Ingredient of the Week XXXVIII: White Sweet Potato

White Sweet Potatoes are in season!  They are milder in flavor than the orange version otherwise known as Yams, yet the skins are more like a regular white potato.. Regardless of the color there are so many things to do with the sweet potato. Due to the natural sweetness of this potato, added sweetener is […]

Pepper Poppers

I’ve been gone a short while, but back in time for football season! Here’s a quick recipe your friends and family will surely enjoy. All of these peppers are from my garden. YES, the garden is still producing and more will follow on that note! Slice the peppers in half and remove the seeds.  On […]

Ingredient of the Week XXXVI: Brussel Sprouts

Brussel sprouts are baby cabbages otherwise know as “edible buds”!  A lot of people I know pass on this vegetable and hope for another choice.  They really are good, especially when they are prepared other ways aside from simple steaming.  Avoid over-cooking this vegetable for that is when it makes your kitchen really stink (and […]

Cauliflower Pizza Dough

Cauliflower pizza dough is easy to make and low calorie!  Here’s how. Ingredients & Directions: Rice 2 cups of Cauliflower (use a hand grater or shred in a food processor) then place in a microwave safe bowl and cook 3 minutes uncovered. Stir. Cook 3 more minutes, uncovered. Remove from the microwave and stir to […]

Vegetable Lasagna

My vegetable lasagna will embrace your tastebuds and leave you feeling content without that heavy stuffed sensation!  This meal is comforting and cozy for a cold winters night!  Pair it with a salad and maybe a crostini. The ingredients are simple: Rao’s all natural tomato sauce, yellow squash and zucchini ribbons (run through a mandolin), […]