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 »

olive oil, olives

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 »

Cabbage Ideas

What to Do With Cabbage

In Ideas On July 6, 2014 0 Comments

You likely realize that cabbage can be used in a salad to give it added crunch, used as a base for a veggie wrap and shredded and put… Read More »

Camping Cooler

Healthy Camping Food Ideas

In Ideas On June 29, 2014 0 Comments

Camping is one of our family’s favorite summertime activities. Getting out in nature, swimming, fishing (well, the rest of the family fishes), enjoying each others company and…of course…… Read More »

Quinoa Ideas

What to Do with Quinoa

In Ideas On June 22, 2014 0 Comments

Just a few years ago, hardly anyone had even heard of Quinoa. Today, it’s considered practically a super food. I’m not sure I’d go that far, but it… Read More »

Ideas for Black Beans

What to Do with Black Beans

In Ideas On June 15, 2014 0 Comments

The great thing about black beans is that even die hard meat eaters can enjoy a good black bean taco. They have a great texture, wonderful taste, and… Read More »

Quinoa Polenta Appetizer

Organic Quinoa Polenta with Sauteed Vegetables

In Appetizers, Side Dishes On June 11, 2014 0 Comments

Well, this was definitely a risky experiment. I was at my favorite Mediterranean / European grocery yesterday. They have all kinds of great sauces, seasonings, oils, olives and vinegars…. Read More »


Mushroom & Cheese Stuffed Shells

In All Recipes, One Dish Meals & Casseroles, Pasta and Noodles On June 11, 2014 0 Comments

I come from a long line of pasta lovers. It started back when my great aunt married an Italian man who loved to cook. They had a house… Read More »


Deep Fried Hand Pies with Fruit

In All Recipes, Baked Goods, Fruits On June 10, 2014 0 Comments

Being from Tennessee I grew up on good ol’ southern fried foods. Yes, the artery clogging kind that makes me cringe just thinking about today. While I try… Read More »


Blueberry Salsa with Cilantro

In All Recipes, Dips and Sauces On June 9, 2014 0 Comments

Last year we had an abundance of fresh blueberries and my freezer was packed. By mid-winter my family was burned out on blueberry pancakes, muffins, sauces, pies and… Read More »

Cheese Biscuits

Perfect Cheesy Biscuits

In All Recipes, Baked Goods On June 9, 2014 0 Comments

I am not a big bread eater but DO love biscuits! Hubby wants bread of some kind at every meal, so I am always on the lookout for… Read More »