October 28, 2017

When I make waffles or pancakes I aim to make enough to freeze some for future mornings.  I had the same intention for my little family of 3 but there were none left. And my 4-year-old asked for some the next morning. How do Chocolate Chip Waffles sound to you?  My fri...

October 26, 2017

Vegetable soups are some of my favorite meals especially when it’s cool outside. They are warm, filling, abundantly filled with vegetables, satisfying, and can be used as part of a cleanse.  Not to mention you can eat until your heart is content and you won’t see the p...

October 20, 2017

Are you short on time and want a gumbo?  How does less than 1-hour sound?  The chicken will shred and the sausage is soft.

October 19, 2017

It wasn’t until I had to make my own roux that I started experimenting with flour and oil combinations. I quickly realized that I did not need equal parts flour to oil but that I could reduce the oil and end up with a great roux with less fat.  That’s a win, win!

October 17, 2017

This morning we are evaluating eggs in our household.  Are eggs the 1 food that can take on so may preparations without needing any other ingredient?  I wonder.  There is raw, soft boiled, semi-soft boiled, boiled, fried, sunny-side up, over-easy and scrambled.  Did I...

October 16, 2017

There are foods that bring you back in time to your childhood and potato salad is one of those dishes for me.  It seemed in my family that potato salad was in the same category as a green salad and could be served with any meal.  I know better today but that doesn’t st...

October 14, 2017

I know that cooking vegetables can be intimidating to some people.  The other don’t know and its too hard dish is the preparation and cooking of fish.  Both of these are pretty simple and I am big advocate of less is best.

October 11, 2017

I will admit to eating this smoothie bowl for dinner.  It was late and time was getting away from me.   I looked in the refrigerator and nothing fit my mood so a smoothie bowl it was for dinner that night.  It is easy to get a full meal from a smoothie bowl if you pack...

October 9, 2017

There are a hand full of dishes that all, well most, kids love and spaghetti is on that list.  Spaghetti is a great dish that parents can make to increase their child’s vegetable intake without a fight.  If your child won’t eat vegetables cooked and cubed, puree them a...

October 7, 2017

Do you have those days when it’s just easier to drink your meal than to sit down and chew?  I have those days a lot.  Not to mention, on most days, I would just rather have a smoothie or smoothie bowl.

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