Chipotle Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Chipotle Dip

Just last week I purchased the Breville Fast Slow Cooker from Williams-Sonoma.  I already have a slow cooker, but this one intrigued me because it can also roast and pressure cook. I’ve been meaning to get a pressure cooker, as I really do enjoy using dried versus canned beans in my recipes when I can. […]

Mosmi’s Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

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We surround ourselves with like-minded people every day.  People that share the same views of the world, life paths, goals for our children, etc.  Being passionate about good, clean, healthy food – that’s often a friend “prerequisite” too :). I am blessed to be surrounded by not only great friends, but great cooks too. One […]

Granola You Can Feel Good About

Granola is one of those foods that most people really enjoy, but the problem is, the majority of people shouldn’t be enjoying it too often.  Why?  By nature, granola is a high-calorie, high-carbohydrate and sugar food.  It tastes so darn good that limiting yourself to the 1/4-1/2 cup serving size can be, well, challenging at […]

Quinoa Black Bean Burgers with Avocado Creme

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There’s no doubt most people love a good burger!  But there is no reason that burger needs to be made from beef or turkey all of the time.  This fabulous quinoa black bean burger is sure to please even your most skeptical veggie burger critics.  The black beans give them density, roasted corn and quinoa […]

Going Green in the New Year!

Tasty mid-afternoon kale, cucumber and ginger pick-me-up!

Happy New Year!  May 2013 bring you much love, laughter, good health, and nutritious food! Although I am not a fan of new year’s resolutions, I am big on using this time of year to reflect on my lifestyle and adjusting anything I feel may be taking my health off track.   My quest for […]