Easing the transition to an extraordinary life

Nourish: Food is medicine, so what are you putting in your body that honors the path you are traveling? If you need some guidance or some fresh ideas, we can help. This is the place for healthy recipes and WHY they are good for you. We’ll include instructions, nutritional data and helpful hints. The pictures alone will make your mouth water! Good food CAN taste amazing, and once you start eating it regularly, the bad stuff won’t taste good any longer. Tuck in to some of these delectable recipes, and let us know what you think!

Easy Dinner – Nosh Night

We’ve all been there. You have guests coming for dinner, and you are wiped out. Too tired to cook, to overwhelmed to order. So take a step back, let your guests contribute (everyone wants to) and consider Nosh Night!        There’s probably a few things in the fridge already that you can throw together, View Post >

Cauliflower Tikka Masala

I am in love with Indian food. The spices and bright flavors delight me. I first learned about it from a former boss’s mother, who was kind enough to teach me how to make a few dishes in her kitchen. Post cancer, I know that turmeric and cinnamon and other spices used frequently in Indian View Post >

Picnic it UP on the 4th of July

(This is our post from last year at this time – still a winner! Enjoy!!) Need some picnic ideas for the Fourth of July? Yep, we can do that. Here are some great recipes to try out on your guests (including a family secret!). We’re starting off with a fruity and festive sangria, so cheers! View Post >

Christine’s Pantry Essentials

Today our Food Editor takes us on a trip through her pantry to give us some tips on essentials. This week: Let’s Talk Vinegar!   Human taste is made up of five flavors: sweetness, saltiness, sourness, bitterness, and umami. In the typical American diet, sweetness and saltiness are the only two parts of the palate View Post >

Pancetta Pasta with Peas

This easy pasta dish is creamy, savory and absolutely mouthwatering, thanks to the pancetta. Just watch your portion sizes, as you may want to eat the whole thing!     We like the pancetta from Trader Joe’s. Large enough to get the flavor but not too much to make the dish too rich.   1 View Post >

Easy Niçoise Salad

  Out of ideas to make your salad interesting? Here’s how the French do it.   If you have ever had the joy of meandering through the streets of Paris and stumbling into some charming brasserie to sit down to this dish, you’ll know where I get my inspiration for it. And if you haven’t View Post >

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