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Grilled Carrots With Yogurt, Carrot-Top Oil and Dukkah

Grilled Carrots With Yogurt, Carrot-Top Oil and Dukkah

A friend of mine has made these carrots for several dinners and paired them with a roast pork. I finally got him to give up the recipe and have myself paired them with everything from chicken to lamb chops… they are even great as a […]

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Every year I enjoy putting together a Holiday gift guide. This year I really wanted to focus on a few small businesses, mostly women owned, all with products that I use and absolutely love yet have everything on the list priced at under $100.   From […]

Coping with Change…

Coping with Change…

Over the last 8 months we have all been dealing with so much change and while some of it may have been planned there has been a lot that has been sprung upon us unexpectedly.  Whether you have lost a job or started a new […]

Butternut Squash Goodness

Butternut Squash Goodness

My friend Amber sent me this recipe and it so delicious. This is a perfect Fall side dish for pork chops and can be eaten hot or cold. Ingredients: Prosciutto – one package 3 ozButternut squash – diced into bite size pieces -2 cupsBrussel sprouts […]

September is National Yoga Awareness Month

September is National Yoga Awareness Month

September is National Yoga Awareness Month a time to highlight the health benefits of yoga while inspiring a mindful and healthy lifestyle.  It’s only day 10 so there’s still plenty of time to join the celebration.  Here’s a few things you can do to celebrate […]

Beginning the healing process

Beginning the healing process

Many people are afraid to heal because their entire identity is wrapped around the trauma that they have experienced. They have no idea who they are outside of the trauma and that unknown can be terrifying. I was guilty of this myself for so many […]

Plants for health

Plants for health

Over the last several months I’ve been doing a bit of a refresh on the house and adding some new plant babies has been a huge part of the décor, but plants can offer so much more than just an amazing design aesthetic.  Choose wisely […]

Farro Salad w/Roasted Peppers & Artichokes

Farro Salad w/Roasted Peppers & Artichokes

I love this salad for so many reasons but the smokey flavor of the paired with the nuttiness of the farro is super yummy. This salad can be served warm, cold or room temperature and is the perfect side dish or the main event. Sometime […]

Positivity in Practice

Positivity in Practice

We have all heard the quote “Surround yourself with positive people and positive things will happen surround yourself with negative people and negative things will happen”.  The same can be said of your personal thoughts.  Studies show that positivity really does breed positivity and the […]

Arugula Salad w/ shrimp, grapefruit & avocado

Arugula Salad w/ shrimp, grapefruit & avocado

Summer salads are great for a side or a whole meal especially when you add nice protein. The combination of flavors on this one are sophisticated and super interesting. Ingredients 1 small red onion thinly sliced 4 oz radishes thinly sliced Juice of 1 lemon […]