Recipe Redux – Oven Dried Grape Tomatoes

Oven Dried Grape Tomatoes

This month’s Recipe Redux theme is “Get Your Dehydrator On” to show how you can preserve the season’s best produce for later. I don’t own a dehydrator, but a low, slow oven as well as time can turn out the same results. We are at the end of tomato season, so it is the perfect time […]

Menu Plan Monday – June 16

Biscuits

Hope everyone had a wonderful Father’s Day. We spent it with family though started the day with a special breakfast, including homemade whole wheat biscuits. Every now and again, I just love a good biscuit. This one is flaky and tender just as a biscuit should be, I’ll post the recipe soon. And it really […]

Garden Mushroom Meatloaf – Recipe Redux

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  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by The Mushroom Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.  Looking for ways to stretch your meat to save money? Wanting to find ways to boost the nutrition of your recipes? Mushrooms […]

Recipe Redux – Pumpkin Chai Waffles

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This month’s Recipe Redux theme is all about tea and using tea as an inspiration for healthy dishes. I just love Chai and created my own blend back in the winter when I made my Hot Chai Dark Chocolate Mix. Using tea as an inspiration, I whipped up this batch of Pumpkin Chai Waffles. Yes, […]

Recipe Redux – Roasted Dill Carrots

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This month’s theme for Recipe Redux is treasured cookware – some sort of inherited cookware from a loved one with a healthy recipe to go along with it. My grandmother, Mima, passed away 18 years ago Easter weekend, which was coincidentally one of her favorite holidays. Her passing had a profound impact on me, and still […]

Recipe for Cucumber Ranch Dressing

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What is it about ranch dressing that people love so much? I admit, I’m a sucker for a good ranch dressing too. And my children love it. I’m fine with it being used as a dip with veggies – especially when it gets my children to eat more vegetables. And I love a good cucumber […]

In Honor Of National Nutrition Month….Roasting Vegetables

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples

March is National Nutrition Month® and this year’s theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” One area where most people fall short is eating vegetables. In my experience, people don’t know how to prepare them to bring out there natural sweetness. That is where roasting comes into play.  To keep reading, visit my original […]

Creamy Veggie Ravioli Casserole

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Every now and then I get a whim to veer from my planned menu and create a dish based upon my mood. Sometimes it needs tweaking and other times I surprise myself at how good the first time is! The is one of those latter times. I had planned on making my Ravioli Zucchini Casserole […]

Recipe Redux: Butternut Squash, Caramelized Onion, Kale and Pesto Pizza

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What a most lovely mouthful – to say and eat! This month’s Recipe Redux challenge is all about pizza, one of America’s favorite foods. We love pizza night at our house and make it quite often. I love to do a pizza bar and set out a variety of toppings so that everyone can make […]

Top 13 Posts of 2013

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The last day of the year, and what a year it has been. There are so many fun things on the horizon for 2014, and a new venture I can’t wait to tell you all about, though it will have to wait a little longer (sorry to be such a tease!). In the meantime, it […]