Isabel’s Homemade Chicken Soup

Homemade chicken soup was something my mother would make anytime someone was sick in our house. The first spoonful would magically rid you of your illness. Over the years, I experimented with my mother's recipe, adding different herbs and different vegetables. Her signature ingredient that I have always loved was tomatoes. The tomatoes brighten the soup by adding a little acid to the flavor profile. Continue Reading

Roasted Salmon Tacos

I made this recipe for a late lunch/early dinner on a gray Sunday afternoon. This recipe brightened up my afternoon, it was light but very flavorful.I joined a tasting table group on facebook that requires you to cook a recipe from a specific cookbook once a week. The book that was chosen was Ina Garten's cookbook called Cooking for Jeffrey. Pro Tip: To reduce the amount of sodium in the recipe, I would use 1/2 of the recommended amount of salt that the recipe calls for.  Continue Reading

Coconut & Date Protein Bites

This recipe is from the Food & Nutrition Magazine that I subscribe to. You can easily substitute ingredients and change the recipe to suit your palate.This is a great snack for a little pick me up during the day. They are high in fiber and protein. For those of you that are carb counting, each ball has about 5 grams of carbs in them.Pro Tip: To reduce the sugar amount, choose plain greek yogurt instead of vanilla greek yogurt.   I could not find hemp seeds nor almond ... Continue Reading