Roasted Sweet Potato, Beet & Bean Spread

If you enjoy hummus, you'll probably like this recipe. Hummus is on my weekly shopping list, but it does get boring after a while. This is a very easy recipe and fun alternative to hummus. And it's versatile. You can use it as a dip for chopped vegetables, a protein-rich breakfast toast topper, a spread … Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato, Beet & Bean Spread


Back to Real Food

Is anyone as relieved as me to return to routine after the holidays? Maybe a boring routine, but mentally and physically my body begs it. Donโ€™t get me wrong, I adore holidays and the special foods and excitement that follow. I love hanging out with family and am blessed to be surrounded by truly good … Continue reading Back to Real Food

Farro Risotto

I admit upfront that I've never made risotto from scratch. Does it count that I've salivated when watching television chefs cook and plate it? It's a comfort-food type of rice dish, using a sticky short grain white rice that is constantly stirred to release its starch, developing a silky creamy texture. A bit bored with … Continue reading Farro Risotto