Try It Out Thursday: Tortilla Soup

Try it Out Thursday Try It Out Thursday is dedicated to recipes, products or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes and craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will help me wade through the many pins andRead more

Try It Out Thursday: Italian Wedding Soup

Try it Out Thursday Try It Out Thursday is dedicated to recipes, products or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes and craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will help me wade through the many pins andRead more

Zucchini Brown Rice Casserole

I love me some zucchini and when I have the time, this will be one of the first things I try to grow in my backyard! I love that you can add zucchini to almost everything. I love that it fits different flavor profiles. I love that the texture  is different if it is made intoRead more

Summer Salad Blend

With all this HOT weather my household has been eating more and more salad. It’s easy to put together, it’s fresh, it’s crisp and everyone gets to choose what they want to add to it. I started buying “mixed” salads and slaws at first but then I realized that I could make my own salad blendRead more

Follow Your Heart

I have a life post for you all tonight. It’s something that has been on my mind for awhile now. I keep seeing these t-shirts and pieces of wall art everywhere that say, “Follow Your Heart”. I always say to myself, “That is NOT sound advice.” I was looking ahead in my daily calendar and inRead more

Cauliflower Tarts

Cauliflower is The Mister’s “arch nemesis. . . the bane of his existence” but as for me and my house we will still eat the cauliflower. We made a deal because of something that went down a couple months back. He MUST eat the cauliflower if I serve it to him. It doesn’t mean heRead more

Cauliflower Steaks & Other Roasted Veggies

Today is the first time I have felt like myself in 4 days. I’ve hardly left my bedroom and hardly eaten anything. I’m pretty sure that no matter what my doctor said, I’ve had strep. When you lie around all day and night crying because you can’t swallow anything, not even your own spit, thereRead more

Black Bean Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes. I really do. Everytime I saw someone eat one, I just thought—bleh, who wants a potato that tastes sweet? Not I! Well, in finding out that they are better for me than regular potatoes, and also finding that there are health benefits  to them, I decided to give them a try.Read more

Vanilla Orange Blossom Granola

Making healthier choices is proving to be good for me! I’ve even ventured back into the kitchen this past week. I have found that if I prepare all my protein for the week then it’s so much easier to make a healthy choice later on. This week, I decided that I wanted to make myRead more