[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

{Vegetarian} Taco Bowls

I thought these taco bowls were the cutest thing EVER when I stumbled upon them in a magazine. I couldn’t wait to make them. So I did. And they were fabulous. The recipe in which I found them had makings for … Continue reading

Coconut Grilled Shrimp Kabobs with Coconut Rice

this may be my favorite shrimp recipe. hands down. the grill never fails me. the ginger, coconut, and rum combine from the  marinade to form little tiny bursts of flavor crystals.  this recipe brings every amazing island flavor to your … Continue reading

Easy Caribbean Shrimp Bowl

Stopped by the grocery on the way home from the gym tonight (reminder: it is always a bad idea to go to the store when you are hungry!)…I was, indeed, starving. So I was looking for a quick, yet delicious … Continue reading

Baked Blackberry and Banana Oatmeal (no added sugar)

Fresh blackberries and bananas have been in constant supply around my house recently. So, I decided to throw these two delicious fruits together into a baked oatmeal….figured I couldn’t go wrong. I was right. I mixed everything together, threw it … Continue reading