Fresh Herb and Walnut Pesto

Fresh Herb and Walnut Pesto

Pesto is a bright green sauce that is Italian in origin, specifically from Genoa. Traditionally, this sauce consists of fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and a hard cheese such as parmesan or pecorino. I grew up eating this green sauce, as my mom made it 

Bright Red Chunky Salsa

Bright Red Chunky Salsa

My boyfriend loves salsa. I mean, LOVES it. I think it’s probably his favorite food. When we go out for Mexican food, we always get chips and salsa. And then more because we can’t stop eating it. Brad’s favorite salsa is a classic red chunky 

Mango Jalapeno Salsa

Mango Jalapeno Salsa

This mango jalapeno salsa is both sweet and spicy and has such a fresh taste with ripe and seasonal mango. Perfect with fish tacos, grilled chicken, or as a snack and appetizer. Popular Salsa I took to social media to decide what type of salsa 

Healing Golden Milk

Healing Golden Milk

Golden Milk Recipe This warm and frothy golden milk is such a perfect recipe for healing. Turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon are warm spices that have incredible benefits. Not only are they anti-inflammatory but they are also shown to prevent many diseases, may improve brain function, 

Green Chimichurri Sauce

Green Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a green sauce that is generally made from fresh oregano, parsley, garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and crushed red peppers. In this version, I have added fresh mint for extra flavor. This bright green tangy Chimichurri sauce is excellent as a marinade, 

Creamy Tangy Guacamole

Creamy Tangy Guacamole

Ways to Guacamole Guacamole is one of our favorite things to eat. Avocados are so creamy, nutritious, and filling. Guacamole goes well with pretty much all Mexican food, but it’s also great to have as a side or topping for your entree. When it comes 

Lemon and Cucumber Tzatziki with Fresh Herbs

Lemon and Cucumber Tzatziki with Fresh Herbs

Tzatziki is a yogurt-based sauce that is often used with Mediterranean cuisine. You’ll see it at every Greek or Mediterranean restaurant, and it is a must-have for me. Whether I get a gyro, a platter or a salad, you will see tzatziki on it! Tzatziki 

Watermelon Mint Refresher

Watermelon Mint Refresher

Summer Fruit It is summer and I have been enjoying all the fruit! I have been loving the watermelon, peaches, berries, and mangoes. My friend Sara gave me great inspiration for this Watermelon Mint Refresher. I have been making some form of it almost every 

Super Protein Bites

Super Protein Bites

Energy Balls or Protein Bites? Energy balls, protein bites, oat snacks. Whatever you want to call them, they are delicious and packed with tons of nutrients. I have been making these for years for myself, my friends, cooking demos, and whenever I have oats in 

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

Steak is one of my favorite dinners, and I can almost always eat it. Lately I have been cooking my steaks on a cast iron skillet, and now I wouldn’t want it any other way. We live in an apartment complex in Arizona. It’s the 

Simple Arugula Salad

Simple Arugula Salad

This simple arugula salad is one of my favorites, and it has become a staple for me. I first had a salad like this at Phoenix Public Market on the side of a quiche. It was so simple, elegant, green, and delicious. Who would have 

Chicken Herb Meatballs

Chicken Herb Meatballs

I’m really into meatballs lately. Before I was never a huge fan, but the more I experiment with them the more I love them. I like that they have so many different variations, and so many ways to eat them. Any flavor combination works, and 

Roasted Vegetables with Vinaigrette

Roasted Vegetables with Vinaigrette

If you are human, you know how difficult it can be to get your daily dose of vegetables. Even if you’re an adult and love broccoli like I do, vegetables can still get boring. When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I adopted an AIP 

Chia Seed Strawberry Jam

Chia Seed Strawberry Jam

It’s summer and that means berries are in season! Berries are my favorite fruit, and I love to experiment with them and make fun recipes. This Chia Seed Strawberry Jam recipe is perfect because you can still taste the freshness of the strawberries, and it 

Paleo Ground Beef and Cabbage

Paleo Ground Beef and Cabbage

Ground beef and cabbage sounds a little old school, doesn’t it? It’s almost like deconstructed cabbage rolls or sounds like something grandma used to make. I have added this dish to my repertoire and have started making it quite often. It’s easy, delicious, and kind