The Great Sweet Pea Arugula Wonton Ravioli Race

In Appetizers, Pasta and Noodles On August 29, 2014 0 Comments

My son and his buddy (both aspiring chefs) were testing out some new recipes at his friend’s house. They were looking for things that could be used as… Read More »


Spinach Artichoke Dip

In Appetizers On August 21, 2014 0 Comments

Woot woot! Its football season again… well, pre-season anyway. No matter what team you root for, if you’re a football fan like I am, you and your family… Read More »


Broccoli & Cheese Soup In Bread Bowls

In Soups On August 21, 2014 0 Comments

Normally we think of soup as a cold weather food but my family has been on a soup and side-salad kick the past couple of weeks. Our schedules… Read More »


Potato & Leek Soup

In Soups On August 21, 2014 0 Comments

Today was another soup day and having a large bag of potatoes, I decided it was potato soup day. I didn’t want plain potato soup though. I find… Read More »

chocolate fondue

Vegan Fondue Ideas

In Appetizers, Side Dishes On August 12, 2014 0 Comments

We love fondue and it’s easy to come up with a lot of fondue recipes for the meat eaters in the family. But recently I’ve been experimenting with… Read More »

Smothered or Wet Burrito

One-Dish Smothered Burritos

In One Dish Meals & Casseroles On August 6, 2014 0 Comments

Last week I was talking with my sister about when we were kids and how our taste buds have changed over the years. Some things we used to… Read More »

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The Free Vegan Meal Planner

In Vegetarian Mains On August 5, 2014 0 Comments

Menu and meal planning can be difficult on a good day, but if you’re in the process of changing your diet it’s nice to have some help. There… Read More »

Raspberry Spinach Salad

Raspberry Spinach Salad

In Salad On August 3, 2014 0 Comments

For the past month the temperatures have been soaring. Some days it was unbearably hot and literally sucked the energy right out of me.  I love summer time… Read More »

Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake

In Baked Goods On August 1, 2014 0 Comments

Last week was my mom’s birthday. My daughter asked her how old she was and mom said 32. That is definitely not the case since I’m older than… Read More »

eEgg Avocado & Tomato Breakfast Sandwich

Egg, Avocado & Tomato Breakfast Sandwich

In Breakfast On July 30, 2014 0 Comments

I love seeing my kids cook. It’s such a joy to watch them try new things and learn which ingredients go together for the best flavors. While my… Read More »

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Health Benefits of Olive Oil

In Vegetables On July 30, 2014 0 Comments

Lately there has been controversy over whether or not olive oil offers health benefits. I tend to think of it as a heart-healthy oil, but I’m very interested… Read More »


All about Mushrooms

In Vegetables On July 14, 2014 0 Comments

Hardly any other food elicits a love it or hate it response like mushrooms. But, like many things, you can learn to like them if you know how… Read More »