Author: Marla Meridith

Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Roasted Beets

By Marla Meridith / July 24th

There's nothing like kicking off the week in a healthy and tasty way. For #MeatlessMonday I've prepared this Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Roasted Beets. It's wonderfully delicious and filled with great for you ingredients. Roasted beets are so good for you and very simple to prepare. Just use this recipe for my Perfectly Roasted Beets to get them right ...Read More

Pretty Prints for Fall

By Marla Meridith / July 22nd

I LOVE prints and patterns. Did you know I used to be a textile designer? A long time ago (way before my blogging days) my job was creating patterns for fabrics. My major in at Syracuse University was Advertising, but I chose Surface Pattern Design as my true love. I graduated in 4 years, but added another year just to ...Read More

Boozy Mango Milkshakes

By Marla Meridith / July 20th

Happy Thirsty Thursday everyone! I hope you've had a productive week. Now it's time to set our sites on weekend fun. If you are craving a sweet treat with a boozy twist then this shake will definitely tempt your tastebuds.  Boozy Mango Milkshakes are decadent and refreshing on steamy summer days. Rum in drinks hasn't been the trend lately, but here ...Read More

Salmon en Papillote with Summer Vegetables

By Marla Meridith / July 18th

One of my favorite ways to cook fish is in parchment paper. Have you ever tried this method? It seals in all the juices and steams the fish as it cooks. This yields very tender fish that's infused with the herbs, veggies and seasonings that you wrap it with. It's also a very healthy way to prepare your food. My Salmon ...Read More

Veggie Couscous with Creamy Avocado Dressing

By Marla Meridith / July 12th

I'm so excited to share this fresh summer salad with you! It's imple to prepare for quick lunches at home and equally as great for picnics (no mayo so no worry) and summer potlucks. Bet you will also find the avocado dressing to be a keeper. Use it on all your favorite salads. A great way to incorporate healthy plant ...Read More

Essential Sun Care Products for Sensitive Skin

By Marla Meridith / July 10th

The warm summer sun is a very beautiful thing. That said, the sun for me and for lots of other folks is something more to avoid than bask in. I seek shade when I can and sun protective clothing and creams are a must! My skin is very sensitive to the suns rays, so keeping it as protected as I ...Read More

Cherry Mango Smoothie

By Marla Meridith / July 7th

Happy Friday! What's your plan for the weekend? With steamy summer temps we need cool drinks to refresh and invigorate. My Cherry Mango Smoothie is your ticket to sweet sipping no matter what your plans. This fruity drink is chock full of natural nourishment and delicious greatness. Want a little more fun? Add a boozy twist with a shot of ...Read More

Grilled Banana Splits

By Marla Meridith / July 6th

Have you noticed the remodel here at MM? It's been a long process (hello 1 1/2 years) but finally we all have a new and improved website. Not only does it look way more fashionable, but you will be able to find all the things you love way quicker. I'll take you through the site soon on Facebook Live. In ...Read More

July 4th Fashions Worthy of Fireworks!

By Marla Meridith / June 14th

With summer in full swing and July right around the corner, it's time to think about July 4th! I absolutely LOVE this time of year. It's so festive and fun. Here in Telluride we go all out for Independence Day celebrations. We have an iconic small town parade that increases the population of our mountain town by about 10X. It's the time to wave ...Read More

Italian Tortellini Salad

By Marla Meridith /

  Salads are what we all crave this time of the year. This Italian Tortellini Salad is so delicious, perfect on it's own or served as a side with your grilled favorites. Chock full of hearty ingredients: Italian salami, olives, marinated artichokes, parmesan cheese and more. This mayo-free salad is great to take on long hikes and camping trips too. I dressed it with my ...Read More