Take-out Tuesday, Acorn Squash with Maple Blueberry Apple Stuffing

After a beautiful summer like weekend on the coast with my family, here we go again being chased away by yet another hurricane… agh!!!! Oh and another happy note, our house was recently invaded by squirrels! Yikes, they are running around in a pipe covering under the house and chewing and gnawing and I don’t … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Carrot Vegetable Soup with Grilled Cheese Dippers

We are still waiting for soup weather in Alabama, but this Roasted Carrot Soup from Jodi at the Creative Life In Between caught my attention and I couldn’t wait to try it           And Grilled Cheese Dippers??? Yes please!         This is actually a “clean out your fridge” … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts

Have you noticed the influx of prepared vegetables at the grocery store lately?       I swear every time I go there are more choices and types of prepared veggies, 5-6 types of spiralized vegetables, sliced, diced and seasoned vegetables, all ready for cooking When I saw chopped butternut squash last week, I grabbed … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Zucchini & Asparagus Parmesan

  What is one of THE best things about summer?         Fresh Produce!!       We are filling our plates full of corn, tomatoes, peaches, strawberries, watermelon, zucchini… and the greatest thing about summer produce is it requires no enhancing…         Simple prep and a little roasting and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach Salad with Roasted Pear, Prosciutto & Brussels

Main dish salad in the winter time is probably the last thing you are dreaming of, but this salad is a wonderful way to enjoy salad when temps cool down and you’re looking for warm comfort     Start with a bowl of fresh crisp greens like spinach and romaine       Roast Brussels … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli & Cheese Smothered Potato Boats

  Here is an irresistible side dish that will satisfy all your cravings…       Crispy, soft, melty, warm, garlicy good… and fast and easy for a weeknight       If you don’t like Velveeta, just use grated cheese.Β  I love these Velveeta sauce packets, so handy and perfect on an Uptown Patty … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Balsamic Sweet Pepper Broccoli

Here’s a colorful recipe to add to your healthy collection~ The other day my son fixed roasted broccoli with sweet peppers I thought this was an unusual combo, but hey, you never know~ This is the secret ingredient that brings everything together Put the broccoli on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, drizzle with olive … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Vegetable Enchilada Stack

This is a versatile little recipe you can adapt not only to your taste, but to your favorite type of cuisine! It is chock full of vegetables, and you can control the carbs and fat, just by increasing or decreasing the amounts of cheese and tortillas or pasta you use I chose to make this … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Candy

I have a little confession to make…as much as I love vegetables, I rarely eatΒ  broccoli I HATEΒ  Broccoli is my very least favorite.Β  I know it’s full of nutrients, so I decided to roast it like I do my other favorite vegetables I adapted this from several different recipes that I found sliced garlic, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini Noodles with Pesto, Pistachio and Pine Nuts

Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables and this just might be my favorite way to prepare it A spiral vegetable slicer makes quick work of making “zoodles,” you know zucchini noodles You might want to cut some of the long ones πŸ™‚ Put them on a cooking oil sprayed, foil lined baking sheet Halve … Continue reading

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