Healthier Pasta Fajolifeatured

 And suddenly, it’s so cold! Hello Winter, how long are you staying? Adapted from the traditional pasta fajoli recipe, this version is lighter containing chicken sausage instead of pork sausage. For this I used Trader Joe’s Sweet Italian Pre-Cooked sausage. I am a huge fan of TJ’s as majority of their foods are minimally processed Read more


5 Sarcastic Steps to Surviving this Holiday Seasonfeatured

Jingle bells. Snowflakes. Cute little reindeer. Holiday parties. Shopping Malls. Fighting for parking spaces at shopping malls. Attending your sister’s boyfriend’s cousin’s best friend’s party you don’t even know. Getting gifts from someone you really can’t stand. Giving gifts to someone you really can’t stand. Snow storms. Did I mention Christmas music? Dear Lord Baby Read more

Roasted Baby Potatoes

Roasted Baby Potatoesfeatured

I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like. That’s why this recipe for Roasted Baby Potatoes is perfect. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Ingredients: Roasted Spuds 1 lb potatoes, mixed baby yellow, red and purple shown here 1 shallot, diced 1 small yellow onion, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/8 cup EVOO Sea Salt Read more


Gingerbread Menfeatured

 For the perfect man…grab your parchment paper and preheat to 350 degrees. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour (keep flour handy for rolling) 2 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 salt 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup or one stick of butter, softened 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup molasses Read more

Banana Cinnamon Swirl Chocolate Chip Bread

Banana Cinnamon Swirl Chocolate Chip Breadfeatured

The long title is worth it… Preheat oven to 400 degrease and grease bread 9 x 5 pan. Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 2 eggs 1 cup white sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 cup mini chocolate Read more


Apple Chipsfeatured

Ingredients: 3 large Apples 1 Lemon or Lemon Juice 2 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar Parchment Paper Directions: Preheat Oven 250 degrees. Slice apples into thin slices. I like to make some thin and some thicker for variety. Place apples in shallow dish and squeeze lemon juice over them. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon Read more