Dinner · recipes

Sit Down and Savor… Naturally Made Marinara Sauce

I like to consider myself an Italian food connoisseur (I’m only half-way kidding!)! My husband does as well!  We love our Italian and really love to visit little “Bucu nel muro ristoranti” or hole in the wall restaurants where ever we go! Having lived in Firenze for some time, really made me begin to appreciate…… Continue reading Sit Down and Savor… Naturally Made Marinara Sauce

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Naturally Made…. Grilled Flank Steak with Salsa Verde

  There was a time when I believed red meat was bad for us.  When I began eating meat more regularly in high school, it gave me a stomach ache (former vegetarian here!). The problem was not the red meat, it was the quality, or lack there of, of the meat I was choosing to eat.…… Continue reading Naturally Made…. Grilled Flank Steak with Salsa Verde

Dinner · recipes · Side Dish

Naturally Made… Split Pea Soup

  Growing up we did a lot of road trips. One of the family favorites was to drive up the coast to Pismo Beach! The very famous Anderson’s Split Pea Soup was and still is a must stop.  Split Pea Soup is so delicious and is packed with protein, fiber, is a perfect addition to…… Continue reading Naturally Made… Split Pea Soup

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Naturally Made… Swiss Chard, Cannellini beans and Goat Cheese

Growing up in Southern California, it is almost a given, beans are going to be a major part of your diet.  I loved eating beans as a kid, especially refried beans! Refried bean and cheese burritos’ were my favorite, especially with the red sauce on top! Yum! I grew up a vegetarian and did not…… Continue reading Naturally Made… Swiss Chard, Cannellini beans and Goat Cheese

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Grass-Fed Shredded Beef Taco’s, Black Beans and Lemony Green Beans

I love experimenting.  Trying new flavors, spices, and seasoning is so exciting for me.  One thing I love about eating healthy and clean, is that it does not mean tasteless food.  My personal feeling is that eating clean is full of flavor and excitement for your palate!  I consider myself an adventurous eater! Traveling so much…… Continue reading Grass-Fed Shredded Beef Taco’s, Black Beans and Lemony Green Beans

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Naturally Made Goat Cheese, Asparagus, and Heirloom Tomato Frittata

Happy Earth Day one day late!  If you follow me on Facebook, you saw that my twins and I spent the day outdoors admiring one of the Lords greatest creations, the Pacific Ocean!  It was such a beautiful day yesterday, we had no desire to be inside.  I decided to take the boys for a…… Continue reading Naturally Made Goat Cheese, Asparagus, and Heirloom Tomato Frittata

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Naturally Made Twice Baked Turkey Stuffed Potatoes

Russet Potatoes have had a bad rap for some time now.  They are considered “starchy,” or high in carbohydrates. And although that is true, they are full of nutrients and fiber (which slows digestion and blood sugar spikes)! The skins of the potato carry the most nutrients since they are grown in the ground and…… Continue reading Naturally Made Twice Baked Turkey Stuffed Potatoes