Celery Soup recipe

3 Steps to a Great Soup + Celery and Parsnip Soup Recipe

I did not intend this soup to be as good as it is. In fact, I was just trying to use up all the celery in our fridge and to… Continue

Buffalo Wings

Oven-Fried Buffalo Wings

With Super Bowl Sunday coming up my thoughts inevitably turn to the king of all football snacks – buffalo wings. And although I am a sucker for everything deep-fried, it… Continue

Veggie dip

How to Make a Super Veggie Dip Bowl

See what I did there? Not that you have to forgo the little smokies, nacho cheese dip, or your tower of meats for the Super Bowl, but how about a… Continue

Baked Potato Chip Recipe

Homemade Baked Potato Chips

Make your own homemade baked potato chips for a healthy and delicious snack. Make sure to rinse your sliced potatoes thoroughly to remove the starch, this will allow your chips… Continue


Hawaiian-style Poke with Ahi and Cara Cara Citrus

Simple, delicious and healthy. Hawaiian-style poke can be a great appetizer, lunch or main course. If you’re not fond of raw fish, let it sit overnight in the marinade and… Continue

Baked Fried Chicken and Waffles

The Best Baked Fried Chicken Recipe

This amazing baked chicken recipe mimics the flavoring of KFC fried chicken almost exactly and it’s baked not fried. If you love fried chicken but just can’t handle the thought… Continue

Savoy cabbage head

Healthy Cabbage Soup Recipe

This time of year everyone is trying to eat healthier. I know for me it’s always difficult to get started. I keep saying this weekend I’ll start or next week… Continue

Chef Kirstens favorite green fruit smoothie

4 Ways to Eat Healthier in the New Year

Want to have a healthier future, reduce your risk for a multitude of lifestyle related diseases, achieve and maintain a healthy weight as well as feel vibrant, healthy and wonderful?… Continue

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower with Fresh Tarragon Recipe

After a recent dinner party I realized we had not one, but two heads of cauliflower, as well as a head of broccoli taking up some much needed space in… Continue

Heads of broccoli

Sauteed Broccoli with Garlic

This is a traditional and wonderful way to serve broccoli, cauliflower, kale or other Brassicas.  Sometimes the best way is also the simplest. Don’t throw out those stems!  They may… Continue