I love a good simple meal. This is one of those meals that you can literally put in the oven and walk away and when you come back…it’s done. When you roast sweet potatoes they get really sweet. Then, when you pair that with the deliciousness of this pineapple salsa – you’ve got a winner winner sweet potato dinner on your hands! Plus, this salsa goes great with everything. 2
I keep reiterating this notion that just because food is healthy doesn’t mean it has to taste like the diet plate. This plate of pasta is delicious, full of veggies, and it’s made with low-fat cream. That means it’s got half the fat and calories as your traditional pasta. It’s such a great way get the creamy mouthful of a real carbonara but with whole grain pasta and tons
I think roasting veggies is the best way to develop their natural sweetness. When veggies are roasted just right, they’re beyond amazing. It’s a simple, yet really elegant, way to enjoy veggies! 1/2 pound of fresh broccoli spears 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil 1/2 teaspoons of salt 1/2 teaspoon of fresh cracked pepper 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder 1/2 cup of fresh Parmesan cheese 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees 2. Toss the olive
I loooooove beans and rice. But, not just any beans and rice. I love something that’s got personality and flair. Today’s recipes do just that!!! For the beans 2 cans of black beans, rinsed 1/2 cup of chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of pepper 1/2 teaspoon of cumin 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1. Sauté the onion and garlic in olive oil until fragrant. This should
Cauliflower Tacos1 head of cauliflower, finely chopped 1 cup of chopped onion ½ cup of chopped green bell pepper 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of water Corn tortillas (steamed is best) ½ teaspoon of cumin ½ teaspoon of coriander 1 tablespoon of Kosher salt 1 teaspoon of fresh ground pepper 1 teaspoon of chili powder ½ teaspoon of dried oreganoSaute onion and bell pepper in olive oil until tender. Add cauliflower and stir. Be sure onion and bell
I think Sunday type of meals are things that cook up slow, fill the house with great smells, and bring a smile to people’s faces. My BBQ Baked Garbanzo Beans are just the typeRead more »
The beauty of this dish isn’t really the salmon…well, it kinda is – but it’s the cilantro chimichurri that goes on top! Here’s the recipe: 2 salmon fillets 1 teaspoon of olive oil 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt 1/2
Yes…another great Holiday recipe! Here your tutorial!!! Click here Balsamic Green Beans with Bacon 1 pound of green beans (either fresh or frozen) 1 cup of diced bacon 1 cup of chopped onion 1 tablespoon of minced garlic 1 teaspoon
I love cheesecake. I also love pecan pie. Why not put them together?!?! I did!Toasted Bourbon Pecan Pie CheesecakeFor the Crust 1 1/2 cups of graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoons of sugar 1/3 cup of melted butter1.
Here’s to yet another holiday classic!Sweet Potato Pie on a StickFor the Crust:3 cups of flour 1 1/2 sticks of cold butter 1 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt 6-8 tablespoons of ice cold water1. Using a
Here’s a really great way to enjoy one of my favorite desserts. Red Velvet Cake 2 cups of sugar 1 cup of vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup of buttermilk 2 tablespoons of red food coloring 2 eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons
I love a good carrot cake. I must admit, I like more vanilla than spice. So, this recipe is not super heavy on the spice for the carrot cake. It’s just enough cinnamon to
I think there’s nothing better than a traditional German chocolate cake on the the holiday table. But, every once in a while, I believe you should be able to switch it up. Here’s how
I call it my Bacon CarboNOTTA Pasta because clearly it’s a riff on Carbonara, except I used no cream or egg yolk in this one. Actually, it uses very little oil or butter –
Grape Kool-Aid Sangria 4 cups of prepared grape kool aid ( prepared to your desired sweetness) 1 bottle of good white wine 2 cups of frozen grapes 1/2 cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice Fresh fruit for garnish 1.