Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Seed Breakfast Bars

These yummy breakfast bars are full of flavor, from deep rich chocolate to a warm pumpkin spice with a crunch. We know what you’re thinking, pumpkin spice in July? But really, isn’t pumpkin spice good all year round? We think so. These little plant-based breakfast bars work great for breakfast but also make a healthy … Continued

Sesame Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

A simple recipe for a simple Monday morning.

Beringer Wines Grill-Off Competition

A big thank you to the fabulous folks over at Beringer Wines for hosting me in Washington D.C. for their Grill-Off. Here I am with Paula Deen’s sons: The Deen Brothers! Grillin’ in action…with the Food Network camera rolling… Me n’ my Grill Master…these grills were amazing! I had such an amazing time and truly … 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

Spicy Bean Cacao Chili

Now, this is what I call ‘Delicioso’.. talk about a sweet n’ savory winter meal. This hearty chili packs in powerful antioxidants from the raw honey and cacao nibs and a dose of protein from the  beans and pumpkin seeds.  Try this tasty chili tonight for a cozy way to warm up your weekend. Ingredients … Continued

Pumpkin Seed Crusted Tilapia

Last night, I made this quick and simple dinner of baked tilapia with pumpkin seed crust.  It takes just minutes to prepare and is quite delicious! Ingredients 2 Fresh Talapia filets 2 Tbsp. Organic Tomato Sauce 1/2 Red Onion, chopped 1/3 cup Pumpkin Seeds 1/4 cup Bran Crumbs 1/2 ripe Avocado, mashed Dash of NuSalt … Continued

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Last night I decided to cook up a few sweet potatoes that I purchased at the market this past weekend.  They were absolutely delicious and I will be making these again soon!  Although the weather is starting to get warmer, these sweet potatoes are just as tasty when eaten at room temperature or chilled in the fridge.  Ingredients Sweet Potatoes Dollop … Continued