The Kitchen Diva

Cook well, eat well, live well”¦ for me, it’s not about avoiding certain foods — it’s actually about adding new foods and creating recipes using familiar ingredients that are healthy, unique and incredibly delicious. There is so much I want to do in life and I need good health to accomplish my goals. Did I mention that I also like to have fun? I never want to feel like creating a delicious meal is a chore. Cooking should be a fun, appealing, stirring and even ELECTRIFYING experience. I can show you how to be a Kitchen Diva, too, by preparing healthy recipes with sass and soul. The Diva is never dull! Let’s cook.

Cure the Back-to-School Lunchbox Blues

Cure the Back-to-School Lunchbox Blues

School’s here again, which means so is your daily lunch-making routine. For healthy, safe and fun away-from-home meals, keep these lunchbox-packing tips in mind. And try my recipe for Caramel Apple Dip! It’s a sweet addition to any lunch, ...
Grilled Lemon Tofu with Carrot Cashew Slaw

Grilled Lemon Tofu with Carrot Cashew Slaw

Bright yellow, tart and tangy, lemons are one of nature’s most versatile, delicious and healthy fruits. They add a refreshing burst of flavor to any recipe. And since they’re available year round, lemons are an accessible and affordable i ...
Summer Squash Pizza

Summer Squash Pizza

If you’ve run out of creativity before you’ve run out of squash, fear not. I’ve got a unique recipe your whole family will love. Squash is deliciously versatile and can be prepared in casseroles, as croquettes, stir-fried, stuffed, ...
Two Non-Dairy Ice Cream Recipes

Two Non-Dairy Ice Cream Recipes

Like many of you, one of my favorite ways to cool off is with a bowl of ice cream, except I prefer to make mine dairy-free.   My recipes for Non-Dairy Frozen Vanilla Custard or the Non-Dairy Banana Walnut Frozen Custard are delicious and healthy ways ...
An Asian Sandwich with a French Twist

An Asian Sandwich with a French Twist

A sandwich is the perfect way to enjoy a simple, yet filling meal. If your taste buds are tired of traditional fare, it’s time to explore sandwiches from other cultures. A modern Vietnamese bahn mi (pronounced BUN-mee) sandwich is a delicious m ...