You are what you eat?

When I was a child and on Sunday night in my household we had cereal night.  So going to the grocery store and walking down the isle, trying to find the best toy in the cereal box was my idea.  I didn’t care too much on what kind of cereal it was actually.  My father…

Holiday parties = fun appetizers

Getting ready for the holiday season.  Yes another year to wow the pants off your guest.  I  loved this one, because it really looked like a pumpkin.  I love cheese balls and this one could definitely be adjusted to your liking. Pumpkin cheese ball 8 oz cream cheese 8 oz vegetable cream cheese 2 T…

A one pan meal: Chicken and Squash Bruschetta

Making one pot meals is nice when your time is not on our sides.   This was easy to prepare.  I keep a lot of seasonings in my pantry so see what works best for you.  You can add just poultry seasoning. Chicken & Squash Bruschetta     Serves 4 Preheat oven 400 1 1/2…

Creamy buttery cookie

So this past weekend I had a graduation party to go to and  wanted to bring a delightful cookie along so that way I could indulge too, without being tempted by other desserts.   So I made this delightful cookie that somewhat reminded be of a shortbread cookie. Here are the ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut flour…

Where to Eat?

This past week I went on a road trip through the Midwest.  Eating out was a bit of a challenge; especially when it came to those small towns.  Choices are limited to mostly small family-owned eateries that I once only ate at.  I used Yelp a lot to help guide me, but I personally feel…

A stalk of sour dipped in sugar.

As a kid, my mom had Rhubarb in the garden.  I remember taking a bowl of sugar and going out to the garden and breaking a piece of rhubarb off its stem and dipping it in the sugar.  Oh, soo good.  Childhood memories can be some of the best.  I guess you’re either someone who loves…

Scones always bring memories.

My parents and I went to Victoria BC when I was about 11 years old.  One thing that amazed me that there would be bells ringing and that was a reminder to an afternoon tea.  Scones were offered as well as tea.  Being young I remember the sweet smell of those scones.   So being…

I plan on staying here.

I have to say that being on so many diets; wondering why I shed then stall and gain it all back again.  Then I say to myself: “that didn’t work”.  Then havoc breaks out, I eat terribly, but I am going down that road that will end eventually, with a sign that says: “No outlet”….

A culinary twist

I love making my plates look delicious.  My mother always said that you eat with your eyes first.  She always told me that I needed to have color on my plate.  I will tell you my secret into creating this dish. This was Salmon topped with a creamy dill sauce.  Layered zucchini, sweet potato and veggie…

Something is fishy around here.

When changing the way we eat, at times it takes us to be more creative.  Being I am unable to eat wheat or corn.  Coming up with ways to prepare a simple taco can be a challenge.  Okay, there are a ton of recipes with the iceberg lettuce leaf.  I have done that and it…

Cajun Dirty what?

This is Cajun Dirty Rice (Cauliflower) This recipe is always a big hit, and for people who don’t care for vegetables, this one will forever change them. You will need a medium head of cauliflower.  Wash it and cut up and place in a food processor on shred. In a bowl melt 2 Tb butter…