Beef Kofta Kabobs with Lemon Tahini Dressing

I’m all about simplifying wherever and whenever possible. That goes in the kitchen and elsewhere. If it’s complicated or upsetting, you won’t do it or at least not for long. Your health and fitness journey should be simple too. Would it surprise you that I have several weight loss clients that don’t weigh themselves? We choose […]

My Dog Speaks Russian, Does Yours?

Of course there’s a story here. Years ago, I got a rescue puppy. I had previous dog experience so I assumed I knew what I was doing, but Thing Two was full of boundless energy. I pretty much reached the insanity level quickly so I had no other option but to walk him nightly. Rain […]

Beef and Chick Pea Tagine

Most of you know that one of the tricks to sticking to health eating and not getting trapped by fast food or pizza ordering is planning ahead and meal prepping. I typically grill a bunch of meats on the weekends and then use them in different ways throughout the week. The other thing that you may […]

Thai Butternut Squash Soup with Grilled Chicken

I’m on a mission lately to empty out my freezer and use up all those random ingredients I have lingering in there. Every time I open the freezer door, I’m amazed at what I find. I hate to throw food out so if I’m pretty sure I won’t use something before it goes bad, I […]

Baked Veggie Egg Rolls

I remember growing up and waiting at the local Chinese take out place for dinner. We lived near a hole in the wall place where you walked in and there was a glass counter way in the back. There were a few tables and chairs, but it was mostly take out. They wrote your order […]