Cinco de Mayo Huevos Rancheros

Cinco de Mayo Huevos Rancheros

Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican celebration held on May 5th. My father lived in Mexico when he was a child, and my grandparents spent their whole lives there. I have many fond memories of our trips to visit them when I was a child. As you can imagine, Mexican food has always been an important cuisine in my family - and one of my dad's favorite meals to make was Huevos Rancheros - which I loved! Here is my version of Huevos Rancheros with an even healthier twist. First I made a…
Cauliflower Crust “Spring Vegetable Pizza”

Cauliflower Crust “Spring Vegetable Pizza”

Cauliflower crust pizza is a great way to enjoy pizza without the extra carbs - and it is also gluten free. It is a wonderful way to eat lots of vegetables and still get that pizza feeling! This recipe makes a pizza for two  (double if you want more) 4 cups of cauliflower rice (see below) 1 egg 1/3 - 1/2 cup of shredded cheese (I used mozzarella - but any cheese will work) salt & fresh pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. First cut your cauliflower up into florets.…
A Family Wedding in Cape May, NJ.

A Family Wedding in Cape May, NJ.

My daughter Sean is getting married on June 6th to her finance Chase. The wedding will be held at her favorite place in the world, Cape May, NJ. where she spent her childhood summers. Cape May is a beautiful & historic Victorian beach town at the very end of the Jersey shoreline. Sean has always dreamed of a beach wedding, so we chose the Beach Club of Cape May. It is a neighborhood pool and cabana where she spent much of her time as a child hanging out with friends. The club happens…
Spring Succotash

Spring Succotash

Succotash is kind of an old fashioned vegetable dish that is a mix of corn and lima beans. But now that lima beans and fava beans are making a comeback, I thought it would be nice to create a more "updated version" adding more colorful vegetables in my succotash. Spring Succotash blanch in boiling water - then immerse in ice water: 2 cups of frozen lima beans 1 cup of frozen edamame Chop into small pieces: 1 cup of chopped red pepper 1 cup of chopped carrots 1/2 cup of chopped red onion…
Healthy Berry Crumble

Healthy Berry Crumble

Healthy Fruit Crumble / makes 4 servings I love a fruit crumble! (You don't have to worry about making a complicated crust). They are so easy to make and they are a great dessert for summer when fresh fruit is plentiful. I like to add some extra health benefits to the crumble by adding flax, hemp and chia seeds to the oat mixture, as well as pumpkin seeds and walnuts. I also keep the sweetness level low - but you can adjust that according to your personal taste. (or use no sweetener at…