Asparagus, Pea, and Rosemary Spring Salad

This lovely salad is fresh, light, and full of flavor. The combination of the asparagus, peas, and fresh rosemary along with the celery root and hard boiled eggs makes this dish perfect for parties, or family gatherings. It's quick, easy to prepare, and ready in less than 30 minutes. Ingredients: 1 small celery root 2 … Continue reading Asparagus, Pea, and Rosemary Spring Salad

Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Chicken

I love slow cooker recipes, and this is perfect for gatherings with friends in the summertime.  With just 5 ingredients, and little prep, you'll have a wonderful meal ready in just a few hours. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts; thawed 16 ounces of barbecue sauce (any kind you like) 1/3 cup of Italian dressing 2 … Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Barbecue Chicken

Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

This no bake treat is so delicious. I'm a sucker for peanut butter, and this snack packs good protein punch. Shredded coconut flakes with sweet honey and pecans make this a real treat. Yield: 26 x 1" balls Ingredients: 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp. crushed pecans 3 tbsp. honey 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

D.I.Y. Rose Petal Potpourri

I love getting flowers, and roses are my favorite. Spring is in the air and flowers are blooming everywhere. Making your own potpourri makes a great gift around the holidays. It's perfect for a guest bathroom, or centerpiece on the table. These also make great hostess gifts. I made this batch with 12 pink roses … Continue reading D.I.Y. Rose Petal Potpourri

Almond Milk with Honey

Making your own almond milk is simple and tastes delicious. Its lightly sweetened with honey, and can be made in an afternoon.  I used honey for this recipe, you can also use maple syrup or agave. Yield: 3-5 cups Note: Once completed this will last 4-7 days. Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds 4 cups water; … Continue reading Almond Milk with Honey

Freezer Lemons

Good morning! I've always been a fan of having fresh lemons to add to my water, or green tea. I like to buy a bag of them instead of just a few. This way I can have them longer, and add them into my cooking as well. Some weeks though I don't always go through … Continue reading Freezer Lemons

Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

I love, love, love hummus. It's healthy, you can mix it with anything. It's fast and easy to make. I love this dip with the sweetness of the yellow bell pepper, the fresh garlic, and rosemary to tie it altogether. Ingredients: 2 cans of chickpeas, or garbanzo beans; drained and rinsed 1 yellow bell pepper … Continue reading Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary