Low Fat Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins + Weekly Menu


My garden is pumping out zucchini. The humid weather coupled with frequent storms makes a garden (and gardener) very, very happy. After several savory zucchini dishes, I wanted something sweet. But not sinful. The original recipe made a zucchini bread loaf, but of course, I opted for the ever so classic muffin that could travel… Read more →

Rosemary Cornbread


I saw this recipe on a Wednesday, and I made it that very same day. It’s simple, and quick….and it tastes of rosemary through-and-through. Rosemary is such a unique herb and I love its earthiness. It’s also growing like wild fire in my backyard which makes it all the more appealing to me We used… Read more →

Garden Update!


The garden has made some big strides in the past few weeks. Here’s an update! I spy a zucchini…you? Zucchini, tomatoes, and bell peppers are all in bloom and growing…ripeness awaits! The eggplant…well, we’ll see. I’m not holding my breath on that one. And as for the herbs, my cilantro is actually thriving!! And all… Read more →

Sweet Roasted Corn and Strawberry Salad with Wild Sockeye Salmon


Fresh summer produce…there’s just nothing like it. With the in-season strawberries and the quickly coming-into-season corn, this is the perfect summer meal filled with flavor, color, and lots of nutritional perks, too. Loaded with over 7 grams of fiber, plenty of protein, moderate amounts of carbohydrate, and heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids, I am not… Read more →

Money Matters: Foil-Baked Fish with Black Beans and Corn


While I would love and adore to buy everything organic, local, and all that jazz…it is simply not feasible (for me) for a lot of reasons. Accessibility and cost being the main barriers. It’s also not feasible because I would have a husband ready to go ballistic over my spending and… well, I just don’t… Read more →

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