Do you watch the Super Bowl? I feel like most people do, even if they aren't football fans. The commercials are usually funny. Lots of people watch it just for the half-time show. I enjoy the Super Bowl for a couple reasons. First, I love the excuse to make a bunch of food and hang… Continue reading Are you ready for some football?
Pi Day is this coming Saturday. I love making some sweet pies for us to eat on that day. But it is fun to spread the pie love throughout the day. Try a quiche for breakfast or brunch. Pizza "pie" for lunch or dinner. Or a pot pie. Make it a party - even with… Continue reading Cast Iron Skillet Beef Pot Pie
February is also National Snack Food Month, so it's a great time to change up your snack routine and find some healthier options. I'll be sharing a few over the course of the next weeks. Today is sweet potato tots. I have a strange confession - I have never seen Napoleon Dynamite. But I know… Continue reading Sweet Potato Tots
Last week, I talked about my 4 "F"'s. Today's recipe can highlight at least 3 of them. And it is National Soup Month, so soup/stew recipe seemed appropriate! Fresh - I use a ton of fresh vegetables here. I've made many variations on this recipe as well, based on what veggies I have on hand… Continue reading Curried Lentil and Vegetable Stew
Spring is here! Fall is my favorite season, but spring has to be a close runner up. It's so great to have the sun out more, a little warmer weather, and feel like everything is coming alive again. I have definitely spent more of my waking hours today outdoors than in, and I love it.… Continue reading Greek Chicken Bowl
It's autumn or fall or that beautiful period where the weather is generally delightful between the heat of summer and the frost of winter. Leaves are changing colors. It's my favorite season. However, I feel like the world gets overtaken by pumpkin EVERYTHING. There are lots of great fall flavors besides pumpkin. Here are just… Continue reading It’s Autumntime!
Confession: I love sweet potatoes. Maybe even more than regular potatoes. But I prepare them about 3 ways: mashed with brown sugar, casserole, or roasted as fries. And I have never felt bad about that. Those three are delicious, so why fix something that isn't broken? After my second baby was born, I rediscovered stuffed… Continue reading Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away! November is just flying. I've got several more recipes I think should grace your table for the holiday weekend. This vegetable bake is definitely different from your standard Thanksgiving starch. It definitely wouldn't replace potatoes on your table, if that is what you are looking for. But it… Continue reading Fall Vegetable Bake
I can't believe it is almost Labor Day. Summer is really ending. I hope you have one last cookout or picnic planned for the weekend. If you do, liven up your meal with this sweet potato salad. While it is great anytime, it is the perfect transition from summer to fall. Enjoy! Sweet Potato Salad… Continue reading Sweet Potato Salad
Pancake Day is next Tuesday. Even though I don't participate in Lent, I can appreciate any excuse to eat pancakes. Since my little girl asks for "pancakes with dip" almost anytime I ask her what she wants to eat, I know she will enjoy the holiday too. Our family does breakfast for dinner once a… Continue reading Sweet Potato Pancakes