Monthly Archives

July 2017

  • Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeno Salsa ~ this lightning quick meal is low calorie, low fat, low carb, gluten free, Whole 30 and Paleo compliant, and Weight Watchers friendly. Or, to put it another way, it’s healthy and insanely delicious.

    Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeño Salsa

    Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeño Salsa ~ this lightning quick meal is low calorie, low fat, low carb, gluten free, Whole 30 and Paleo compliant, not to mention Weight Watchers friendly. …

  • Guacamole Bruschetta Bar

    A guacamole Bruschetta Bar is an easy appetizer or a healthy light meal for a crowd ~ and admit it, you’ve always wanted to eat avocado toast for dinner!…

  • Chicken with Cracked Olives and Herbs

    Chicken with Cracked Olives and Herbs ~ this is a fabulous one pot meal in the vibrant healthy Mediterranean tradition, it’s so easy to throw together, and it bursts with sunny…

  • Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

    Today I’m making Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho ~ I look forward to making this chilled raw soup from Spain every summer, and this year I’ve changed it up with some gorgeous multi-colored…

  • Brown Sugar Peach Cake

    Brown Sugar Peach Cake ~ I’m crowning this classic yellow cake loaded with fresh peaches, and topped with a brown sugar caramel icing the dessert of the summer.…

  • WHAT TO EAT IN JULY ~ from the farmers market to the backyard grill, July is all about fresh, easy food, enjoyed with family and friends. Here are some of my favorite recipes from TVFGI that are perfect for right now!

    WHAT TO EAT IN JULY

    From the farmers market to the backyard grill, July is all about fresh, easy food, enjoyed with family and friends.  Here are some of my favorite recipes from TVFGI that are…

  • Wild Blueberry Yogurt and Almond Butter Popsicles ~ these vibrant popsicles are made with nonfat yogurt, creamy almond butter, and convenient frozen blueberries for a healthy smoothie on a stick.

    Wild Blueberry and Almond Butter Yogurt Popsicles

    Wild Blueberry and Almond Butter Yogurt Popsicles ~ these vibrant popsicles are made with nonfat yogurt, creamy almond butter, and convenient frozen blueberries for a healthy smoothie on a stick.…

  • Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions ~ this sweet onion pickle takes just minutes to prepare, and you'll reap the rewards all summer long on burgers, brats, steaks, sandwiches and tacos!

    Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions

    Quick Pickled Vidalia Onions ~ this sweet onion refrigerator pickle takes just minutes to prepare, and you’ll reap the rewards all summer long on burgers, brats, steaks, sandwiches and tacos!…

  • Healthy and hydrating Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles

    Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles

    Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles ~ just like the refreshing water at your favorite spa, these flavor infused ice popsicles will hydrate, detox, and rejuvenate ~ you’ll be so glad you have…

  • Nutella S'mores Bars ~ everybody's favorite campfire treat in an ooey gooey bar!

    Nutella S’mores Bars

    Nutella S’mores Bars ~ everybody’s favorite summer treat in an ooey, gooey, decadent, and delicious bar, no campfire needed! Make a batch and watch them disappear before your eyes.…

  • The ULTIMATE Guide to Deviled Eggs {50+ recipes}

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Deviled Eggs ~ is there anything better than these perfect little packages of protein packed goodness?  Here’s 50 + of the world’s best deviled eggs, with enough…

  • Korean Bulgogi Beef Salad ~ this is steak salad, Korean style! This Korean barbecue inspired salad is topped with richly marinated grilled beef and a variety of veggie 'sides' ~ kimchee optional!

    Korean Bulgogi Beef Salad

    Korean Bulgogi Beef Salad ~ this is steak salad Korean style and bulgogi beef is the most flavorful grilled meat you’ll ever taste, no contest.  My Korean barbecue inspired salad is…