Portabella Strogonoff

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

PortabellaMy kids love pasta. I love pasta too, however my waistline does not love pasta. (more…)

Lentil Burgers….

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

lentelLentil burgers—who knew these could be so good. It’s funny last time I made these I asked my son, “So do you like these?”  His response was “Yes, but don’t tell anyone.”  (more…)

Vegetarian Shepherds Pie

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

sheppieIn our quest to eat healthy meals we have been diligently working on trying new recipes. It has been fun finding and tweaking recipes that will work for our family.  One of our new family favorites is Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie. (more…)

Black Bean Soup

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

blackbeanSoup really makes a delicious meal on a cold winter day. Normally, on cold days I make beef stew or chilli. I know my family tires of these meals as do I. So I decided to expand my soup recipes. (more…)

White Bean and Turkey Soup

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

whitebeanturkeyThe colder weather is perfect for soup. I like soup but my kids do not really care for it much. I have been experimenting with a lot of recipes lately and thankful most of them have resulted in success. Right after thanksgiving we had left over turkey so I decided to try to make a White Bean and Turkey Soup. (more…)

Burrito calzone

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

calzoneAs we try to implement more vegetarian and meatless meals into our diets we are trying lots of new things. So far all of them have been successful. A new family favorite is the Burrito Calzone. (more…)

Homemade Applesauce

Monday, October 28th, 2013

b1Last year after our annual fall trip to Mercier Orchards I made homemade applesauce. It turned out super yummy. (more…)

How to Cook a Fresh Pumpkin

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

autumn_tableauA few weeks ago I posted a recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread, made from fresh pumpkin. I thought it might be helpful if I posted a recipe for how to prepare a fresh pumpkin in order to be used in a variety of seasonal fall recipes. (more…)

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Friday, October 4th, 2013

pumpkin-308415-m Fall is finally here. With the arrival of  fall comes the arrival of pumpkin season. I love all of the pumpkin recipes that help make the season taste so good. (more…)

FTB- Glazed Pork Chops

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

GlazedPorkbToday I made glazed pork chops with rice and sautéed spinach with berries. I found a basic recipe but made  several changes to it because I did not have all of the ingredients that the recipe called for. (more…)