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

Baked Buffalo Meatballs

Every once in awhile I crave buffalo wings but not because of the chicken itself. It’s because my tastebuds want to taste the vinegary notes of the buffalo sauce on them. So, I was perusing Pinterest and saw a recipe for Taco Meatballs and thought to myself, “If someone can make Taco Meatballs, I canRead more

Mushroom Stroguignon

Mushroom Stroguignon. What is THAT, you ask? It is my meatless version of Beef Bourguignon and Beef Stroganoff. As I was cooking and plating I thought, this recipe is basically bourguignon and stroganoff combined. I had fun making and re-creating this recipe. I adapted  Smitten Kitchen’s Mushroom Bourguignon. Mushroom Stroguignon 240z package Baby Bella Mushrooms,Read more

Carnival of Bow Ties Pasta

I am very embarrassed to talk about this but my pantry is in a very, very sad state. It’s actually my least favorite space of the house. I really have no idea what my pantry houses. It does not have a light in it and I think that’s the biggest problem. A problem that needsRead 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

Down & Out & Doing Better

I know that I have been missing from the blog world for a bit but I’m feeling better now. For those of you who didn’t know, I have been sick for the past 3 weeks! While I was sick, I struggled A LOT with drinking enough water and even eating enough food. It was terrible.Read 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

Fresh Tomato Salsa

I have been playing around with this recipe for awhile now and I feel like I’m finally happy with it so, I thought I’d share it. I know there are a couple of you that have been waiting for this recipe and here it is, FINALLY! [If you are using a regular blender, I suggestRead more