It’s incredible to me how quickly the seasons change at this time of year! And since there is nothing I can do to change it (I love summer, I’m ALWAYS cold), out come the cozy sweaters and fall foods. Ok, maybe fall isn’t so bad after all!
I wasn’t sure how my husband, a complete carnivore, would react to me telling him I was making veggie burgers for his birthday barbecue. I mean, I can’t blame him for being a little miffed. After all, it’s HIS birthday, right? So we settled on a compromise with veggie burgers being just one of the options and he was back … View The Post
With bikini weather right around the corner, let’s face it, we’re all looking for some healthier upgrades to our typical splurges! I had a burst of creative energy this weekend, and when a craving for ice cream appeared I figured I would pull together something that was better for us all (don’t get me wrong, I fully support eating the … View The Post
The older and busier I get, the less time I want to spend in the kitchen slaving away for hours while everyone else relaxes and visits. Call me cranky, but I just want to have a good time! I’ve always marvelled at steamed mussels (when done right), but am embarrassed to say that I have never cooked them as I … View The Post
I have been wanting to make the Kale Tofu Glory Bowl recipe from Whitewater Cooks for absolute ages – I have no idea what took me so long! I decided that today was the day. Ok, I lie. I wrote that part Monday: a week ago when I actually made it – let’s just say it’s been one of those … View The Post
These coconut macaroons are SO easy to make and SO impressive! Moist, chewy and absolutely delicious, you can whip these up for last minute company in under 20 minutes with a few simple ingredients. Even better, they are naturally gluten-free with no fancy ingredients required: just make sure your coconut is produced in a wheat-free plant (it will not have … View The Post
There are times in life when a little bacon is in order: this is one of them. Of course, if you are vegetarian you can completely leave it out of this recipe for spaghetti squash fritters, but this seems to be a case of ‘a little goes a long way’ in the splurge department. As with all of my recipes, … View The Post
When I grew up, a salad was simply a bunch of iceberg lettuce, maybe some tomato and cucumber, and Kraft salad dressing. Have times ever changed! Salads are where you can let your imagination go wild. Veggies, fruit, cheese, nuts, greens… anything goes! Now that Halloween has come and gone, I was eyeing up those unsuspecting cute sugar pumpkins pondering their … View The Post