Father’s Day & Asian Beef Wraps

Morning!  Happy Father’s Day to all you fabulous dads out there!!  A shout out to my dad and  father-in-law, we love you both and are so blessed to get to be spending today with you!  For today’s post I wanted to focus on the father I see everyday, my husband.   I was recently reminiscing about last years post, and how much parenting has gone on around here in just…

Beet & Ginger Smoothie

Okay, it is HOT outside!  I have been craving more cool dishes lately and smoothies are always a great go-to for me.  They are quick, packed full of nutrients, and I can take them with me as I’m running out the down.  I secretly love sipping on smoothies for breakfast, alone in my car on my way to work while listening to an inspiring podcast, instead of Baby Einstein, and it is just…

{How-to} Tuesday — Roasting Beets

Hello and happy Tuesday, hope everyone is having a nice week.  Sometimes I get cooking preparation questions, especially in my cooking classes, and I thought it might be fun to occasionally do a “how-to” section on the blog.  Today we are talking beets.  They are a favorite of mine, and can look a little intimidating in the produce section.  Now, lots of stores sell beets pre-steamed and ready to go. &nbsp…

Turmeric Spiced Chickpeas

This recipe was inspired by “golden milk”.   Golden milk is a warm beverage that includes a specific spice blend and your milk of choice, and is all the rage.  It is famous for fighting inflammation, improving overall immune health, all while being a beautiful color and tastes good.  Its’ spice profile is really quite easy, just blend–turmeric, cinnamon, ginger and black pepper.  The golden color comes from turmeric which has anti…

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Happy holiday weekend everyone!  Hopefully you are relaxing and enjoying the company of loved ones this long weekend. We have been talking sweets and snacks mostly the last few weeks, so I wanted to share a quick dinner idea.  Today we are making buffalo chicken stuffed sweet potatoes.  It is spicy and has the sweetness from the potatoes that rounds out the flavor, making it a very satisfying dish.  It can be made even easier, by…