Potato & Leek Soup

Recipes at the top, sweet blog post below. Potato & Leek Soup Ingredients 4 Peeled Golden Potatoes, cut into 1″ cubes 2 Leeks, thinly sliced (white & light green) 1 tsp Thyme 1 tbsp Olive Oil (regular) 3 cups Low Sodium Chicken Broth 1 cup Half & Half Pink Himalayan Salt & Ground Black Pepper […]

Bagel of Champions

Recipes at the top, sweet blog post below. Bagel of Champions Ingredients 1 Brioche Bagel 1 tbsp ⅓ fat cream cheese 1 thin slice smoked salmon (about 1 oz) 1 ripe avocado, sliced ½ tbsp crushed pecans Toast the bagel. Spread on cream cheese. Place salmon on cream cheese. Layer on the avocado slices and […]

Crack Salmon

Recipes at the top, sweet blog post below. Crack Salmon Ingredients 2 lbs Salmon Fillets 2 tbsp Olive Oil ¼ cup Brown Sugar ¼ cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce ¼ cup Honey 4 tbsp Minced Garlic 2 tbsp Ground Mustard 2 tbsp Lemon Juice Pink Himalayan Salt & Ground Black Pepper Preheat oven to 350°F. […]


Recipes at the top, sweet blog post below. Tteokbokki Ingredients 2 pkg Garaetteok (rice cakes) 2 tbsp Sempio Jin Gold S Soy Sauce 1-2 tbsp Stevia 1 tbsp Gochugaru (Korean Chili Powder) * 1 tbsp Gochujang (Hot Pepper Paste)* 5-7 Green Onions, diced 7 large Dried Anchovies 6×8 inch Dried Kelp 4 cups Water Fish […]

Love is Hard

The common definition of “hard” is “difficult”. And we’d probably agree that love is, at least at times. But the dictionary adds others: “Not soft. Unyielding. Done with great strength”. This kind of love can be fierce, like the love of a warrior for the people they protect. Or the tough love that parents must […]

Simple Cajun Jambalaya

Recipes at the top, sweet blog post below. Simple Cajun Jambalaya Ingredients 1 pkg (13 oz) Turkey Kielbasa, sliced ~1” thick diagonally 1 medium Red Bell Pepper, diced 1 medium Yellow Bell Pepper, diced 1 medium Orange Bell Pepper, diced 2 small Jalapeños, diced – deseeded & deveined* 2 small Sweet Onions, diced 3 cups […]

Fit & Healthy During the Pandemic

It’s easy to feel adrift right now with the loss of the familiar structures of work, errands, social engagements, and perhaps, school-related events. It’s unsettling to find ourselves without the predictable ways we used to measure our days. Without the usual deadlines to force us to focus, it may feel harder to get things done, […]

The Journey

They say the journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step. But if that step is in the wrong direction, then the faster your progress and the further away you get. Get clear on your destination. What is your vision? Your purpose in the world? What would inspire you to leap out of bed […]

Mushroom, Spinach & Tomato Galette

Recipes at the top, sweet blog post below. Mushroom, Spinach & Tomato Galette Crust Ingredients 1 cup White Whole Wheat Flour ½ tsp Penzey’s 4/S Special Seasoned Smoky Salt 2 Fresh Basil Leaves, chopped 6 tbsp. Smart Balance Light Olive Oil Buttery Spread ¼ cup Plain Greek Yogurt 2 tbsp. lemon juice (about a ½ […]

How to be a Hero

The original meaning of the word “hero” wasn’t a fierce warrior who destroyed the bad guys and saved the world. It was “protector.” The heroic ideal was someone who worked hard to develop the strength to go beyond themselves and care for others. They were motivated by their big hearts, their compassion, and their calling […]