Raisin and Nut Granola

Call me crunchy, but I love me some granola. Granola and fruit. Granola and milk. Granola and yogurt. Granola just plain ole’ by itself. Love it. What I don’t love about granola – at least the store-bought kind – is the price. So, as often as I can (as it’s a bit of a process), … Continue reading

Melon Grape and Mint Salad

Melon, grape, and mint – what’s more refreshing than that? This salad is superbly sweet, healthy and nutritious, and extremely simple to prepare. It only requires these three main ingredients plus a little honey and lime juice. Easy peasy! Great as a side dish for lunch or to serve alongside brunch. I used a juicy … Continue reading

Winter Fruit Salad

Fruit salad is not the first thing that comes to mind when I think of winter food, but I thought I’d see what I could come up with using some of the season’s best and brightest – citrus, pomegranates, and persimmons. I used a large ruby grapefruit, which I peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces, … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Sides: Part 4

Thanksgiving Sides: Part 4 – Honey glazed carrots! These carrots are super easy to make, plus they add a bit of healthy veggies to the Thanksgiving table. I used long and thin organic carrots, but you could just as easily use regular large carrots or baby carrots as well. If using large carrots, I recommend … Continue reading