Recipe for Cucumber Ranch Dressing

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

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

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

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 […]

Roasted Carrot Souffle and Pompeian Grapeseed Oil Review

Disclosure: I received a free bottle of Pompeian Grapeseed Oil to test. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Cooking spray is one of my must-haves in the kitchen. I use it almost daily for a variety of tasks in the kitchen from cooking eggs, greasing baking dishes to a quick spritz on a measuring […]

Recipe Redux: Slow Cooker Mediterranean Salmon

I really wasn’t sure I was going to take part in this month’s Recipe Redux as I knew I would be busy at the annual food and nutrition convention of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. However, when I saw the theme, The No-Casserole Crock Pot, I knew I couldn’t miss it. Those of you […]

Eating on Vacation and Ravioli Zucchini Casserole

While it feels like summer is over as school is already in session in some parts of the country, like here in Atlanta, there are still a few weeks left of summer vacation for other parts of the country. I had intended to post this a while back, but well, life got in the way […]

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken and Vegetable Curry

This past weekend we went to our local farmers market. It is the first time I’ve been this season. We always have other things going on, but I was glad to finally make it. I was working on a post for another site about taking children to the farmers market, so I decided to take my […]

Breakfast Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Breakfast pizza is something I grew up eating. My father is a great cook, though he mainly keeps to meat and breakfast for his repertoire. Somewhere along the line when I was young, he started finding all kinds of recipes that he would make on Sunday morning or for holidays. Breakfast pizza was one that stuck […]

National Nutrition Month and Seasonal Eats

March is National Nutrition Month and this year is the 40th anniversary of the observation. Each year is a different theme helping people focus on different aspects of eating a healthy diet. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day.” I was on Better Mornings Atlanta this morning showcasing this year’s theme as […]