Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Brown Butter

Have you ever said “wow” when you ate ┬ábrussels sprouts? Thats what came out of my mouth when I ate the best brussels sprouts I ever had. We were invited to dinner at a former chef and his families home. He and his wife were both amazing cooks. If I remember the menu correctly we had swordfish, homemade macaroni and cheese, caprese salad, and, yes, … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Brown Butter

Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Hummus has gotten really popular in the last few years, and for good reason. Its a delicious, healthy and quick snack thats very versatile. Hummus is one of those things I would buy week after week. When we are having things like chicken for dinner Avah (who is mostly vegetarian, I say mostly because she will eat some hamburger….. sometimes….) can always eat hummus for … Continue reading Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Frozen Yogurt and Chia Bites

Im always trying to create fun healthy snacks for the kids. My hope is that when someone offers them, say, a pack of m&m’s, they politely decline, reflecting on the dye and artificial free snacks I have made them. We aren’t quite there yet, but I can be hopeful right? I have to be honest, over the years I have seen a lot of “whatever” … Continue reading Frozen Yogurt and Chia Bites

Probiotic Fermented Sauerkraut

Fermented foods have been used for centuries for their health benefits. They were talked about in ancient Roman manuscripts as being one of the finest vegetables for human health.┬áThe last few years we have seen them increase in popularity, and this is a huge step in moving toward optimal health. In the past, the lack of fermented foods being consumed in the U.S. has led … Continue reading Probiotic Fermented Sauerkraut