Recipe Redux – Cauliflower Celery Root Baked Potato Soup

The theme of this month’s Recipe Redux is A Trend in Every Pot – combining soup, perfect for this time of year, with at least one of ingredients from the predicted 2013 food trends. By the way, Janet Helm has a terrific summary of all of the 2013 food trends. I love soup, and you […]

Menu Plan Monday – January 7

Hope everyone’s 2013 is off to a great start! I still can’t believe it is the new year. I’m not much of a resolution maker, though in the past I have set SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely) goals. Last year, I tried a one-word theme (“intentional”) for the year, which really resonated with me. […]

My Top 10 Recipes of 2012

I love creating new recipes for my family that I get to share with all of you. 2012 was a crazy year as I adjusted to life with 2 children and I didn’t have as much time as I would have liked for creativity in the kitchen. Taking part in the monthly Recipe Redux challenges […]

7 Tips for Enjoying Holiday Meals With Your Infant

This holiday season will be my daughter’s first. She turns 1 year old in January. While she is eating a wide variety of foods and textures, she isn’t quite to the point of eating everything we do. For our holiday celebrations I will have to make some modifications so that she can enjoy our traditional […]

Recipe Redux – Broccoli Casserole

This months Recipe Redux theme is vintage side dishes. It took me a little while to come up with a dish to do as I come from a long line of Southern cooks and the options are many. Casseroles are a mainstay in their repertoire and one of my favorites at all of our holiday […]

Menu Plan Monday – November 5

This past week felt like one of these weeks where everything that could go wrong did. Though I feel I have no right to complain after the devastation the Northeast has been through from Hurricane Sandy. It is hard to imagine what many are still going through almost a week later. And it is crazy […]

Spring Onion Casserole

  In honor of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Recipe Redux and The Soyfoods Council have teamed up for a “How to…Tofu” Recipe Challenge to encourage people to eat more soy in their diet. Soy has great nutritional benefits, including being a high-quality protein source, and research indicates that it may play […]

Menu Plan Monday – October 8

Yesterday we did my favorite fall activity – apple picking at Mercier Orchards! We went last year for the first time and it will always be an annual event for our family. It was pretty chilly and overcast, but that did not deter us from our fun. The apples are not sprayed with pesticides so […]

Menu Plan Monday – July 30

I’m so excited for the Summer Olympics! I always love watching the Olympics, summer or winter. This year was good timing so close after the end of the Tour de France, one of my other favorite sporting events to watch. What are your favorite sports to watch? Okay, on to the food. This past week, […]

MSPI, A Nutrition Mystery Solved – Part III

[This is a 3 part series discussing MSPI. Read Part I and Part II for more information on what is MSPI and my personal story.] So what on earth do I eat that doesn’t contain soy or dairy? Well, there are actually many more choices than people realize. And there are certainly many more options […]