Posts by: Elise Schwartz

Shamrock Shake (GUEST POST!)

This is a St. Patrick’s Day inspired recipe from my friend Lyra at Back on Track Family Chiropractic in Wisconsin.  I caught the words “Shamrock Shake” as I skimmed through my News Feed on Facebook and my eyes halted on Lyra’s status which had this recipe laid out, ready for me to try!  And no…

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Basil Chicken in Coconut-Curry Sauce

Curry is probably my absolute favorite flavor when it comes to dinner.  Eating out, I always opt for the curry dish on the menu, whether it’s a super spicy dish or a more mild, coconut-curry dish like this one.  Dave and I have cut way back on eating out in the past year, and in…

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Homemade Guacamole

Did you know that making your own, fresh guacamole could be so easy and so worth it?  Homemade guac has a much more intense flavor than the store bought variety — and it’s cheaper if you make it yourself, too!  Guacamole is a great condiment in place of ranch dressing, chip dips, or sometimes even…

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Kombucha Update

I wanted to post this picture as one of our friends recently asked a great question.  We had given her one of our baby SCOBY’s last week and she had started her first batch of Kombucha this week.  Her question was that her SCOBY was forming a white patch on it, is that mold?  My…

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Favorite Fruit Salad

This is a yummy treat to enjoy when you have a sweet craving! Favorite Fruit Salad6 servings 8 oz organic full fat Greek yogurt1/3 cup fresh squeezed orange juice1 tsp ground cinnamon2 Granny Smith apples, chopped2 cups organic red and/or green grapes, halved1/2 cup raw almonds, chopped Mix Greek yogurt, orange juice and cinnamon in…

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Orange Honey Grilled Chicken

A sweet yet savory dish perfect for spring!  We broke out the grill, used what we had left in the kitchen and gave it a shot — really enjoyed it!  It’s a great change from the traditionally plain salt and pepper topping to chicken.  We grilled this up with sliced bell peppers and orange wedges….

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Orange Honey Grilled Chicken

A sweet yet savory dish perfect for spring!  We broke out the grill, used what we had left in the kitchen and gave it a shot — really enjoyed it!  It’s a great change from the traditionally plain salt and pepper topping to chicken.  We grilled this up with sliced bell peppers and orange wedges….

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Steak Tips with Savory Mushroom Sauce

This is a great dish to WoW company with, and is straightforward enough to be a quick dinner fix.  Try this — grilled steak tips with a slightly salty, super savory mushroom sauce (that can accompany any cut of beef really).  Serve with a side of just about any hearty vegetable (roasted asparagus, steamed broccoli,…

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