Beans: The Good, The Bad, & The Yummy

Let’s talk about Beans! Are they healthy? Are they not? Should you be avoiding them or eating more of them? The conversation about beans is all over the place in the online space. And depending on what diet plan, book, or blog you’re following you will either be in the camp of “stay away” or […]


Building Your Meal Plan for Spring & Summer

As the weather warms and the days get longer, different fruits & vegetables are coming into season. You may be noticing that you’re naturally being drawn to lighter and fresher meals. More crisp crunchy salads and less soups and stews perhaps. I love being able to take advantage of different foods and meals at different […]


Indian Curried Chicken & Chickpeas

If you’ve spent any time perusing the recipes I have on my blog, then you already know what a huge fan of spice I am. Both for the amazing flavor it adds to recipes but also for the incredible health benefits. Spices are at the heart of every anti-cancer or anti-inflammatory plan I create for […]


Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Cabbage with Lemon-Caper Dressing

I love when a dish comes together that offers multiple wins! Not only is it tasty and easy to make but it’s also giving me the nutritional bonuses I’m looking for. Like in this yummy shredded cabbage & brussels sprouts salad. It’s a great way to enjoy cruciferous veggies (Brussels spouts & cabbage) & alliums […]


Simply Divine Roasted Vegetables

When the weather turns cool I immediately start craving warm & cozy foods, likes soups, stews, and roasted vegetables. Now mind you, this doesn’t mean I don’t also enjoy fresh and crisp salads to go along with my meals but warm foods have to be in there. Even a big salad at lunch is going […]