Easy to make (these are “no bake”!). Portable. Quality fuel. And tasty!!
This sounds and looks so elegant, especially when having guests over for dinner, but it’s surprisingly simple.« Continue »
Grilling season is upon us!! And I couldn’t be happier. Besides the fact that grilled food seems to taste a hundred times better, it also usually means less clean-up in the kitchen. Win-win. « Continue »
We were hoping Mother Nature would hear us talking about “burgers”, and give us the opportunity to grill. I don’t know where the miscommunication took place, but she sent snow flurries instead. Seriously?« Continue »
I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making cabbage rolls for quite some time now. The task always seemed a bit daunting between cooking cabbage leaves, roasting vegetables, assembling the stuffing, and baking.« Continue »
I’ve tried a variety of stuffed pepper recipes. What I’ve learned from my experimentation is there is really only ONE key ingredient.« Continue »
After thoroughly enjoying my first experience with roasted celery, I was itching to incorporate it into a dish. On Sunday, I had volunteered to bring a vegetarian side-dish to Jeff and Marla‘s house, since Jeff’s mom does not eat meat. It was the perfect opportunity to introduce roasted celery to everyone!« Continue »
Bob and I like to rotate our meals between containing animal protein, seafood and being vegetarian or vegan. This way of eating works best for us, as we have never found that subscribing to one strict way of eating was significantly more beneficial than another. I know we are fortunate, as not all people feel great eating all types of food, whether it be wheat, animal products, dairy, etc.« Continue »
For me, any recipe that says “stuffed” is code for “Fancy, shmancy”! Especially one like this.
I’ve made Italian Stuffed Chicken Breasts in the past, but this time I wanted to change up the flavors a bit. I scrounged around for a couple of ingredients that I thought would work well together. The result did not disappoint!« Continue »
They are sneaky because they are unexpectedly healthy.
Because they have more protein and fiber than their less-healthy counterparts.
Because they are so easy to make, that even I could do it!
Oh, and, they are made with beans. See? Sneaky!« Continue »
In anticipation of Thanksgiving (my favorite holiday!), I’ve been craving the flavors associated with that fantastic dinner: warm dishes, full of savory herbs, accented by seasonal vegetables and fruits. « Continue »
Lettuce wraps are genius! I’ve definitely been on a kick with them lately, since I’ve had bibb lettuce in the house.« Continue »
Last week, one of my Friday’s Five pointed out a recipe that had caught my attention. I was intrigued with the idea of adding pumpkin to chili after reading about it on Corrie Anne’s blog. I asked her if the chili tasted pumpkin-y (because that didn’t sound very appealing), and she replied that it didn’t and instead offered a creaminess and thickness to the chili. Interesting!« Continue »
People can’t say enough about the nutritional benefits of kale. It’s full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. « Continue »
Have you ever been cooking dinner, and realized that it looked “blah”? Sure it might have potential to taste great, but aesthetically, the meal needs some help.« Continue »