Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

ChickenI discovered a great Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken recipe a few weeks ago. However, when I examined the recipe closely I found that it contained entirely too many grams of fat. (more…)

Bacon and Spinach Cassrole

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

baconI discovered a quick and delicious recipe that the family loves. I found a variation of this online, but modified it to fit our taste. The recipe I found online did not include onion or mushrooms. (more…)

Family Dinners

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

lamb_ribI find it very disturbing that many families no longer share a dinner time together. I know families that never eat dinner together for one reason or another. People look at me like I am crazy when they find out I cook almost every night of the week and we actually sit down as a family to eat. (more…)

Making time to cook

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

thanksgiving_tableOne of my co-workers recently asked me how I found the time to cook almost every night of the week. She asked this question after having lunch with me daily for several weeks. She was amazed that I always have something home cooked for lunch.  (more…)

Crock-Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

PeppersI don’t use my crock-pot very often. The problem I have found with using the crock pot is that I either have to get up early in the morning to prepare the meal for the crock-pot or I have to work later into the evening to prepare the meal. (more…)

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

soupEating healthy non-processed foods can become boring after a time. In order to conquer our boredom with the same old stuff over and over again I am trying to find recipes that will add variety to our meals.  (more…)

Vegetable & Bacon Egg Muffins

Friday, January 16th, 2015

vegetabel eggLast week I was thinking about a meal option that I could pre-make and then just heat up for a quick breakfast or pack in a lunch that would be easy to reheat. I scoured the internet for recipes and saw several “egg muffin” recipes that looked promising. (more…)

Creamy Butternut Squash

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Smoked-Maple-Butternut-Squash-2David and I are really trying to eat better this year. That means that it is time for some new recipes to hit the books. This week I decided to try a vegetable that we hardly ever eat. I think I have prepared butternut squash only one other time in my life.  (more…)

Christmas Cookies

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

cookies“Christmas cookies and happy hearts, this is how the holiday starts” Unknown

For as long as David and I have been married I have baked frosted sugar cookies every Christmas. When the kids came along the cookie tradition continued it just changed a little. (more…)

Thankfulness Day 13- My Friend Earl

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

coffeeDrink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves — slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. ~Thich Nat Hahn

Today I am thankful for my friend Earl and his friend Lady Grey. Yes, today I am talking about tea. If you know me you know that I am a hot tea person. I really enjoy any flavor and love to try new teas. My cabinet is bursting with flavored teas of all sorts.  (more…)