I knew I would have NO time to make dinner tonight so I grabbed a few cans and turned to my trusted Crock Pot. I have to admit, this is my new favorite veggie chili idea. I just threw everything in the pot and walked away. Next time I’ll have a few more veggies to throw in, like a zucchini, yellow squash, more peppers. Whatever you want to add would work with this base.
The other day I was chatting over on BlogToLose and the topic of food came up, of course! :) Someone asked about freezing leftovers, specifically meat. I didn’t realize some people where scared to freeze leftover cooked meat. I do it all the time! And actually the chat reminded me I had a chunk of cooked pork loin just sitting in my freezer. Not having anything in mind for dinner it came in REAL handy! Read the rest of this post
Awhile ago I made Sweet & Spicy Black Bean Dip. Then… my blender broke (wonder why) and I created Really Quick Spicy Bean Dip while declaring my love of the dip that is made with beans. :)
Roni, I bought some frozen cod and attempted to bake it, put Mrs Dash on it..oh my it was horrible…texture was awful and it tasted well tasteless. What can I do with this fish to make it edible? I have another whole bag of it…..help?
It’s the first weekend of the New Year and I wanted to make something fun and light in the kitchen. :) I love getting healthy stuff in the toddler most mornings and what can be more fun then chocolate pancakes!
Actually, I can’t lie. I was the one who wanted them. When I asked he said…
A couple of months ago I was lucky enough to travel to Chicago for a Quaker weekend. On of the other guests there was Dave Grotto, author of 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life. First, let me tell you Dave is one awesome guy! He tolerated me and all my questions about food and cooking. I swear I talked his ear off and could have kept him hostage for much longer! He was very gracious and it was a pleasure meeting him.
I LOVE bar style food and these little guys made me feel like I was being “bad” when I was actually being “good”. Loose terms I know but you know that i mean. ;~)
Armed with leftover turkey from Christmas and stale pitas I put these together. YUM! Is all I can say! Read the rest of this post
Last year I shared my technique for making turkey (or chicken) stock with the Thanksgiving turkey bones. Well this year I perfected it! So I was ecstatic when the in-laws gave me the Christmas turkey carcass this year! (yes, yes… still a food geek.)
This weeks video I make another low fat cookie idea for the holidays, Chocolate Meringue Cookies. The idea is easy, make a simple meringue, flavor it how you like and leave it in the oven overnight.
This cookie recipe is a variation of my Chocolate Oatmeal Walnut Cookies. They are made exactly the same with just a few tweaks to change up the flavor a bit. I also lowered the sugar to 1/2 cup to cut back on the calories a bit. It worked! They are perfectly sweetened and these guys are now under 50 calories a cookie AND they are made with such good stuff! Read the rest of this post