In the Nude: Grilled Garlic Scapes

With every In the Nude post, I'll be breaking down the walls of intimidation that separate us from the plants we should be eating and enjoying without preparing them to the point that we rob them of their natural properties and benefits. The poster child for this month's "In the Nude" is the garlic scape. No rolling it in batter, deep frying it, or drowning it in a creamed soup … [Read more...]

In the Nude: Mushrooms

With every In the Nude post, I'll be breaking down the walls of intimidation that separate us from the plants we should be eating and enjoying without preparing them to the point that we rob them of their natural properties and benefits. This month, I'm stripping down the mushroom. No rolling it in batter, deep frying it, or drowning it in a creamed soup or casserole. Here … [Read more...]

Easy Weeknight Recipe: Greek Turkey Burgers

 Looking for an easy weeknight recipe? Try these Greek turkey burgers. Did you happen to indulge a little too much over the weekend? Do you want to lighten it up this week? Drinking too much alcohol, eating sugary foods, and overdoing in on the second helpings during the holidays can pack on the pounds.  If you aren't eating nutritious, whole foods, it can affect your energy … [Read more...]

Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Mashed Plantains

Mashed plantains are a great side dish option! This recipe for mashed plantains has everything- it is spicy, savory, healthy and flavorful! As always, I like to keep my dishes as "label-less" as possible. I really enjoyed finding another substitute for mashed potatoes, and mashed plantains are super easy to make! They save perfectly in the fridge, and I had a few days worth of … [Read more...]