Category Archive: Vegetables

Jan 26

Simple Cheesy Baked Spinach Dip

Do you have a favorite restaurant that has the best spinach dip? We do right in the town I live in. One day I asked the waiter what they put in the dip? He gave me the main ingredients without amounts and I took it from there. My husband and son said I nailed it. …

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Jan 18

Rustic Red Bean and Veggie Soup

Here’s a delicious soup that even a meat eater will love. It’s so hearty and filling. Great for a weeknight meal and even for a larger gathering. Doubles and triples easily. Grab some crusty bread to sop up the soup that’s left on the bottom. Mmmm, this is really delicious.  

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Jan 18

Crispy Baked French Fries

  Who doesn’t love French Fries? We love them in my house. The problem is the fat and calories from frying the potatoes. The best solution? Baked Fries. These taste so crunchy and crispy just like the fried potatoes we are used to but so much better for us and just as delicious. Even better …

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Dec 30

Chickpea Feta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Here’s a quick and tasty salad that I prepare regularly during the week for lunch or dinner. The chickpeas adds a nice amount of protein and fiber and the feta gives this salad a nice zing of added flavor. The dressing is also a quick recipe that keeps in the fridge for up to a …

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Nov 27

Cooking Crispy Zucchini Coins with My Son Josh

My son Josh is 10 years old. He recently became interested in cooking and baking. We watch the cooking shows, and he especially likes the programs where kids are competing. It’s fun seeing all the creations these talented kids are making. I told Josh maybe one day he will be on a cooking show if he keeps up …

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Nov 19

Black Bean & Pumpkin Seed Quick Salad

Love salads, especially for lunch. The markets make it so easy and convenient these days by having the packages of lettuce all wash and cut up. All I had to do with this salad was add some more yummy ingredients for a healthy and scrumptious lunch. I loved it so much, I had it the next day …

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Nov 15

Simple Rigatoni with Light Creamy Tomato Sauce

This recipe has been a favorite for many years. I got the recipe from a friends mom. She is a fabulous Italian cook. Makes the most amazing dishes but, this one I find is the most simple and most delicious.  The subtle small touch of cream gives the sauce a velvety texture that’s just delectable. Try this soon, I bet you …

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Nov 05

Chopped Mixed Greens and Red Bean Salad

Looking for a simple and satisfying salad to throw together anytime of day? You can clicked on the right place. This salad was a breeze to make and it’s perfect for two people or a really large salad just for one. I like convenience, so when I can buy prepackaged lettuce, I am all in. …

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Oct 18

Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes

Do you love mashed potatoes? I do and so does my whole family. Sometimes I would run through the drive-in of KFC and pick up their mashed potatoes then, serve with the main meal. For awhile I never said anything. No one knew! I couldn’t stay silent any longer when my son said they were …

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Oct 12

Flatbread Pizza with Roasted Veggies and Cheese

Recently when out with friends for lunch, we ordered this really delicious flatbread with roasted veggies and chicken. It was so delicious yet pricy. I decided I had to make something similar at home. That’s exactly what I did the next day for lunch. I really liked this one even more! I made it just the way I …

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