Entertaining Essentials

Do you love to entertain and serve clean, healthy foods? If So, Here are a Few of My Favorite Entertaining Essentials for When You’re Hosting the Party! 1. Organic Sushi Ginger // 2. Bamboo Flatware Set // 3. Stoneware Square Casserole // 4. Paper Straws // 5. Stoneware Baking Dishes // 6. Jar with Lid … Continued

Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing like a bowl of chicken noodle soup on a chilly February evening.  Last night I created a delicious gluten-free, dairy-free chicken n’ buckwheat noodle soup that warmed me up from the Manhattan chill. I tossed in some navy beans and my favorite dinosaur kale along with mushrooms and ginger for an exceptionally delectable … Continued

15% Discount on Ayala’s Herbal Water

I’m pleased to announce an exclusive 15% discount for Ayala’s Herbal Water today, February the 17th thru next Wednesday, February the 24th in my Open Sky shop. We all know water is vital for life…In fact, the human body contains up to 70% water, and it’s necessary for everything the body does. But sometimes we’d … Continued

Dark Chocolate Bark

Mer,this fabulous chocolate recipe is for you…it reminds me of when we were younger…after going to see the movie “Chocolat” when we instantly ran out of the theater to our favorite chocolate shop to buy the delicious Dark Chocolate ‘Break-Up’. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, I’m dedicating this post to my dear friend, Mer…here’s … Continued

Get Those Kids Cookin’…

Ever wonder how to get your kids involved in the kitchen? Here are a few tips that I offer to my clients…whether you have young children, nieces, nephews, neighbors, family or friends…these tips are sure to get your little ones active and entertained in the kitchen. Cucumber Caterpillar: Slices of cucumber held together with natural … Continued

Gingered Cranberry-Orange Holiday Relish

This is a wonderful dish to serve at your holiday table.  I will be serving this relish alongside roasted turkey, grilled fish and roasted root vegetables.  It seems no matter what you pair with this relish, the taste is always exquisite.  I often use leftovers on my turkey sandwich and salad the next day as … Continued

Gingerbread Cookies

How adorable are these cute little gingerbread men and women? I couldn’t resist…as with every year I have to make my special gingerbread people.  It’s a fun, festive ritual that I take part in and enjoy every second of the process from grading cutting shapes with my cookie cutters to decorating the clothes and features … Continued

Apple, Parsnip and Acorn Squash Soup and OpenSky Promotion

There’s nothing like a warm soup on a cool winter evening.  This unique soup pairs acorn squash, parsnips and apples together along with Stonyfield yogurt.  The combination of fruits and sweet winter vegetables makes this soup a perfect way to end your day. Ingredients 2 medium acorn squash, sliced lengthwise in half 3 cups vegetable … Continued

Spicy Yogurt Chicken

Continuing on with my Stonyfield yogurt recipes, last night I created a delectable yogurt chicken dish that incorporates a vast array of spices and herbs such as cloves and coriander. This is a wonderful dish to warm you up on a chilly December evening. Ingredients 2 small onions 4 garlic cloves, finely minced 1 tsp. … Continued

Product Review: Goji Gourmet

A big thank you to my friend, Allison over at Goji Gourmet for sending me a package of their tasty cookies.  I had the delightful opportunity to meet Allison last week to hear about her exciting new business and taste her deliciously-healthy cookies. Goji Gourmet offers a wonderful variety of cookies packed with superfoods and … Continued