen such a thing as a beautiful watermelon radish with its mint green rind and gorgeous blushing flesh.  It’s crisp and has bit […]

Watermelon Radish and Carrot Top Salad

Citrus Barley and Pistachios

Sweet Citrus Barley with Pistachios 5

For a happy side dish, unique breakfast or even dessert, you’ll love Sweet Citrus Barley with Pistachios. Living in Florida is such a blessing.  Not only was I able to take my cream colored Labrador, Tally for a walk yesterday without a jacket on (a fact I can really appreciate […]

Simple Lemon Garlic Green Beans with Crispy Onions

Ready to get a little crazy? How about THIS instead of your same old green bean casserole? Simple Lemon Garlic Green Beans with Crispy Onions. Fresh green beans, Meyer lemon from the tree out front, a hint of aromatic garlic and some crispy onions – what is not to love? […]

Garlic Green Beans


Vegan Cheesy Broccoli & Rice Dip for a Clean Eating Cocktail Party 2

It’s a Clean Eating Cocktail Party at Cara’s Cravings! Recently my dear friend Cara invited me to join a cocktail party over at her place,  Of course I said, absolutely! She got a bunch of us health food bloggers together and asked us to share a recipe we would […]

Two Unique Twists on Cranberry Sauce – Moroccan and Cuban 4

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and I know many people are already getting stressed about the holiday season.  Not only do many families hit the roads for travel, but this year the added weather concerns – especially storms and snow in the Northeast will only add to the worry.  Additionally, […]

Cuban Style Cranberry Sauce

Steamed English Peas – Edamame Style

Don’t miss out on the giveaway – there is still time!  On May 12th I will be giving away some of my favorite things – a 3 pack of Justin’s Chocolate Almond Nut Butter, Red Star Nutritional Yeast, Bag of Bob’s Red Mill Rolled Oats and a Coconut Water.     Today […]

Chinese Five Spice Miso Soup with Shitakes and Edamame 1

I’m still working on cutting back after my recent trip to San Francisco and wine country.  With the weather getting a bit cooler I thought a nice warm but light soup would be nice.   I simply sauteed onions and garlic, added in shitakes and edamame.  The flavor balance of […]

Pickled Radishes Two Ways (Daikon and Watermelon Radish) 12

Watermelon Radish   Recently we made a salad with shrimp on the grill and I whipped up some balsamic vinaigrette. I had sliced up some of my fresh watermelon radish I got from my csa but I have never been never a hugeradish fan so I was trying to figure out something creative to […]

Eggplant with Caramelized Balsamic Reduction and White Wine 3

Hi all!  I’m back from camping in one piece.  We had a great time and I took tons of photos that I have yet to download as I’m in the process of changing over computers.  Hubby got me a new one for my birthday!  So bear with me in the […]

Moroccan Chickpea Barley Salad 10

I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend.  Ours was busy but really nice.  The highlights included Rombauer Chardonnay, a pedicure in “Chick Flick Cherry” and a family boat ride (just the three of us which is rare) to Whitey’s Fish Camp for the boiled seafood platter.  My little […]