Lemon


Luscious Lemon Citrus Dressing 4

Luscious Lemon Citrus Dressing is perfect for the beautiful, sun-drenched Florida citrus that is in season right now. It is delicious massaged into a kale salad, or even just over a bed of lettuce. Let’s Talk Trends There are TONS of 2015 trend predictions out there. Some of them I’m not so […]

Luscious Lemon Citrus Dressing

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

Macro Bowl

Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce

Tender greens, nutty tahini sauce and sweet acorn squash are best of friends in this healthy Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce. One of the best things in life is meeting new people and experiencing new things.  Last Saturday was one of the most fun and memorable.  My […]


Greek Salad with Herbed Tofu Feta 2

This Greek Salad with Tofu Feta is a delicious, healthy and humane option for a plant-based lifestyle.   The day I was reading through my VegNews magazine I happened to be relaxing on a sunny day, kicking back in a lawn chair, clad in bathing suit and floppy hat when I […]

Greek Salad with Tofu Feta

Breakfast Oatmeal Cheesecake Bars

Breakfast Oatmeal Cheesecake Bars

Feel like you’re cheating with these Breakfast Oatmeal Cheesecake Bars! These breakfast bars were a happy, unplanned weekend creation. Originally they were intended to be a dessert; however, with over 5 grams fiber, 6 grams protein and 0mg cholesterol, they are perfect for a filling and satisfying breakfast as well. […]


Broccoli Salad

My Secret to Health and Weight Loss 1

My secret to health and weight loss is one that isn’t mainstream yet, but it’s slowly growing in popularity. I still am amazed to find people every day that haven’t heard of it. CSA The wide variety of vegetables I receive has enabled me to get more veggies into my […]


Lebanese Chickpea Balila

This simple Lebanese Chickpea Balila is a flavorful, warm mixture of soft chickpeas, rich olive oil, fragrant garlic and fresh parsley with a squeeze of tangy lemon. There is a group of girls that are my lunch friends. The same group gets together about every other week and we typically […]

Lebanese Balila 3

Winter Potato Salad

Winter Potato Salad

Celebrate Florida winter produce any time of year with this creamy, tender winter potato salad. Growing up in the Northeast was tough.  Especially since my dad kept the heat just high enough to keep the pipes from freezing. At night I slept with five blankets-when I first got in bed it was like diving […]


Coconut-Banana Ice Cake with Chocolate Pecan Crust 7

Did I mention that I made my own birthday cake for my birthday last weekend? I figured eh…why not?  I wanted to try out a new recipe and I could make exactly what I was craving. Coconut, banana and chocolate. I can’t think of a better mix of flavors.  It […]


Dilled Tomato, Cucumber and Black Eyed Pea Salad 5

A while back I had done a salad with quinoa and hummus and really enjoyed the different textures and flavors in one bowl so I decided to do another version with the below salad.    I love the lemon and dill together and the addition of the black eyed peas […]


Best Veggie Pasta

Best Veggie Pasta Salad 7

Tender pasta and marinated veggies smothered in a tangy lemon, mustard vinaigrette in this Best Veggie Pasta Salad. My new thing on Sunday (starting as of last week) is to make a different big salad for lunches instead of soup as the weather is warming up a bit.  This was my first try […]