Vegetarian Chili

Fall is officially here! Cold weather is coming and so are the holidays. In our family, there is nothing more heart (and tummy!) warming than having a pot of chili on the stove that everyone can pick from throughout the day when hanging out for a visit. This was one of my recent creations, and [...]

5 kitchen indicators you might be eating healthy

Sign #1 Dishes are always plentiful in the sink, and washing is done daily.   Sign #2 You use a knife and cutting board at least once (if not more!) a day. Sign #3 Your pantry's nearly empty, but your fridge is packed tight after a grocery shopping trip.   Sign #4 Your medications / [...]

Patriotic Pigments: Eat your red, white & blue!

  Looking down at my breakfast this morning, luscious berries in a cushion of oatmeal, I was suddenly overcome with patriotism. Well, at least I was struck by the patriotic resemblance to our nation's red, white and blue banner as Fourth of July nears. And so, I became inspired to talk about the colors in our [...]

Recipe: Easy spicy potato stir fry

https://www.instagram.com/p/BHGo111hSaN/?taken-by=lgemme_confidence_mentor Spicy Potato Stir Fry How to prepare: How to prepare: 1 lb baby potatoes, cut up 1 large yellow onion, diced 4 to 5 diced tomatoes 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 large jalapeno pepper, minced 1 heaping tablespoon minced garlic 1 tbsp tamari sauce 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp rosemary 1 tsp [...]

How to get your tomato naked

https://www.instagram.com/p/BHIYbcJBfYZ/?taken-by=lgemme_confidence_mentor How to skin a tomato! To blanch tomatoes, start by boiling some water Once boiling, turn off the stove, taking the pot off the heat, and put the tomatoes in After 10 minutes, or once the tomato skins start to split open, put them into some cool water. I used room temperature water (no such thing [...]