Homemade Ricotta

You may never buy ricotta again after you make this recipe. This was so easy, I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to make fresh ricotta at home. Of course I looked at several recipes and knew there was a basic formula. I went with my go to favorite Ina Garten and Presto! The…

Toasts

A toast to toasts for the New Year! These easy to dream up nutritional bombs can be eaten at breakfast, lunch, dinner or a mid day snack. Don’t just think of them for breakfast. Here are a few ideas. Some you probably already make, some maybe new to you. Some inspiring to you. Get creative…

Healthy Hors D’Oeuvre’s

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day is upon us and here are a few ideas to ring in the new year with yummy healthful hors d’oeuvre’s. Mini Peppers with Herb Goat Cheese 1 package mini peppers, halved and seeded 4 oz of goat cheese 1 tsp each fresh thyme, rosemary, oregano chopped fine Mix…

Tomatilla Guacamole

I recently had some amazing tomatillo guacamole on a weekend trip to a Grown up Girls Camp in North Carolina. Just like summer camp when you were a kid, but just for a long weekend.  And just like camp, you see old friends and make new ones.  Abby if you are reading this please send…

Spicy Chipotle Black Bean and Roasted Corn Salsa

My family loves a good Tailgate Party. This year is no exception. We serve traditional items and have lightened them up a bit.  There’s always some veggies and fruit around, but I like to have a couple of healthy options. Who wants to feel too weighted down on a beautiful autumn day in Bloomington ,…

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

It’s that time of year again when Football games and Tailgating go hand in hand. This week my family is gearing up and dreaming up our menu for our annual Tailgate at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN! For 6 years we’ve managed to pull together a date that works for most of us. Of course…