Goat Cheese & Apple Salad

while i hate admitting it, fall is approaching… don’t get me wrong, i love the FLAVORS and feel of fall…. but every time i pass a school during the summertime, i make sure to sleep in an extra hour the … Continue reading

[Taste the Rainbow] Spinach Salad

among all this heat, summer also brings some positives… no school and fresh, sweet, & best of all…LOCAL fruit! i was in need of a salad to go with a main dish one night….and it was up against some pretty steep … Continue reading

Cilantro Lime Tuna

(Another re-post in new format, but well worth it). I’ve never really been a fan of sandwiches or lunch in general…definitely my least favorite meal… but this recipe erases all of those feelings [for a moment]. This recipe is so … Continue reading

Veggie Tostadas

Trying something new with the recipes….bear with me. 🙂 Complete ingredient list, below. Ingredients (for 3-4 tostadas): 1 can of beans of choice 1/2 of a red onion, diced (approx 1/4 cup) 1/2 zucchini, diced (approx 1 cup) 2 fresh … Continue reading

How Olive Oil and Food Fraud are Related…

“This [generic supermarket olive oil] is what nearly everyone in the world thinks is extra virgin olive oil! This stuff is killing quality oil, and putting honest oil-makers out of business.  In wine, you can trust the label: if it … Continue reading