Category Archive: Vegetables

Mar 07

Shortcut Meatball Pasta Bake

Weeknights can be hectic around many households. Sometimes we just need convenient foods but, we still want to feed our family healthy meals without spending too much time in the kitchen with all the other things that have to be done like homework and shuffling the kids here and there. I have found a few …

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Feb 09

Sparkling Cherry Fizz

This very simple drink is so refreshing. It’s not too sweet and so delicious. I make this for my family on Valentines Day and for any occasion. With only a few ingredients, it’s fast to prepare and everyone will love it. I guess this drink is similar to the famous Shirley Temple. Make this for …

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Feb 03

How To Make The Perfect Baked Potato

After making so many baked potatoes over the years, I finally came up with my version of the perfect baked potato. Just with these few steps, you too can have that perfect fluffy baked potato like the ones in the steak restaurants. Try this out, it works for me every time. Enjoy!  See our two …

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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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