Healthy Eating

Veggie Bean Casserole

Veggie Bean Casserole

Each time my mother in law comes here or we go to Germany to visit, I learn at least one new recipe.  She makes many simple, warm, comfort food type dishes like this one.  This particular one is sort of like a cassoulet, but completely […]

Eggplant Stuffed Zucchini

Eggplant Stuffed Zucchini

I’m really excited about my gorgeous new food blog. The new blog, along with the challenges of eating a meat free diet has inspired me to experiment in the kitchen more. The one thing I don’t want to do is eat a bunch of side […]

Stuffed

Stuffed

Stuffed is what you’ll be when you finish eating wild rice stuffed acorn squash. I promise, you won’t even miss the meat. :) We’ve actually been home lately and I’m striving to cook much more often. I’m actually cooking 5-6 nights a week and most […]

20 Pounds Less and a New Outlook

20 Pounds Less and a New Outlook

So there have been many changes in our household. Our new house is finished. Well, almost finished. I finally have my dream kitchen that is equally as beautiful as it is functional. The best part? A loss of 50 pounds between my husband and myself. […]

A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

I’ll admit… I lost my love of cooking over the past year or so. We sold our old house about 2 years ago with the beautiful kitchen and have been renting a super cute 40’s style house in our dream neighborhood. The kitchen in the […]

Squash and Zucchini Tart

Squash and Zucchini Tart

The other day, I really felt like cooking. We’ve been so busy lately, that I haven’t even had time to feel like cooking, much less actually cook something. Thank god I live in Ft Lauderdale and am surrounded by really great restaurants or we would […]

Bedtime for Gar-Bonzos

Bedtime for Gar-Bonzos

If there is one thing I always have on hand is garbanzo beans (aka chick peas.) With garbanzo beans I often make hummus, soups, salads and have even been known to add garbanzo beans to chili. Yes, I’m a daring one, eh? I’ll admit, in […]

Healthy Eating Commences Now

Healthy Eating Commences Now

I’ve set a goal. I know I’m never going to be back to my perfect size. Never gonna happen. But I’d like to get close to that size… or around the corner from it. Or just in the neighborhood. I’d like to lose 10 (really […]