Dijon Vinaigrette

Aside from a really good Caesar, I kind of hate salad.  Well, I like most of the ingredients, I just hate all of the processed salad dressings that generally go on top of a homemade salad.  Why smother all of those fresh veggies, nutrients, and goodness with the chemicals found in a low-fat, zero flavor … [Follow your taste buds…]

Sparkling Raspberry Wine Cooler

We had an incredible summer, that’s for sure.  Not only was it 70 degrees or more for the vast majority of the summer in Anchorage (last summer, the average temperature was 48), but we also had great weather when we traveled to Michigan and California.  It’s hard to leave Alaska in the summertime because it … [Follow your taste buds…]

Smoked Halibut Dip

You’d never know by looking outside that spring is here and summer is right around the corner.  It is currently dumping snow and we have accumulated at least 6 inches since we woke up this morning.  We bought me a brand new super fancy road bike earlier this week, so of course Father Winter had … [Follow your taste buds…]

Panko Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Downward dog, half moon, warrior 1 or 2 or 3 (or 4 is on the floor), clavicle, ischial tuberosity, piriformis, “23 yogis”, garudasana, ustrasana, vrksasana, mulabanda, vyana vayu, Ganesh, the Trimurti, and more.  That’s been my life for the last month as we are deep in the heart of Yoga Teacher Training.  And when not … [Follow your taste buds…]

Chicken Roulade

Chicken, feta, lemon, spices?  What more can you ask for?  Not much, in my opinion.  Zesty, creamy, flavorful, healthy?  It’s great!  This seemingly fancy roulade (it even has a fancy name!) was very easy to make.  I like dishes that look they took hours to make, but in fact just took minutes.  It’s all about … [Follow your taste buds…]