Pesto Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

We're thrilled to have our resident soup expert, Seriously Soupy (aka Serena), reveal her latest original soup recipe: Pesto Cauliflower Carrot Soup. With Serena's help over the past few years, we've come to learn that there's nothing you can't do with soup!  With some creativity and very few ingredients, you can make the most wonderful tasting recipes at very little cost.  Serena herself has recipe-tested and penned a catalog of over 100 soups and has taught soup classes and given tours.  So, if anyone knows soup, it's Serena! Here's … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

My family just got back from an unforgettable trip to Southeast Asia. We have very dear friends who relocated to Hong Kong so that was the impetus to setting our sights eastward. Then we decided to tack on 3 more countries to our southeast Asian adventure, not knowing if and when we’d ever get to that part of the globe any time soon as it seems our schedules continue to get overrun by our kids’ activities. Lucky for us, our children are terrific travelers, interested in the sights and the delights of any foreign place. I always say, you … [Read more...]

Chopped Mexican Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Today's recipe from Lauren Kelly Nutrition is an amazingly refreshing Mexican Kale Salad with her celebrated Creamy Avocado Dressing. Any salad with Kale as its base and avocado in the dressing should be a winner.  It's light, yet tasty, and  surprisingly, quite filling as the addition of the Greek yogurt adds creaminess and protein. Bonus: this salad should hold in an airtight container for 5 days!! It's perfect for spring!   Save Print Chopped Mexican Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing Author: Lauren Kelly … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Brie Pistachio Phyllo Cups

The next two weeks I'm taking a much-needed vacation with the family so, in my absence, I've lined up a plethora of carefully-curated recipes from some of my favorite food bloggers.  I promise, all of the recipes easy to make and contain ingredients that can be found in any stocked pantry or refrigerator. Enjoy! Today's recipe is from Lauren Kelly of Lauren Kelly Nutrition. Lauren is not only a certified nutritionist but also a celebrated cookbook author of 2 book: The Everything Wheat-Free Diet Cookbook and The Greek Yogurt Cookbook. … [Read more...]