• Homemade Sauerkraut with Jalapeño & Collard Greens

    Making homemade sauerkraut with jalapeño pepper and collard greens may sound a bit out of the ordinary, but the flavor combination is pretty darn awesome. The jalapeño pepper gives it a bit of kick (and you can customize how hot it is) along with a punch of nutrition (like phytonutrients, read more…

    Fourth of July Salsa

    Happy Independence Day! Summer is in full swing, and you’re sure to find an abundance of red, white and blue-themed recipes to put on your table. This fruit-based salsa is festive and easy to throw together for a holiday BBQ or party. Even though fruit is the star, it’s balanced read more…

    Roasted Salsa Verde Recipe

      This Roasted Salsa Verde recipe will mean you don’t ever have to buy store-bought salsa again! Every once in a while, I buy prepared salsa from the store. A bottle of organic salsa verde (green salsa) made its way into my cart recently and though I’d scanned the label read more…

    Simple Shrimp Ceviche

    Can I interest you in a meal that cooks itself? Yes? I thought so! It’s not too good to be true, it’s just ceviche – a dish of seafood that’s “cooked” using citrus juices and served up with ingredients like tomato, jalapeño and avocado. YUM. Last year, I posted a read more…

    Slow Cooker Caribbean Oxtails

                                    What the heck is oxtail? Most of what we – and by we I mean Americans – call oxtail is actually tail sections from a cow. It contains a center bone and can be read more…

    Paleo Banh Mi Sliders

    Banh Mi is basically a Vietnamese sandwich made with French bread and layers of amazing flavors: sweet, salty, tangy, umami (savory) and spicy. [Side note: “Whaaaat?! A Vietnamese sandwich with French bread?” Yes. A quick Google search of French Indochina will give you all the historical details]. Vegetables, meat, and read more…

    Pineapple Avocado Salsa

    Sometimes I get bored of regular salsa, and I’m not one to buy fruit at the market very often – I just don’t fancy it all that much, unless we’re talking about berries in season. Lately, I’ve made a couple of fruit salsas to brighten up some otherwise heavy winter read more…