Category Archives: Recipe ideas

Relatively healthy drink for the holidays!


A pomegranate and lime light white wine spritzer for when we want to keep it classy…I don’t think any of us need help on the days we don’t… 😉   Advertisements

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Mmmm…brussels sprouts!


I realize the extent of my love for brussels sprouts is a little unusual, but I know there are other fans out there! Give this sweet and spicy recipe that I got from thedailygreen.com (quickly becoming a new favorite website) … Continue reading

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Easy granola bars


I found this recipe on Allrecipes.com for easy granola bars, and it is definitely the simplest granola bar recipe I have come across. I have not tried this recipe yet, but there’s nothing not super yummy in them so I’m … Continue reading

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Crazy easy pasta dish


Looking for a really quick dinner idea? How about this: -Cook your favorite rotini pasta (you know I recommend whole wheat!) -Add a back of mixed frozen vegetables to the water for the last 5 minutes of the pasta cooking … Continue reading

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Slow cooker oatmeal


I found this recipe on Allrecipes.com. What a great idea…dump everything in the crockpot the night before and in the morning, bam you have breakfast ready for you and your family! As the recipe author notes below, make sure you … Continue reading

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Stuffed tomatoes


My mom and I made these while Tim and I were home visiting and they were a huge hit with everyone-rare in that crowd! With the rice and meat they are surprisingly filling. Don’t be intimidated by the somewhat long … Continue reading

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Grilled sweet potato rounds


This was a brainstorm I had while making dinner on the grill the other night, and to be honest I think it is completely brilliant! Super easy too. We had some sweet potatoes, so I cut them into about 1/2 … Continue reading

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Green Beans with Almonds and Caramelized Shallots


Now this one I tried, and it is soooo good! Tim made it for dinner today, and he said it wasn’t bad to make. It took about 25 minutes total. We got the recipe with our CSA shipment of veggies, … Continue reading

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Tomato-Pesto Tilapia with Garlicky Kale


Unfortunately when I cut this out of the magazine I also cut out the name and date of the magazine, so I cannot give proper credit here. All you need to know is that this was not my creation, and … Continue reading

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Going Greek


Pretty excited to try this one…it looks nice and light for summer! This is from Better Homes and Gardens Feb 2011 issue. There are quite a few ingredients, but it doesn’t look like it takes long at all. In fact, … Continue reading

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