Less Stress in 2015

This year, my phrase or theme is going to be LESS STRESS and my theme verses will be: “You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!”                                       Read more

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes are some of my favorite things to eat year round.  Last night I was trying to figure out what I was going to make for dinner. I wanted it to be simple. It didn’t need to be done in 15 minutes, I just wanted something that didn’t require me to stand in theRead 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

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

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

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

Try it Out Thursday: Paleo Kale Banana Smoothie

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- Baked Arancini (aka Rice Balls)

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