Hearty Chickpea Soup
It wasn't until I started cooking soups myself at home that I began to see the light! Soups can be a great meal (or part of a meal) when made with low sodium broths, vegetables, beans/lentils, great spices and lean proteins (turkey sausage, chicken, fish, etc). I love adding a little heat, since spice can add a lot of flavor to food instead of relying on heavy creams. This was my first time making this Hearty Chickpea Soup that I originally found on Pinterest (seriously, what did we ... Continue Reading
Friday Favorite – Broiled Grapefruit
Each Friday I'll be sharing a new favorite of mine from the past week....it could be a seasonal ingredient that I'm excited to try, a new recipe, or a handy kitchen gadget to help save time. The possibilities are endless, but I think this is a great way to share just a quick new "favorite" of mine from the week with all of you. This week I've been on a grapefruit kick. Fresh grapefruit, grapefruit juice, even grapefruit scented candles...I love it all! I know everyone isn't a grapefr... Continue Reading
1 Dish Wonder!
I absolutely HATE doing the dishes! I'm sure no one really "loves" washing pots and pans, but I really despise it. I'll almost do anything else to get out of washing dishes...take out the garbage, change the baby's diaper, switch the laundry, even voluntarily watch The History Channel (my nemesis). I especially hate washing pots and pans that have dried food stuck on them. That's why this recipe is perfect! I found this recipe on Pinterest (seriously, how did we find new ... Continue Reading
5 Ways to Beat Egg Boredom
I am the type of person that looks forward to meals and cannot eat the same thing over and over again without getting insanely bored. My husband on the other hand can eat plain old scrambled eggs for breakfast everyday for the rest of his life and never get bored, but let's face it, he is strange. I'm sharing a few of my favorite egg based recipes/ideas to jazz up your morning routine to beat egg boredom. They are easy and quick...requirements for busy mornings when you have to locate ... Continue Reading