Roasted Asparagus Hummus

Spring time is such a great time of year in Arizona.  Basketball season is at its best with March Madness in full swing, the weather is fabulous – leading to more dining outdoors, plus March is National Nutrition Month!  The changing season is a wonderful reminder to brighten up our recipes and plates with some inspiration from the garden. I was at our hospital’s farmer’s market last week in search of vegetables for dinner, and there…

Coconut Almond Granola

In an attempt to remove most of the added sugar from my diet, I switched to plain Greek yogurt about a year ago.  It is so delicious and I always include natural sweeteners like fresh fruit or even a teaspoon of honey.  This helps me control were my sugar is coming from. I have always liked the added texture of granola in yogurt, but store bought granola can be filled with so many unnecessary ingredients and usually way…

Roasted Tomatillo Sauce

Welcome back, switching gears to something savory. Being from the southwest and loving all things spicy, I wanted to share my tomatillo sauce recipe. We typically had red chili enchiladas at least once a week when I was growing up, and I really missed them when I went away to college, so I learned how to make them for myself! Soon after, “family dinner” with friends became a fun way to eat home cooked meals at least once a week…

Overnight Oatmeal

Hello world! Welcome to the blog, I am so excited you are here! I am so passionate about food and nutrition, that I wanted a place to hopefully inspire others. This blog is an “ode” to my daughter, her middle name is Grace and we love her dearly. She is a big part of what motivates me to be healthy everyday and take care of myself, so I can be a better mom. With all that said, I…