A Pair of Veggie Sandwiches

Veggie sandwiches are a great choice when you’re hungry and don’t want to cook, but don’t really feel like salad. Once you’ve experienced the Spanish sun in the Summer you’ll understand why everything shuts down in the afternoon. The sunRead more…

Pasta with Peas and Curried Cauliflower Sauce

Try this simple to make vegan pasta with peas and curried cauliflower sauce from Forks Over Knives. It’s also omnivore friendly! When I came across this recipe for Rigatoni with Peas in Curried Cream Sauce in the Forks Over KnivesRead more…

Cups Sticks and Nibbles {Cookbook Review}

I received a copy of Cups Sticks and Nibbles to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. We have a friend who is the group hostess. She has an awesome house with a huge yard and over the yearsRead more…

Amazing Peanut Butter Pie! {Recipe ReDux}

Don’t you love it when you get an idea in your head and it all comes together? How about when it’s even better than you’d imagined? That was our experience with this Amazing Peanut Butter Pie. It’s a decadent treatRead more…

Small Batch Cherry Jam

Is there anything better than the fresh taste of fruits and vegetables in season? It’s truly a pleasure in life to stop at the farmer’s market or roadside stand when there’s a rainbow of produce to choose from. Right nowRead more…

Hummingbird Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

Hummingbird Cake features the fruity flavors of banana, pineapple and coconut. It’s traditionally served as a layer cake but cupcakes are much easier to transport to a cookout! Hummingbird cake is relatively new in the cake pantheon, making its firstRead more…

Foolish Strawberries

Here’s another old fashioned dessert that is enjoying a renaissance. A fool consists of pureed fruits gently folded into (real) whipped cream. The result is a silky concoction that’s not quite ice cream, not quite mousse and definitely NOT pudding.Read more…

Lasary Voatabia: A Tomato and Onion Salad from Madagascar {FOTW}

Lasary voatabia is a tomato and onion salad that looks like bruschetta or pico de gallo. The addition of lime and ginger lends an exotic flavor that works well as a side dish or served up on your favorite breadRead more…

Fried Biscuits for National Donut Day

Fried biscuits with cinnamon sugar are a fun, old fashioned treat. They’re reminiscent of other fried doughs like churros and zeppole. Try them with your morning cup of coffee, tea or even a tall glass of milk. My first mother-in-lawRead more…

Twice Baked Potatoes {Eat Some Now, Freeze Some For Later}

Take the time to make a batch (or two) of twice baked potatoes to freeze. You’ll always have a go to meal available. Baked potatoes are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, potassium and Vitamin C. The key to usingRead more…

Smart Bites for Baby Review Featuring an Easy Banana Nut Bread

Note: I was not compensated in any way for this review and I used my own funds to make the purchase. However, this post does contain affiliate links. If you click them, you’ll be taken to Amazon where I’ll makeRead more…

Minty Pea Soup

There’s nothing like the flavor of minty pea soup made with shelled or frozen peas and freshly picked mint. The addition of cream adds a delightful richness. Pair the soup with sesame parmesan crisps for a meal that looks andRead more…