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Cooking for Irene
Here we are. Irene and I, all smiles, embarking on a culinary adventure together. Irene hired me to prepare 2 weeks of dinners for her and her husband. Fully cooked, ready to heat & eat, and all healthy and … Continue reading
Posted in bake, dinner, Food, freezer meal, Fun, Healthy, Homemade, Ingredients, meal plan, onion, Recipes, Salad, Shopping, squash, sweet potato, tomato, Trade Joe's, Veggies, Whole food Tagged bake, baking, breakfast, dinner, food, Freezer, freezer meal, fresh, healthy, homemade, Ingredients, leftovers, lunch, make ahead, meal plan, oatmeal, Recipe, whole food Leave a comment
Can I make it like Ina?
Does mine ever look like hers? What do you do when you’ve planned to make a new dish for Thanksgiving, purchased all the ingredients, then run out of time to make it (because I insist on getting enough sleep)? You … Continue reading
Posted in Bacon, bake, Butternut squash, Food, Fun, Healthy, Homemade, Ina Garten, Ingredients, Recipes, Shopping, squash, Thanksgiving, Trade Joe's, Whole food Tagged bacon, bake, baking, barefoot contessa, breakfast, cheese, dinner, family, farro, food, Fun, healthy, homemade, homemade chicken stock, Ingredients, make ahead, Recipe, Recipes, squash, whole food, whole grain Leave a comment
This recipe is a Trader Joe’s knock-off. I sampled it one day at my friendly neighborhood Trader Joe’s. After reading the ingredient list, I knew it was something I could make myself. And I did. I like how the yogurt adds … Continue reading
Posted in avocado, Dip, Food, Fun, guacamole, Healthy, Homemade, Ingredients, Recipes, Trade Joe's, Whole food Tagged avocado, dip, family, food, Fun, Greek-style yogurt, guacamole, healthy, homemade, Ingredients, picnic, potluck, Trader Joe's, whole food, yogurt Leave a comment
Plump up your oatmeal without plumping up yourself.
It’s not the latest Pinterest craze… yet. What this is, is an excellent method for cooking up a big batch of oatmeal just the way you like it, and freezing it into portions without using up all your freezer containers or … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Fun, Healthy, Homemade, Ingredients, Recipes, Whole food Tagged almond milk, big batch, breakfast, Cinnamon, coconut, dried cranberries, Freeze, Freezer, healthy, homemade, Ingredients, make ahead, muffin pan, nuts, oatmeal, oats, raisins, Recipe, stoneware, vanilla Leave a comment
Why bother with tabbouleh? There’s plenty of ways to mix grains, herbs, veggies, etc. without needing a translator. Here’s why. It’s good. It’s really good. It’s easily made gluten-free. It’s a great way to use up all that parsley you … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Fun, Healthy, Homemade, Ingredients, Salad, Veggies, Whole food Tagged brunch, dinner, feta, garden, gluten-free, herb, herbs, lemon juice, lunch, mint, olive oil, parsley, protein, quinoa, salad, simple, tabbouleh, tomatoes, whole food Leave a comment
Do this with your spinach, and love it.
Spinach. Food of the gods. Popeye’s power boost. Buy it at the grocery store, farmer’s market, or grow it in your own back yard. It’s a dark, leafy green which puts it at the top of the priority list for … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Healthy, Homemade, Ingredients, Recipes, Salad, Veggies, Whole food Tagged cremini mushrooms, DRESSING INGREDIENTS, salad, spinach leaves, veggies, whole food Leave a comment