Smashed Red Potatoes

We all like comfort food in the winter months. Once you make these smashed red potatoes, you’ll be making them once a week. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They are easy and very versatile, and great leftover. Well, you may not have leftovers they are that good. Experiment with different seasonings…

Red Lentil Pasta

I have been experimenting this fall and winter with alternative protein pastas. I love chickpea pasta. Banza is my go to brand. It’s in a bright orange box if you are looking to try it. The penne and elbow shapes work best with sauces and pestos. I wanted to try red lentil pasta next. Fortunately…

Roasted Corn and Green Chili Chowder

I recently saw a recipe for a corn and green chili soup. It was intended to be vegan and finished with a cashew cream. The more recipes I looked at I got several ideas to make this soup appealing to many. First I wanted to use Roasted Corn. Here’s the main recipe and a few…

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…

Roasted Broccolini & Brussels Sprouts

Yes, I am roasting vegetables again! This is a quick recipe since I already showed you how to roast broccoli and brussels sprouts. Remember the basic method? It’s listed below.   Just trim and add two bunches of broccolini. That was easy, make this and let me know how you like it. Roasted Brussels Sprouts…