Take-out Tuesday, Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

  This salad makes a satisfying summer meal, and you can load it up with summer veggies     Start by roasting corn in the oven and after 20 minutes add bacon and broccoli   While everything is roasting, cook the pasta al dente and toss with basil pesto I like to use spirals because … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Vegetarian for Lent and Spring

In honor of Lenten season, a time when a lot of people eat less meat and opt for lighter fare, I am posting a round-up of some of my favorite vegetarian recipes       Some are light, some not so light, but they are all are so good you’ll never miss the meat   … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini Crust Veggie Pizza

You’ve got to try this!! It’s incredible!!Β  I actually ate some leftover for breakfast πŸ˜‹ This carb craving, crust loving, bread eating girl, did not miss the traditional crust at all! AND it’s easy to make! Shred zucchini in a food processor, you need 4 cups [2 large zucchini] Microwave it for 6 minutes on … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Mushroom Risotto, No fuss!

Risotto has a reputation of being difficult to do well…that it is hard to make at home… But I watched HHjr whip this up for us the other night with no problem at all! This is one of his signature dishes and he said I could share it with you Make sure you use an … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Garden Sliders

I was craving vegetables the other day so I pulled out what I had in the fridge and decided to create something yummy… Have you ever made baked eggplant chips?Β  They are sooooo good.Β  Of course, anything slathered in Parmesan cheese can’t be bad! Are you with me?Β  Seriously, this is eye candy and mouth … Continue reading

Creations, No Guilt Phyllo Pie

Recipes that have been catching my eye lately have been savory pies, galettes, tortes, tarts & flatbreads…all are variations of each other, a crust with fillings or toppings.Β  I had some odd vegetables, a pie crust and some phyllo and decided to create a vegetable pie.Β  I really wanted to use the pie crust but … Continue reading

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