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Tuscan chicken with spinach, tomatoes and artichokes

Tuscan chicken with spinach, tomatoes and artichokes

This chicken takes on a glorious medley of flavors from spinach, tomatoes, artichoke hearts and lemon. It makes a wonderful hearty meal, and can be eaten on its own or top any pasta. In a traditional version, it would grace wheat pasta. Any pasta type […]

Fruit-Infused Herbal Tea

Fruit-Infused Herbal Tea

This fruit-infused herbal tea is so simple, yet so attractive and refreshing! Make it when guests come over, as it will make your table look elegant and festive. And, it’s simple enough for every day.  We’re finally having days in the 90’s in Denver. Staying […]

Roasted Shrimp with Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes – One Pan

Roasted Shrimp with Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes – One Pan

This aromatic and beautiful one-pan roasted shrimp with broccoli and cherry tomatoes (well, two-pan, if you count cooking the quinoa or rice) will take you less than 30 minutes to prepare. Once you’ve cleaned the shrimp and prepped the vegetables, you’ll have just enough time […]

Coconut Milk Garden Chive Quinoa – 4-ingredient

Coconut Milk Garden Chive Quinoa – 4-ingredient

Add coconut milk, quinoa and lime juice to a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to simmer for 12 – 15 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from the heat stir and let stand until cool. Stir in […]

Blueberry Lemon Almond-Flour Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Almond-Flour Muffins

I love a good breakfast muffin and these blueberry lemon almond-flour muffins fit the bill. They are nutrient-dense with almond and coconut flours, blueberries, lemon juice and zest. They’re even a great holiday treat for July 4th, Memorial Day or any time you want to […]

Hawaii-style “huli-huli” chicken thighs

Hawaii-style “huli-huli” chicken thighs

This is my easy and savory take on huli-huli chicken. It’s really all about the sauce, a Hawaii version of teriyaki with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. Just in time for July 4 picnics or any potluck or home dinner, and perfect with my Hawaii […]

Hawaii-Style Potato Salad

Hawaii-Style Potato Salad

Looking for a way to up the vegetable count in your potato salad? Look no further. This creamy, vegetable-filled Hawaii-style potato salad has crunch, flavor and color. I call it Hawaii-style because it’s the closest to what we make for potlucks when we’re there.  My […]

Almond Flour Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies – GF

Almond Flour Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies – GF

Here’s a recipe for light, easy almond flour dark chocolate chip cookies that is gluten- and dairy-free. It can be made vegan by using a flax egg. There’s just something about chocolate chip cookies: So classic, so tasty, and everyone loves them.  Under 10 ingredients, […]

Thai Red Curry Ramen 2 Ways

Thai Red Curry Ramen 2 Ways

This Thai red curry ramen 2 ways is a new family favorite, with its warm red color and nutty flavors that complement vegetables and meats alike. We like it with tender chicken or mushrooms, red bell peppers and spinach. It goes together quickly considering its […]

Butternut Squash Chicken Rice Bake

Butternut Squash Chicken Rice Bake

This easy and savory butternut squash chicken rice bake combines tender chicken, nutty squash, sweet potatoes, wild rice and just a little sweetness from currants. It is naturally gluten-free, and a bake, rather than a casserole. Read on to see why. It’s a fantastic way […]