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  • miso soup with mushrooms

    Easy Miso Soup Recipe

    Miso Soup is the original health food, it’s an easy, umami rich soup recipe made with fermented bean paste that has been nourishing the Japanese for centuries ~ and you can…

  • paleo bread, sliced

    Paleo Fruit and Nut Bread

    My quick and easy paleo fruit and nut bread recipe is grain free and dairy free, with no added sugar. This delicious quick bread is loaded with dried fruits, nuts, and…

  • A glass of lemon water with sliced lemons

    Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water

    Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water ~ I’ve been doing this for a couple of years now and love it, but there’s a lot of misinformation swirling around out…

  • broccoli beef in a bowl with noodles

    15 Noodle Bowl Recipes for the New Year

    15 Noodle Bowl Recipes inspired by iconic bowls from Japan, China, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Rich flavorful broth, amazing noodles, and piles of colorful, healthy toppings make these the 15…

  • Salmon with Lemon

    7 Ways to Boost Your Vitamin D

    Are you getting enough vitamin D? This important nutrient is more vital than ever during this double flu season, so I’m exploring 7 ways to boost our vitamin D levels (with…

  • Roasted Beet and Brie Salad on a red and white platter

    Roasted Beet and Brie Salad

    Roasted Beet and Brie Salad combines sweet roasted beets with crunchy toasted walnuts, crisp gem lettuce, and creamy Brie cheese, all popped with a balsamic allspice dressing to make it an…

  • roasted sweet potatoes in a pan with fresh sage

    Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Sage

    Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Sage is the super easy side dish your Thanksgiving table needs this year. It’s pared down, but still gives holiday-worthy pizzazz. It’s all about balance this…

  • exotic mushrooms

    Cooking with Mushrooms

    Mushrooms are exotic, multifarious, and unlike any other food on the planet. Let’s unpack the magic, myths, and fun facts about these delicious outliers; they’re one of my favorite fall ingredients.…

  • wild rice salad in a glass bowl

    Wild Rice Salad with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

    Wild Rice Salad with Maple Cider Vinaigrette  is loaded with roasted sweet potato, crisp apples, tart cranberries, and toasted pecans. This rice salad will become your most popular Thanksgiving side dish…

  • apple fennel and salami salad

    Apple, Fennel, and Salami Salad

    Apple, Fennel, and Salami Salad is an easy working lunch that really hits the spot with a sweetly satisfying dose of crunch. This unusual fall salad came together in a flash…

  • roasted apple and radicchio salad in a bowl

    Fall Forward Salad Recipes

    Salads can transition beautifully into Fall when you’ve got the right ingredients and the right attitude. These delicious and healthy salads will help you pivot from summer to fall without missing…

  • spaghetti salad in a white bowl

    Spaghetti Salad ~ a family favorite!

    Spaghetti Salad is what you make for dinner when you’ve got loads of fresh produce but you’re craving comfy carbs (sound familiar?)…this easy season spanning recipe combines hot garlicky pasta with a…

  • A glass of bee balm iced tea with a metal straw

    How to Make Bee Balm Tea

    How to Make Bee Balm Tea from fresh or dried bee balm ~ this easy infusion is not only pretty and delicious, it’s been used for hundreds of years to aid…

  • lentil and cucumber salad

    Lentil Salad Recipe with Cucumber and Mint

    Lentil Salad Recipe with Cucumber and Mint is a simple and refreshing side dish or light lunch. I’ll show you how to cook healthy dried lentils so they’re tender, not mushy!…

  • Refreshing Non Alcoholic Drinks for Summer

    Hot weather brings on big thirst, and these refreshing non alcoholic drinks have your back. Make them by the glass or the pitcherful, my colorful quenchers are a healthy alternative to…

  • slicing fennel on a mandoline slicer

    Quick Pickled Fennel

    Quick Pickled Fennel is a zippy condiment that works with just about anything you’ll pull off your grill this season. It’s great in salads, and I love to eat it straight…

  • tossing a chopped Italian salad

    Chopped Italian Salad Recipe

    My Chopped Italian Salad is your excuse to open up the doors and take dinner outside. It’s a combination of crunchy veggies and Mediterranean flavors that just can’t be beat.…

  • Puttanesca style beans and toast in a bowl

    Puttanesca Style Beans and Toast

    Puttanesca Style Beans and Toast is the most sophisticated meal from the pantry I’ve had in a long time. It marries all the vivacious flavors of one of my favorite Italian…

  • Pasta with Sun Dried Tomato and Almond Pesto

    I’m all about healthy 30 minute meals like this Pasta with Sun Dried Tomato and Almond Pesto that come together from the pantry without a trip to the store. It’s frugal eating…

  • falafel salad bowl

    Around the World in 8 Dinner Bowls!

    We’re all global citizens, that’s pretty clear, but has your menu plan kept pace? Every culture has their special take on a satisfying meal in a bowl, so today I’m diversifying…

  • spring carrots

    Immune Boosting Soups!

    These healing soups are packed with immune boosting powerhouse ingredients like spinach, garlic, turmeric, saffron, cayenne, and ginger. Whether you’re fighting a flu or just trying to stay warm this winter,…

  • chicken satay dinner bowl

    Thai Chicken Satay Bowls with Peanut Sauce

    Thai Chicken Satay Bowls with Peanut Sauce are an easy way to bring the flavors of one of Thailand’s most famous dishes to the weeknight dinner table. Trust me on this,…

  • A healthy multi grain raisin walnut bran muffin

    The Ultimate High Fiber Menu Plan

    When was the last time you thought about fiber? ~ It’s not as sexy as adaptogens, probiotics, or collagens, to be sure. But fiber is essential for health and chances are…

  • colorful 7 bean salad

    7 Bean Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

    7 Bean Salad with Chimichurri Dressing ~ why should steak get all the perks? This healthy bean salad takes full advantage of the jolt of flavor you’ll get from my favorite…

  • Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops | The View from Great Island (3)

    Easy Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops

    My Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops recipe is an elegant 30 minute meal that’s as vibrant and delicious as it is quick and easy to put on the table. Treat yourself and…

  • Thai coconut soup in a bowl with spoon

    Thai Coconut Soup (tom kha)

    Thai Coconut Soup, or tom kha, is a classic Thai chicken soup recipe that’s so much more intensely flavored than most western soups, it’ll wake you up, tingle your taste buds and…