Breakfast · Dessert · Recipes

“Morning Pumpkin” Muffin

Well, happy Monday “Pumpkin”! Need a little motivation? These muffins will brighten your day & your week … if you can make them last that long. They are full of flavor & packed with good for YOU ingredients, which will keep you going all morning! They have a bit of Fall spice to them, but still light enough to be a Summer treat. Who says you can’t enjoy pumpkin in the Summer?! Read more …

Dinner · Lunch · Recipes

Spring Cooking – Organic Veggie Soup & Strawberry Quinoa Salad

Happy Spring! I thought this was the perfect time to freshen up/renew Bluberry Pancakes Forever. My favorite time of year is when Winter turns into Spring – nature is in a state of renewal as are all of us. As the seasons change so does what we nurture ourselves with. I do my best to cook organic and follow the Ayurveda principle of eating with the seasons. I hosted the first of three Spring Cooking classes over the weekend based on these principles. Read more …

Dessert · Recipes

Pumpkin Butterscotch Pudding & Honey Spice Cookies – Giving Love & Thanks

Oh, how I love this time of year! Giving thanks and sharing love through food with family and friends is heartwarming, and much needed! I am lucky enough to have wonderful neighbors and a few of my grandparents right down the street from me. I wanted to express my gratitude for them with some delicious treats. Read more …

Breakfast · Dessert · Recipes

Blackberries & Peaches (Cheesecake Galette, Sauce, Cobbler)

Summer is getting closer and closer to coming to an end. I’d be happy if it never ended, I’ve had a wonderful Summer! I’ve been feeling very inspired by these new found farms I have come across here in Kansas. I will miss the beautiful, vibrant colors of fresh Summer fruit.

A dear friend introduced me to a few lovely farms. One is full of rows and rows of blackberry brambles (Elderslie Farm) and the other is full of delicious sun ripened peaches (Meadowlark Farm)!  I was in heaven!!  Read more …

Dinner · Lunch · Recipes

Roasted Beets & Carrots Kale Salad with Pork Chops

I love lazy Saturdays and fresh, beautiful veggies on the cutting board! Just look at the vibrant, bold colors of these beets and carrots … they are making me smile today. Spring is my favorite season, which inspired me to make this dish. I’m so looking forward to the warm weather and planting new Spring/Summer veggies in the garden – just one of the many simple pleasures in life. Read more …

Dinner · Lunch · Recipes

Butternut Squash Bacon Quinoa Salad

I’ve been craving Summer days and I indulged last week while on vacation, so I have decided to make this week “salad week” on my blog. Winter veggies are still out in full force, and I don’t mind one bit! This salad combines the earthy flavors of Winter with the sweet flavors of Summer. The slightly sweet flavor and aroma along with it’s vibrate orange color, makes Butternut squash a delight to eat. Read more …

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Mixed Green Ground Turkey Taco Salad

Happy New Year everyone, I’m back!! The first few weeks of the new year have been amazing for me. I’ve been busy opening my very own Yoga Studio with my lovely business partner! It’s been a whirlwind of greatness. I have found it to be a little challenging to find a nice balance of nutrition and yoga during all of the excitement, but considering yoga and clean eating go hand and hand I’ve been able to (mostly) stick with my routine. Read more …