January 2016

8 posts

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This recipe is a take on the Skinnytaste Eggplant Meatballs. I added a few ingredients such as sauteed onions and garlic to mimic the way that I make meaty-meatballs, such as these baked chicken meatballs, and used panko breadcrumbs instead. I must say, they were WONDERFUL! I was a bit nervous that the mixture would be very …
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It got very cold in the big FL this past week, and this soup was the perfect remedy.  It had such good flavor, packed a protein punch, and just warmed me to the soul. Make this please.  Okay, lets start by making our spice mix which is the crux of this dish! This is where …
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My husband, “The Cheese” and I traveled to the British Virgin Islands for our honeymoon (highly recommend that). The famous drink down there is called a “Pain Killer” which is meant to kill your hangover the next day. The drink had ingredients similar to that of a Pina Colada but was poured over ice and …
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This is a classic Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa) recipe. However, I kicked it up a notch and added toasted pine nuts which gave this dish a rich, earthy flavor and also added more texture. Ina, I hope you approve. You are my hero, after all.  Absent in this photo are the toasted pine nuts which …
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I ate a version of these at a Greek restaurant a while back and they were truly the most delicious potatoes I’d ever had. This past week I had a bunch of extra potatoes and I decided to try and re-create the tangy, succulent potatoes that I remembered so dearly. The verdict: mouth watering lemony …
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These. Are. Amazing. They are so easy to make and are perfect for a healthy weeknight meal. Best part, you can cook off the spaghetti squash and then save the halves in the fridge and compile the dish when you are ready. I roasted 4 halves, used only two and then made the other two …
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Ahh tomato soup. Creamy, tangy, calming, cozy tomato soup. I cannot imagine anything more comforting that a big cup of this tomato nectar. Best part. This is super easy and it takes only 30 min to make. Here we go…  Start by sauteing 1/2 a medium white onion in a few tablespoons of garlic over medium …
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In-laws visiting? Company coming? Feeling Special? Going to a breakfast pot-luck? Want to impress your significant other and blow their mind with a crazy awesome breakfast casserole? There are about 1,000 reasons why you should make this gooey, delicious breakfast casserole so just make it. The best part… you can make it a couple days …
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