Zingy Mango Salsa

Try this uber-fresh salsa in lettuce wraps, with corn chips or over shrimp tacos! Ingredients: (Choose organic whenever possible 🙂 *1 large, ripe mango that has been peeled, pitted and cut into small  (1/4 inch) cubes *1 medium, ripe tomato that has been diced *1 medium cucumber that has been…

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The Creamiest Homemade Hummus

I’ve made my own hummus many times, but I was never in love with it.  It wasn’t nearly as smooth and creamy as the store bought version.  Then I stumbled upon some simple tricks in a you tube video.  Ahhhh…the internet!  The video was produced by two cool people from…

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California Energy Salad

This recipe comes to you from a very big book of vegetarian recipes called The Complete Encyclopedia of Vegetables & Vegetarian Cooking.  If memory serves me right, it was a gift from my sister-in-law 🙂  This salad is fresh and raw….and you can change up the ingredients in all kinds…

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Loaded Turkey Burgers

Tonight I decided to revisit a turkey burger recipe from one of my Kripalu cookbooks.  Kripalu is the yoga/health/wellness center in Massachusetts that I try to visit every year. (It’s my happy place :)) This recipe has several steps, but it comes together quite quickly.  I’ve also included a recipe for a roasted red pepper…

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Best Honey Nut Balls Ever!!

I made up a double batch of my semi-famous honey nut balls for our recent camping trip to Ohio.  I believe they were the best batch ever!  Over the years I have tweaked the original recipe to make them the tastiest and the healthiest.  They are quick and easy to…

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