Dark Chocolate, Pistachio & Sea Salt Cookies Recipe

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Cookies come in all shapes and sizes, textures and tastes, but the dark chocolate, nutty & salty notes to this cookie might just top all the other cookies you’ve ever had! This is the perfect time of year to bake […]

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Work Week Menu Plan Week of 12/15/14

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It’s the week before Christmas! Can you believe it? Hubby and I had two parties to attend last weekend. Needless to say, we didn’t get much done around the house. That means next weekend will consist of wrapping, baking and […]

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Homemade Cheesecake Recipe

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My absolute favorite dessert is cheesecake. Thick, creamy, rich and slightly sweet – it’s the perfect dessert. The nice thing about cheesecake is that you can top it with so many options. From fresh berries, to canned fruit topping, to […]

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Work Week Menu Plan Week of 12/8/14

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Yesterday I baked up three pie pumpkins to make homemade pumpkin puree. This resulted in eight cups of pumpkin puree! I made two batches of pumpkin bread and the remaining pumpkin puree was packaged for the freezer. My boys were […]

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Very Green Juicing Recipe

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With the Holiday food upon us, it’s time to fire up those juicers. Fresh juice will help offset the high calorie foods we tend to consume this time of year. Plus juicing helps keep your immune system strong! This recipe […]

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Fudgy Avocado & Oat Brownies Recipe

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Its no secret that I LOVE TO BAKE and that I have a SWEET TOOTH—which makes it really tough to lose weight and keep it off. I have been experimenting with more and more healthy recipes and ingredients in order […]

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A Global Ingredient: Galangal

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I (Litsa) enjoy discovering new foods through the course of reading one of my favorite cooking magazines, Cooking Light. I feel as if the magazine does a great job encouraging me to cook through its vast variety of recipes and […]

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It’s a Plan, It’s Super–Superfoods

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Magazine cutouts fall off the table whenever I’m cleaning up (Litsa). I part with many of them but I love the ones that encompass what’s on my mind—like this one! At age 39, I’ll take SUPER added in my life!?! […]

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