I have a few secrets for surviving the holidays. The first is I let go of perfection years ago. I no longer strive for the perfect decor, or over the top decorations. In fact now there are some years I
You don’t have to be a vegetarian like me to enjoy Portobello Mushroom recipes. In fact, many vegetarians use portobello mushrooms as a meat substitute because of their flavor and texture which makes them a favorite among the meat-eaters and
Corn dogs. Nothing takes me back to elementary school faster than the smell of one. Oh sure, for most people they probably conjer up the sights and sounds of the County Fair, but not me. It’s the sticky lunchroom with
Plain cheeseburger? Not at our house! My hubby deserves better, so this week while I was shopping at our new Walmart Superstore, I picked up some ingredients to make my husband a unique twist on the standard cheeseburger.
Somewhere around my 50th birthday I noticed certain foods that had never been a problem, were now starting to create uncomfortable symptoms for me. Sadly, there were some of my favorite foods – cheese, ice cream, and some brands of
Pumpkin is for more than pies! It’s time to start thinking about eating these fabulous gourds year round and not just during harvest season in the fall. While I don’t normally suggest eating fruits and veggies out of season, pumpkin
Spring is here and for much of the US that means it times to dig the outdoor grill out of the garage or out from under the snow. For those of us in Seattle, it’s business as usual. We grill
What are Enfrijoladas? They’re a a delightfully easy and delicious Mexican entree made with black beans (canned beans in this case for convenience, but you could certainly make your own as well. I like to make mine in my pressure
I love eggs and as a vegetarian, they’re one of my main protein sources. But I’m picking about the eggs I eat. I’ve used one of my favorite brands, Eggland’s Best, in this recipe I created as a cross between
Who doesn’t love a quick and easy recipe? This Penne Pasta with Pine Nuts recipe takes about 10 minutes from start to finish and it’s foolproof.
Bruschetta is such an easy appetizer and it’s so delicious! I recommend using Roma tomatoes – they keep their shape and freshness longer than most varieties. Be sure to seed them well so that the bread doesn’t’ become soggy with
Potato Salad Recipe It’s a toss up between my mother and my mother-in-law as to who makes the best potato salad. They’re very different, but both amazingly good. But both of their salads rely heavily on mayonnaise and sometimes I