Summer Watermelon Salad with Mint & Jalapeno

    –Because sometimes, I just like to put really awesome things in my face.–   If you agree with me on this, you need to make this salad.  It’s like the perfect summer party for your mouth- cool and refreshing with just a little kick. I have to give a shout out to my favorite dining spot, Cleveland Heath,…

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Savory Pork Sweet Potato Bites

  We (my husband) pulled in the last of our garden for the season and with that came 10 gallons of sweet potatoes.  Now, I love sweet potatoes as much as the next girl, but 10 gallons is a lot for us!  But since they are a root vegetable, they should last in our root cellar (aka unfinished basement) for…

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Food Friday: Brussels Sprouts

Food Friday is my weekly homage to my favorite thing on Earth- FOOD!  I haven’t always felt this way.  I used to view food as the enemy.  But no longer!  I love food- it helps me meet my performance goals, nourishes my body, and most importantly keeps me healthy so I can make a difference in this crazy world.  So…

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Stuffed Miniature Pumpkins and the Evolution of Cooking

  Cooking is a therapeutic activity for me.  After a long and stressful day, I look forward to cooking a nourishing meal for my family.  There is something about taking whole food and turning it into a complete meal.  Often times, I’ll catch myself smiling while adding spices or sauteing some meat and veggies.  Cooking is not only the best…

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