Zucchini is a wonder food and so versatile. It has abundant levels of manganese and vitamin C, both of which help to keep the heart strong. Today we have a great recipe that we make in our own kitchen with our garden fresh zucchini every summer. We really liked the texture of squash spirals. The center of the zucchini is removed, and that is the part that can get a little… Read More »Caramelized Cabbage with Spiralized Zucchini w/ Bowties
When I was a kid I was a picky eater. I had a handful of things that I considered edible and anything else was left behind. No amount of begging and bargaining would get me to eat my veggies. My family tried everything to convince me that veggies were good to eat and not for feeding the dog. I, however, wasn't convinced. I remember one evening my Gram had made… Read More »Please Pass the Peas: Chickpea Pot Pie Recipe
Breakfast is one of those meals that I could eat any time of day. I HATE mornings, so when I have to get up early I want food that is simple, hot, and doesn't make too much of a mess. These three recipes made in cupcake tins are perfect for making ahead of time and popping in the microwave on the way to the airport.
Dinner is my favorite time to create. I put on some music, sip a little wine, and let the aromas of the kitchen come to life. But sometimes I don't feel like spending an hour or more in the kitchen and something quick fits much better. So something as simple as a burger can become even better with some time and effort. One night I felt creative, looking through the… Read More »Goat Cheese and Chocolate Balsamic glazed veggie burgers
This weekend we headed out to Portland, Oregon. Hubby and I celebrated our anniversary, and this was the best thing I could think of. Food, a get-away, and… geeking out at Heroes and Villains Fest! This weekend the weather was unusually warm for January and perfect for getting out and walking around the city. And boy did we do some walking! A mini-vacay I’ve been to Portland a few times,… Read More »Geeking Out in Portland