Healthy Jambalaya Recipe

Healthy Jambalaya Recipe

My best friend is in New Orleans this week, and I am having major envy. Not only could I use the warmth, but I’m also missing the culture and energy of the city. To help assuage my jealousy, I’ve channeled it into this week’s dinners. On the menu tonight? Vegan jambalaya. This zesty creole soul …

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Cherry Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

Cherry Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

A simple summer salad full of fresh garden cherry tomatoes and savory blue cheese. This Cherry Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese is excellent for late summertime picnics and barbecues. Enjoy those tomatoes while they are in peak season! ‘Tis the season for fresh garden tomatoes! Sadly, I can’t say these beautiful tomatoes came from my …

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Healthy Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Healthy Greek Yogurt Guacamole

This Healthy Greek Yogurt Guacamole takes less than 10 minutes to make and is the perfect appetizer. Serve with tortilla chips or veggies for dipping! Have you guys tried Trader Joe’s reduced guilt guacamole? It is AMAZING!! It’s super creamy and tastes just like guacamole with less calories. They add Greek Yogurt to their guacamole …

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Canning Stewed Tomatoes Recipe

Canning Stewed Tomatoes Recipe

Canning stewed tomatoes is an excellent way of preserving tomatoes. This stewed tomato recipe is not only delicious but extremely easy to make. Home canned tomatoes are exceptional in flavor and do not have a metallic flavor. Once you begin canning tomatoes store bought will no longer do! Preserving tomatoes is a necessity. Purchasing canned …

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9 Quick Family Dinners

9 Quick Family Dinners

What does your family eat for dinner? The boys start school next week, so we’ve been pulling together easy recipes — dishes that require little preparation, can be made in advance and taste great as leftovers. Here are nine meals we’re adding to our rotation (and please share yours!)… One sheet pan does all of …

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Vegetable Barley Soup

Vegetable Barley Soup

Chase away the winter chill with a bowl of thick and hearty Vegetable Barley Soup! This post contains affiliate links. My husband travels constantly for work, and I got to go on a quick trip to Oklahoma City with him last week. It was cold, but so fun! I wasn’t sure what to expect. But …

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Red Shrimp Scampi

Red Shrimp Scampi

A delicious change from traditional shrimp scampi, Red Shrimp Scampi is made with lots of garlic, tomatoes, parsley, and black pepper in butter sauce. When my husband and I first lived together we lived across the street from a bar called Sucali’s Tavern. They served great food. My favorite was “Shrimp Scampi Sucali” made with …

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Oven Baked Zucchini Boats

Oven Baked Zucchini Boats

This oven Baked Zucchini Boats recipe is a great healthy alternative to traditional bread sticks.  Easy to make, only a few ingredients, and a tasty appetizer you can enjoy guilt free. Vegetarian Zucchini Boats You will love these zucchini boats as an appetizer or even a side dish. Instead of regular bread sticks, serve these …

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