Merry Christmas!!

I wanted to wish you all a Wonderful and Merry Christmas!┬áThere are so many recipes that I make for the Holiday season. Here is one recipe for you all. Hope you enjoy it! FESTIVE LOAF: (serves 8 people) 4 Tbspns olive oil 2 med. onions, chopped 4 boxes of Beyond Meat burgers, defrosted & crumpled…

Black Bean Burger and a Busy week

Hello there!! How’s everyone’s week going? I had a busy weekend & week and have had a ton of projects going on at home. We’re still painting the cottage & working on building new shutters for our home as well. Little by little, I’m preparing the garden for Fall & Winter and harvesting the last…

Easy 2 Bean Tacos

I love taco night!! It’s one of my favorite dinners! I make different types of tacos one day a week, almost weekly, and one of the types I love is the bean taco nights! It’s so easy to make and tasty! This meal is great for nights that don’t require a ton of your time….

Monday’s Happenings

Hello and Happy Monday!! Hope everyone enjoyed their weekends! To all of the great dads out there, Happy Father’s day!! We celebrated one of the greatest dads this weekend, my husband, Paul. He’s the real deal. He’s a caring, loving, fun, silly and talented guy! He is always there for our children and for me….

Gazpacho

It’s that season where the days are hotter and longer and for me, after a long day working in the garden, I don’t really feel up to making a huge dinner or warming up my kitchen with the oven. The solution, besides cooking on the grill (which is also nice)? Gazpacho! There are different types,…

Spinach and dairy free cheese quiche squares

These are a quick version of a quiche style entree in squares. They are simple and quick to make. They can refrigerate for a few days if you’d like to take a couple at a time each day. They pair well with a side of roasted asparagus and some bread warm from the oven. This…

Tofu “Fish” Sticks

My family and I decided to have an outdoor movie night in our backyard & wanted an easy & fun, yet still nutritious meal to enjoy the movie with. I chose to make this recipe that I had been working on for a bit, especially because it’s a finger food & feels like naughty food,…

Braised baby leeks

Summer is such a special time for delicious vegetables & roots, greens & fruit from the garden. Baby leeks are one of those delicious, special root vegetables. We love them!! Pick them & eat them within a couple of days of harvesting them. Hope you enjoy this recipe. It goes well with other dishes that…

” Meaty” Nachos

Today, I was looking for a yummy mexican style lunch and love the idea of a one-dish meal. This is that type of meal. It’s “meaty”, has a bit of a spiciness to it and is an easy dish to make. It’s a great dish for lunch, as an appetizer or even a dinner along…

A side of Peas, please

One of my least favorite of vegetables is frozen peas, even though they’re good for you. I know, shame on me. I like to make it a little more palatable so I can enjoy it more & benefit from all of the vitamins it offers. Here is a recipe that I hope you enjoy! Spring…