Skillet Sprouts and Shells

There’s something magical about brussels sprouts and bacon. Skillet Sprouts and Shells will have the most vehement sprouts hater begging for more! Oddly enough, the inspiration for this dish came from one developed for toddlers in Smart Bites for Baby:Read more…

Javanese Inspired Crepes {#FOTW}

While researching the food of Indonesia for this month’s Food of the World challenge I came across a photo of a Javanese street food called jadah manten. They consist of very thin omelets or crepes rolled around a filling ofRead more…

How to Make Sesame Green Beans

When we visit a Chinese buffet, I always go for the green beans in the savory brown stir fry sauce. They’re fresh, spicy and crunchy all at the same time. Store bought sauces can be loaded with sodium and otherRead more…

Apple Snack Cake

This apple snack cake is loaded with sweet, tart bites of apple, crunchy nuts and a bit of batter thrown in to hold it all together. It’s very similar to one my mother used to make and has a placeRead more…

Mexicorn Dip

You and your tortilla chips will love this cheesy dip which features corn, black beans and South of the Border flavors. Mexicorn Dip will be a hit for Cinco de Mayo and all Summer long. Ever notice the myriad varietiesRead more…

Restaurant Style Burritos

We love those fresh tasting burritos from a popular restaurant chain. But they’re so big you can barely fit one into your mouth! And as good as they are, just one can contain a full day’s complement of calories. Here’sRead more…

Gluten Free Cherry Almond Scones

Recently, the good folks at Nuts.com approached me and asked if I could write a post featuring almonds as an ingredient. I was not compensated in any way to write this post, but I have dealt with their company inRead more…

Don Quixote’s Migas

We’ve progressed far enough in our Spanish lessons that we’re no longer focusing on grammar. Our current lessons are likely to be conversational in nature. The maestra will pick a particular topic dealing with Spanish culture or history and we’llRead more…

Salmon Salvage {Recipe ReDux}

You know how you have an idea in your head– and it seems wonderful– but then something happens and things don’t go as planned. That’s what happened to me. I had to salvage my salmon plans and ended up withRead more…

Orange Fill In The Blank Revisited

It’s a truism in life that things get better with practice. It takes some effort to learn how to eat less meat. You have to replace old eating habits with new ones. Nowadays I’m comfortable using veggie sources of proteinRead more…

Keema: A Curry You Should Know (and Love)

There are so many different types of curries in the world that it’s possible to have a different curry every single night for a year. This particular curry, keema, comes from Pakistan and falls into the mild category, although itRead more…

South Korean Recipes for a Family Feast {#FOTW}

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