White Chicken Chili with Corn Recipe

How’s your summer going? Mine is flying by and I go back and forth between feeling like I’m having the best time ever adventuring with my kids (Santa Cruz Boardwalk, long days at the beach, The Bay Area Discovery Museum, park days, trying out cool burger joints and seaside pizza restaurants, etc) to being overwhelmed by the lack of… [read more]

Meal Plan: June Recipes You Need to Try

It’s June! School’s out for the summer and it’s time to party! Summer is busy, fun and tiring so I’m here to help you out in the recipe inspiration and meal planning department. I’ve compiled five seasonal, healthy delicious June recipes that you need to try and I’ve attached a shopping list to go with it to… [read more]

Healthy Dinner Recipes: Winter 2016 Week 11

Every Monday I post five colorful, veggie-filled healthy dinner recipes with a free printable color-coded grocery shopping as part of my Meal Plan Monday Series. Each recipe is inspired by a color of the rainbow, encouraging you to eat the unique nutrients available from a colorful menu. I’ve been doing this since 2012 and I… [read more]

Black Bean Soup with Avocado

I’m so excited to share this black bean soup recipe with you because I absolutely love how easy, delicious and healthy it is! My sister in law, Meg, gave me this awesome cookbook, A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen: Easy Seasonal Dishes for Family and Friends, last year for my birthday and I am finally… [read more]

Top 10: Winter Squash Soups

It’s that time of year where all I really want to do is bundle up and eat hot, delicious and hearty soup with buttered bread on the side, of course. I’m loving the freshness that winter squashes add to soup and have compiled a list of ten of the most delicious winter squash soups, chilies and stews: