Sauteed Zucchini with Divina Roasted Tomatoes


This summer has been crazy busy.  I thought the school year I was pressed for time – but this summer makes the rest of the year look relaxing.  So when I had to whip together a quick meal last night I had to reach for whatever I had stocked in my fridge.  This dish turned […]

Corn Salsa over Mahi Mahi


Fish is by far my favorite animal-derived protein source.  Not-so-much for my husband.  When I prepare it at home, masking any “fishy” taste is a must: which usually means topping the fish with some kind of salsa, tapenade, relish or sauce.  I’m okay with that, if it means he’ll get to reap the benefits of […]

Boomerang Pies


On a recent trip to Whole Foods, I was perusing the frozen food aisle, looking for something I could stash in our freezer for nights when I didn’t have time to make a full-on meal myself. I came across a row of Boomerang Handheld Aussie Pies: Curry Veggie (vegan), Guinness Steak and Potato, Spinach and […]

Sunrise Energy Bars

Since the school year has begun, I have been searching for ways to prepare (or grab) quick and easy breakfasts for me and my kids.  For me, I can’t have a full-on breakfast prior to working out, since I am no longer exercising at the crack of dawn, but I do need to have something […]

Trader Joe’s Balsamic Glaze


I was walking through Trader Joe’s the other day and they were sampling some fresh strawberries drizzled with a balsamic glaze.  Hmmm…..I have had strawberries before with balsamic vinegar, but never the concentrated syrupy form, what I refer to as a balsamic reduction.  It’s easy to make on your own actually: you heat up balsamic […]