All About Nutritional Yea...

While it might not sound too appetizing, nutritional yeast has a pleasant, cheesy, savory,...   Read More

All About Quinoa and How...

If you are unfamiliar with quinoa, it’s time to learn about this amazing, ancient h...   Read More

Baked Corn Tortilla Strip...

Details, details. The right little garnish can make a simple soup or salad a lot more fun,...   Read More

Basic Berry Sauce | Smoot...

Basic Berry Sauce – Use Frozen Berries Made from frozen berries that are easily kep...   Read More

Basic Broccolini: A Fast...

For a quick, easy and healthy dinner side, make basic broccolini. In less than three minut...   Read More

Dairy Free Cheesy Sprinkl...

Cheesy-tasting but no cheese? Yes! This versatile, dairy free cheesy sprinkle tastes sort...   Read More

Easy Tips to Detox Every...

Doing a detox after the holidays is a great way to kick off the New Year, an effective way...   Read More

Golden Chicken Cutlets

Need a fast dinner? Here’s a recipe, really more of a technique for golden chicken cutle...   Read More

Grilled Artichokes

See that platter of grilled artichokes? After we shot the photos for this post we were hun...   Read More

Homemade Cashew Milk

Homemade cashew milk. Make it: don’t buy it. It’s so easy. Soak raw nuts over...   Read More

Homemade Chicken Broth (B...

Step away from the box – boxed chicken broth, that is. Learn to make homemade chicken br...   Read More

Homemade Turkey Broth

The best Thanksgiving gravy starts with rich, homemade turkey broth. Make your turkey brot...   Read More

Homemade Vegetable Broth...

If you want to follow a more plant-based diet, try using homemade vegetable broth instead...   Read More

How to Choose and Cut a W...

Watermelons are the quintessential summer refresher. And since watermelons are more than 9...   Read More

How to Make Clarified But...

While I cook mostly with olive oil and coconut oil, sometimes only butter will do. Someti...   Read More

How to Make Homemade Brea...

You might scratch your head and wonder why I would post a recipe for homemade bread crumbs...   Read More

How to Make Perfect Hard...

Frustrated by hard boiled eggs that are hard to peel then look like a train wreck? Here is...   Read More

How to Make Zucchini Nood...

Zucchini noodles? Yes! Long strands of zucchini that look like pasta noodles and taste ter...   Read More

How to Poach Chicken Brea...

How to poach chicken breasts: a simple, classic cooking method that really comes in handy...   Read More

How to Read Food Labels

The New Year is a great time to recommit to your journey to a healthier life. And learnin...   Read More

How to Roast a Whole Chic...

Whole roast chicken is a Sunday dinner tradition in our house. Golden-crusted and crisp-sk...   Read More

How to Roast Asparagus

I am crazy about asparagus.  Always have been. I have to apologize to my husband for my l...   Read More

How to Roast Beets

Beets are a love-hate vegetable. People seem to be either in the “dirt” camp (hate the...   Read More

How To Rotisserie Chicken...

Crisp, juicy and golden. Rotisserie roast chicken is a staple in our house. It’s the bes...   Read More

How to Safely Handle Raw...

Open a package of chicken and you expect a quick, healthy dinner that is safe for your fam...   Read More

How to Sear Scallops

Big sea scallops, also called diver scallops are a wonderful treat when you can find them....   Read More

How To Steam Salmon

With time-starved schedules and the desire to eat healthy, everyone needs fast and easy re...   Read More

How to Toast Pumpkin Seed...

How to toast pumpkin seeds. Such a simple thing. So tasty. And do you know good for you t...   Read More

Ingredients A-Z: Artichok...

Artichokes – the vegetable version of a pinecone. My thanks to the brave soul who first...   Read More

Mashed Sweet Potatoes wit...

Considered a superfood, sweet potatoes are a powerhouse vegetable packed with flavor and...   Read More

Quick and Easy Green Bean...

Fresh green beans in just five minutes? Yep. That’s all it takes, excluding the time for...   Read More

Quick Grilled Zucchini

Can you tell that I’m in grilling mode? Flank steak, rotisserie chicken, corn on the cob...   Read More

Quick Homemade Coconut Mi...

Homemade coconut milk is a delightful option for a morning breakfast smoothie.  How to av...   Read More

Roast Chicken Breasts –...

The store is out of what you need, creativity is running low and dinner hour is looming. W...   Read More

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted cauliflower that tastes so incredible you cannot stop eating it. No kidding. It...   Read More

Roasted Red Potatoes with...

Crusty on the outside, soft and tender on the inside, roasted red potatoes are irresistibl...   Read More

Slow Roasted Beef Tenderl...

Looking for a wow dinner for your beef loving family and guests? Check out this slow roast...   Read More

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoe...

There are some subjects in the world of cooking that elicit firm convictions about how som...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Mousse

With the arrival of fall and Thanksgiving around the corner, pumpkin dishes are back on ou...   Read More