Greek Meatballs

Hello guys, as promised I have the Greek meatball recipe for you, though it almost didn’t happen and here’s a little insight as to why. In case you don’t know me in real life or have had me as your nurse before, I’m super duper type A+++. Now, this is not a problem when it […]

Tzatziki Sauce

Good morning everyone, I hope your Thursday is off to a awesome start, if anything the weekend is right around the corner and thats good enough for me! In case you missed it, last week I launched the bariatric nutrition coaching/consulting service part of my business. It’s been a goal of mine since I made […]

Cinnamon spiced apple & pear sauce

Hello all! I can’t tell you how happy I am that the weather has changed. As I sit here typing this it’s raining and looks like it’s going to be raining all day. This is my favorite season and I love everything that it brings. The California weather, the seasonal produce and the warm scents […]

Chicken Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette

Hello there friends, I have missed you! I’ve been keeping busy over here working on my talk coming up in October, creating fun new things for TBD (The Bariatric Dish) and trying to get healthy and heal my neck, so I can return to full duty work (again) in a few weeks, but what has […]

Tostones/Patacones From Latin American Paleo Cookbook

Well I’m super excited to be able to share this recipe with you! My friend Amanda who runs the paleo, AIP, real food blog,  The Curious Coconut had her brand new cookbook release yesterday, but get ready, it’s not your typical paleo, gluten free cookbook, it’s a beautiful drool worthy Latin American Cuisine cookbook. I […]

Banana Nut Granola

Hey there everyone I hope you’ve had a great start to your week. On Sunday I went through my archives and thought that since I posted the cashew milk recipe over the weekend, it made sense to finish updating this banana nut granola. This granola was posted over on my old blog but as I […]

Date Sweetened Vanilla Cashew Milk

Hello everyone I hope you are having a great Saturday, or as I like to call it, Game of Thrones Eve (hahaha! I know I know). I decided to skip the farmers market this weekend to get a jump on some more recipe testing, working on blog posts and preparing for the presentation I’m giving […]

Meatloaf meatballs

Hello friends! Today I have a delicious meatball recipe for you, you may have noticed that it was posted over on Obesity Help yesterday and I’m posting it here too for those that missed it! It’s my spin on a classic meatloaf but loaded with veggies and in a portion that, is in my opinion, […]

Thousand Island Dressing, Sauce or Dip

When given the choice between ranch, blue cheese, thousand island or Italian dressing for my salad, I’ll take the thousand island most of the time, there is just something about that tangy flavor that I love! When I would go out to lunch or dinner and order sandwiches or burgers, the ones I would always […]

Thai Curry Turkey Meatballs

Hello there everyone! Thank goodness is Wednesday and the weekend is right around the corner. Speaking of weekend, I hope you had a nice weekend doing the things that make you happy because I know I sure did. I’m going to fill you in on a secret. . . I’m a H-U-G-E  Game of Thrones […]