Appetizers and Snacks, Recipes

Fruit and Yogurt with Walnut Date Topping

Yummy as a light breakfast or as a little pick-me-up snack, this simple fruit bowl has been a favorite of mine this summer. Try it out! Ingredients: Swap these 1st four ingredients out as desired to include your favorite fruits. Apples, raspberries, peaches, strawberries...whatever is fresh and in season. 1 chopped nectarine (pit removed, of course!)1/2… Continue reading Fruit and Yogurt with Walnut Date Topping

Recipes, Sides and Soups

Red Lentil Soup

Savory like chili, but not as spicy, this soup is both comfort food and health food all in one delightful bowl. Lentils' health benefits include fiber, of course, but they contribute significant amounts of folate, iron and magnesium, too. What I like best about lentils? They are super easy to prepare. No long pre-soaks like… Continue reading Red Lentil Soup

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

These decadent treats taste just like the brand name peanut butter cups, only butterĀ I mean, better! This is one of those recipes that I feel necessitates a disclaimer. These are so, so good, but...the butter. Oh, so much butter. How could they not be good, right? I make these on special occasions (Christmas, Father's Day,… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars