Mango Salsa

The end of summer is here and we are finally done with 110 degree heat here in our Sonoran Desert. Mangos are once again in season and are so perfect that we had to make a new recipe for salsa that is so delicious and it will keep your breath feeling fresh as it is…

Guest Post: Coffee – The Healthy Choice We Can Make Every Day

A balanced lifestyle can benefit mind, body, and spirit.  Making the right choices each day in what we put into our bodies not only determines how we feel, but how much energy we have. The same goes when we discuss what we are contributing to our health, rather than taking from it.  Local, organic vegetables,…

Coconut Curry Brushed Baby Eggplant

This dish was well received as a side dish to our friend’s dinner, but could have stood alone as an Hors D’Oeuvre also.  Eggplant is one of those lovely vegetables that will absorb flavors and spices beautifully due to its’ silky spongy nature, and it is incredibly good for you. Eggplant is a very good source…

Chilled Quinoa Salad

Let’s face it, eating leafy greens as your salad is wonderful, but it can get a bit monotonous. Eating a variety of fresh ingredients is absolutely key to a healthy lifestyle.  We’d like to introduce you to another way to enjoy a tasty lunch or perhaps a lighter fare for dinner or a creative side…

Jumbo Prawns in Silky Tomato Sauce

We’ve been experimenting with some amazing things, stay tuned for more great things coming up really soon – you’ll love them for the summer.   Ingredients 4 vine ripe tomatoes, chopped Tablespoon coconut oil 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 6oz can tomato paste 2 large yellow onions, sliced thin to medium Sea Salt to…

Pumpkin Curry Soup

This soup can be served chilled or hot. The ingredients are so complimentary to each other and the curry and ginger lift the flavor profile to something almost floral. You can finish it with some crispy bacon, or labne or your favorite herb. Ingredients for a big pot of soup that serves 6 – 8…

Gluten Free Pizza

As you know, we always mix our own ingredients to make a dish, but we thought that this time, we would show you a gluten-free pizza recipe that you can make quickly and easily have access to pretty much throughout the U.S. It is not always easy to find all the right flours required to…

Savory Calamari & Cod: Thai Inspired

Although we’ve been cooking as usual, we haven’t really shared recipes consistently and we are sorry for that. We are back and you can expect consistent posts. Thank you for  your continued visits and recreation of our dishes. Ingredients 2 cups calamari tentacles 1/2 lb cod, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (you could also use…

Poppy Seed Banana Torte

We love poppy seed anything, and wanted to share an easy, but delicious torte that you can make for your family or for a gift to bring to a friends house. With the holiday season slowly approaching, it will be nice to have another healthy choice on the dinner table. This will surely make it…

Wild Black Rice Burger Patties with Dover Sole

It’s been a little while since we posted last, so very much has happened – the most important and sad is that we have lost our boy Tiger, who you see on our last post. We have not had the heart or mindset until now to think of other things. We will miss him forever!…

Boneless Leg of Lamb in Heavy Cream Sauce

My mom’s secret boneless leg of lamb recipe shared with you in honor of her. In this past visit she took such great care of us, cooking and loving us everyday, treating us to amazing meal after amazing meal. We could not help but to share this with you. As complex as this tastes, it…

Coconut Flour Dusted Calamari

It’s almost summer her in Arizona, and we are looking for lighter, but satisfying lunches like this great tasting coconut flour dusted calamari. Server this with some of your favorite light white wine, we prefer Arizona Stronghold Tazi as a pairing. This is so easy to make and will make you and everyone happy! The…