Thai (inspired) Noodle Soup

So when I need inspiration, I hit the books - recipe books, that is. I have fewer recipe books than you'd think, though. Once I discovered internet recipes and Pinterest, there was no turning back. But there are several I hang onto with beautiful pictures that I turn to for ideas. And this past Friday [...]

Butternut Squash Spaghetti Sauce

Here is a recipe I whipped up recently. Because I never make anything small, this makes a lot...but easy enough to freeze some for later meals! Butternut Squash Spaghetti 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1 jar (25-oz) spaghetti sauce 1 can (13.5 oz) light coconut milk Cook together on medium heat covered until squash is cooked. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What’s for dinner? My mystery meals

These days, I just never know what's going to end up on my plate for the evening. With recently having to acclimate to feeding two people over a week's time, my former two-meal plan which I usually prepared on Sundays no longer carries me through the week. With little time during the week for either [...]