Red Wine & Blood Orange Poached Pear

Getting back into my best shape doesn’t have to mean goodbye to all desserts! It just means getting smarter about the ones I choose. Here’s an occasional indulgence I whipped up last week that won’t derail your weight loss plans completely (hint: go light or… Keep Reading »

Caramelized Pear, Pancetta and Gorgonzola Tartlets

Sweet, savory, and crispy little tartlets that will impress your guests and their taste buds. The peppery arugula plays well off of the sweetness of the caramelized pear and onion, while the gorgonzola adds sharpness, and pancetta brings it all together with a hint of… Keep Reading »

Roasted Butternut Squash & Pear Soup

This is one of my favorite dinner party and holiday first courses. This soup has great depth of flavor – making it a healthy, comforting, and elegant choice all rolled into one.
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Breakfast Smoothie

This is a delicious, nutrient packed way to start the day. Better still, you’ll get spinach down your finicky eaters with them being none the wiser! Keep your favorite frozen fruits on hand, so you can enjoy this all year round…. Keep Reading »

The Conscious Cook Challenge Week V

Julie Anne Rhodes
Tis the season to be jolly, and entertain! The very first recipe I looked at in The Conscious Cook cookbook had me salivating immediately, but I wanted to save it until now as it is the perfect first course for Christmas dinner. It… Keep Reading »