Category Archives: Vegetables

Kale Pesto Quinoa w/ Poached Egg

Hey, I warned you didn’t I? Another quinoa bowl. This one was especially satisfying because I used my first harvest of kale from my garden! No matter what you grow, it will always taste better freshly harvested from your own … Continue reading

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Mexi-Quinoa

Today I have an easy mid-week, HEALTHY Mexican meal for you. I love Mexican food- unfortunately, it is usually not the healthiest. My work is currently having a competition called Green Trek. You log points for different activities and healthy eating. … Continue reading

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Eloté {Mexican Street Corn}

Local, non-GMO Colorado corn is here! I always get so excited this time of year. I love corn, but usually am too afraid to buy it in the off season since 88% of all corn that is grown is genetically … Continue reading

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Blooming Onion w/ Herbed Béchamel Sauce

There has been a lot going on with our society lately. It is great to see our country moving in the right direction, with social equality (yay gay marriage!) and food quality. This past week, the FDA took partially hydrogenated … Continue reading

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Creamy Polenta w/ Blueberry Corn Relish & Pork

Wow, has this sunshine been great! Every sunny summer day in the mountains makes up for an entire week of rain/snow. Everything has gotten so green, my plants are all finally growing and the farmer’s markets have started. Life is … Continue reading

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Orange-Ginger Zucchini Noodles with Sesame Crusted Ahi

There has been quite the trend going around the food world. I am sure many of you have heard the term Zoodles or of the new “spiralizer” gadget. It seems that people have discovered a healthier way to eat noodles- … Continue reading

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Shaved Asparagus & Prosciutto Salad

I am so excited that Spring is here! I love this time of year because it is the beginning of vegetable surprises at the Farmer’s Markets and grocery stores. Where I live, it is officially asparagus season. The organic asparagus … Continue reading

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30 Days of Holiday Recipes

The holidays are just around the corner; what will you be making? For those of you who are not sure, I’ve compiled a list of my top 30 favorite holiday recipes. There are some sweet, some savory, some for the … Continue reading

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