Tender young asparagus stalks and bright red sweet peppers are wrapped in hickory smoked bacon, drizzled in olive oil and baked until crisp and juicy!
The first month or so after Christmas usually ends up being pretty lean times around here. This year is no exception, even though we didn’t go overboard with the gifts. That means I haven’t been grocery shopping as much as I would like and the fridge is getting a little bit boring. To cheer us [...]
Even though my kids aren’t little any longer, they still enjoy getting in the kitchen with mom to help create meals they will approve of. Of course, there a few tricks that I use to encourage them to use veggies in the dishes we create. One is to incorporate their favorite foods into the meals [...]
My son and I are both lactose sensitive. While we don’t often let that stop us from enjoying our favorite foods, I do try to make them without adding unnecessary milk. That’s where Silk comes into the picture. We both enjoy drinking Silk products in smoothies and on their own — especially the Chocolate Silk, [...]
Since I was a little kid, oatmeal has been a common breakfast dish. I have always loved eating oatmeal in the countless ways it can be prepared. From my memory of Dad’s stove-top cooked hot Quaker® oatmeal with cranberries to my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal has always been there to fuel and fill me [...]
What’s for dinner tonight? Why not celebrate World Pasta Day along with millions of others around the globe! Whether it’s spaghetti, linguine, tortellini, farfalle, campanelle or just plain old elbow noodles, be sure to take time to enjoy your favorite pasta dish today! Barilla has got you covered, with their large selection of pasta shapes and [...]
When you have an over abundance of zucchini, you must find creative ways to get everyone in the house to eat it, whether they like zucchini or not. These chocolate zucchini muffins are the perfect way to entice your family to eat their veggies. Plus, they are so good, I cannot stop eating them! Help! I [...]
The other day I had a pile of overripe bananas sitting on the counter. I remembered seeing a recipe for buttermilk banana bread on Penelopesoasis.com that sounded quick and delicious so I printed it out and whipped it up! I made a few adjustments to the already perfect recipe, it turned out so well that [...]