South Beach Diet

Quinoa Sweet Potato Breakfast Bake

February 20, 2012
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Are you ready to try a unique and fun new recipe? I sure hope so! I love breakfast casseroles for many reasons. The top two reasons are they are at the ready for grab & go breakfasts and they taste amazing! I have been doing a lot of baked oatmeal lately and I thought it […]

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Gluten Free Chicken Skewers

February 15, 2012
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I am so excited to share my latest recipe for Attune Foods. Each month I use one of their awesome products in one of my very own recipe creations. This time I chose their Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice Cereal. These skewers are a healthy, delicious homemade alternative to chicken nuggets you would buy at the […]

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1 Minute Blueberry Citrus Shake

February 5, 2012
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This post is a test. A simple test to see how quickly I can share a truly tasty little something. I just got back from spending a super fun day with my kids. We had a fun lunch out, a trip to Barnes and Noble for some new books & my expensive international food + […]

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Spaghetti Squash Noodles with Thai Peanut Sauce

January 30, 2012
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Spaghetti squash is a true life saver for those of us on lower carb meal plans. (I hesitate to use the word “diet” ~ that implies deprivation & I never, ever believe in that.) I love the subtle and unique flavor & texture of this squash. I also enjoy that you can top it with […]

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Cereal Topped Apple Date Crisp

January 18, 2012
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Lets talk about fruity crisps today…. are you a fan? I sure do hope so because they are simple to prepare and the texture/flavor play is irresistible! What’s not to love about heating up your favorite fruit and topping it with crunch. Lucky for all of us because my recipe is light & healthy and […]

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Blueberry-Coconut Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

January 16, 2012
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Can you believe the color of these oats? All of the purple and blue hues have me even more excited than usual for my favorite meal of the day! This breakfast is a creamy, dreamy combo of coconut + almond milks, hearty steel cut oats and as many combinations of blueberries as I could fit […]

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Spaghetti Squash Sesame Noodles with Edamame

January 2, 2012
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What better than to start a new year with a super duper healthy recipe. Here on Family Fresh Cooking my recipes are created with real, whole food ingredients. If you are on the quest to detox and get yourself back on track after the holidays then you have come to the right place. This spaghetti […]

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Fruit and Egg Quinoa Breakfast Parfaits

August 12, 2011
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Quinoa is HOT these days. People are loving it served up savory, sweet and everywhere in between. They like it in salads and for breakfast. It is a grain-like crop that is actually a tasty seed. It is high in protein and adapts well to sauces, seasonings, spices and all kinds of mix-in’s. Recently I […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins – Gluten Free

August 3, 2011
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It has been a few months since I posted with the Gluten Free Ratio Rally group and I am so pleased to be back in the mix this month. I could not resist with the cake theme. As you know cake is one of my all time favorite foods. In my book, muffins are just […]

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Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus with Crispy Chips

April 10, 2011
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Dips thrill me. So do chickpeas. Creamy dips transform simple foods into even better food. One of my all time favorite dips is hummus. This simple, versatile spread can be enjoyed with pita, chips, crisp veggies, toast points, crackers, or as a creamy sauce. Hummus can be adjusted to taste. A creamy paste forms easily with garbanzo […]

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Coffee Cake

March 23, 2011
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The ultimate pairing for me is a sweet little cake with a steamy Caffe Americano. The definition for coffee cake is simply a cake to enjoy with coffee. It usually has a crumble topping, in this case that is chopped peanuts. Around here coffee cake, snack cake and breakfast cake are used interchangeably. This is great […]

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