I love this time of year! Finally enjoying the fruits of a summer garden is bliss itself. Especially garden tomatoes. Yum. Lately I have made a goal to make the most of harvest time. The goal is to use fewer recipes and go to the grocery store less often. INSTEAD – I simply gather whatever ripe veggies I have from the garden and come up with a meal combining those veggies with other ingredients I already have.
Theoretically, peanut butter is a great vegetarian protein source. It contains lots of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. It is also convenient – just open the jar and spread. I say that theoretically it is a great protein source, because it depends on the kind you get. Here is a quick review of the most…>>
Healthy Bread in 5 minutes a Day. It’s the name of the cookbook, and its TRUE! Once you get the hang of it, this method of bread making is so so so fast and unbelievably delicious. The basic gist of it is this: You mix up a big batch of dough (no kneading required), and…>>
The other time saving gadget that I got for Christmas was a Mandolin Slicer. I tried researching these on the internet and got overwhelmed because there were so many different brands and types…they all seemed so similar and yet there were great variations of price. My sister-in-law ended up getting me one that I LOVE! …>>
For all that I need to do each day, I spend way too much time cooking. I briefly considered just eating more frozen meals and eating out more…then I realized – HELLO! I love cooking and besides – I have turned into a small sort of food snob. I would not enjoy eating frozen meals…>>
Every year I have a big decision to make about what to give to the neighbors for Christmas. With all of the sweets already abounding during the holiday season I like to give a food gift that is healthier, yet still fun. I have given homemade granola, homemade freezer jam, and homemade bread. This year…>>