Fresh Fridays

Fresh Friday – Winter Pasta with Parsley & Walnut Pesto

Posted in Fresh Fridays on Dec 11,2014

When my mother was pregnant with me and raising my older sister, we had an old italian nanny, Anna. Anna cooked amazing italian food and was especially heavy handed with fresh garlic (my kind of woman!), in fact when I was just a toddler my dad says he used to come home from work, give me a kiss, and instead of smelling like a fresh baby I smelled like garlic.… Read More

Creamy Collard Greens Gratin

Posted in Fresh Fridays on Dec 05,2014

Don’t know what vegetables to use this season? Winter can be challenging. Most of us prefer the ripe, sweet flavor of warmer weather veggies, and when the weather is cold and gloomy we usually crave comfort foods, you know, carbs and fat!… Read More

Fresh Friday – Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Posted in Fresh Fridays on Nov 14,2014

This soup is light and nutritious while still feeling creamy and decadent. Great on it’s own or paired with crusty bread, it’s similar to potato leak soup but much lower in carbs and this version only contains nutritious fat from coconut.… Read More

Fresh Friday – Roasted Brussels Sprouts 3 Ways

Posted in Fresh Fridays, Uncategorized on Nov 07,2014

Roasted brussels sprouts, they just scream colder weather and are perfect paired with roast chicken or turkey. These “little cabbages” are part of the cruciferous vegetable family, which means they are super cancer fighters.… Read More

Fresh Friday – Thai Pumpkin Soup

Posted in Fresh Fridays on Oct 25,2014

With Halloween just 1 week away it seemed only appropriate to post a pumpkin soup recipe. I am not a HUGE fan of pumpkin, just like I am not a fan of  sweet potato or cooked carrots, I don’t find these vegetables overly delicious but rather too sweet and mushy.… Read More