• Appetizers,  Hors d'oeuvres,  mediterranean,  Recipe's,  Sauces and Dips,  Vegan

    Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

    This Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is so flavorful, creamy and delicious! And making it is such a breeze that it’ll have you wondering why you ever bought that store-bought hummus. Preparing it yourself also insures that there are no added preservatives or unwanted chemicals in your food. Hummus is not only delicious, it is actually healthy too! It contains: Protein and Fiber to help keep you satiated. Extra virgin olive oil for heart health and antioxidants Tahini (sesame seed paste) contains antioxidants, healthy fats and anti-inflammatory compounds. Lemon Juice also contains antioxidants as well as Vitamin C. Garlic helps detoxify the liver, boost the immune system, helps lower blood pressure…

  • Pasta Salad with Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas and Creamy Roasted Garlic Tahini Dressing
    Pasta,  Recipe's,  Salads,  Vegan,  Veggies

    Pasta Salad with Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas and Creamy Roasted Garlic Tahini Dressing

    This Pasta Salad with Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas and Creamy Roasted Garlic Tahini Dressing Is bursting with yummy flavor! And it’s Vegan, making it the perfect Meatless Monday option. I just love salads during the spring and summer. They are so fresh and inviting after a long hot day at work or play. While there are a few fresh ingredients in this salad, most of the items are available right out of your pantry. Making it a breeze to throw together after a long Monday at work. Or anyday, really. Actually, you could prepare it the day before and then dinner is ready when you get home. I like to make…

  • Recipe's,  Salads

    Fresh Pineapple Slaw

    This Fresh Pineapple Slaw is a delicious and healthy alternative to the traditional mayonnaise based Cole Slaw. It’s a light salad that is packed full of flavor and the perfect compliment to all of your grilled meats, fish or seafood. Can you believe that it’s already June? Summer is right around the corner. My favorite time of year! I love being outdoors with the sun shining! Time for beach trips, BBQ’s and picnics. Pack up some of this colorful salad and take it along with you on you next picnic or outdoor adventure. It’s light, fresh and will travel well. For easy transport, place the salad ingredients in a ziploc…

  • Recipe's,  Salads,  Veggies

    Power Greens Salad with Roasted Beet, Orange and Avocado

    This Power Greens Salad with Roasted Beets, Oranges, Avocado and Walnuts is so yummy! And Healthy.  With it’s sweet juicy oranges, tender roasted beets, creamy avocado,crunchy walnuts and fresh greens tossed in a tangy vinaigrette, what’s not to love? The power greens are a combination of baby kale, baby chard and baby spinach. They’re called power greens because they are packed with antioxidant (cancer fighting) rich nutrients. The Roasted Beets are also a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. They are low in calories, high in vitamins, can help regulate blood pressure, reduce inflammation and more. And Avocados are loaded with heart healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. And contain more potassium…

  • Recipe's,  Salads,  Veggies

    Rainbow Chickpea Salad

    I made this yummy veggie filled Rainbow Chickpea Salad in an attempt to get more healthful veggies into my diet. I find it is so much easier to make healthful choices when I have something yummy already made up. Especially after a long day at work. I like to be able to come home and just grab something out of the fridge and relax. How about you? I usually make up enough salad to last a few days. Then I cook up a simple chicken breast or some fish and voila! Or you can toss this salad with some baby kale and spinach for delicious and healthful meatless monday meal.…