Egg In A Squash Hole

Egg In A Squash Hole
Our morning Thanksgiving breakfast used to consist of bagels with all the fixings. Well, we do things a little lighter these days – so I was experimenting on ways we could have a healthier breakfast with a little Fall twist; I decided to make eggs in squash holes. Simple for the big day and healthy. Very delicious! Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash Pizza

Spaghetti Squash Pizza
I saw this spaghetti squash pizza idea and decided to give it a try for myself. I had to tweak the recipe a little for it to work for me, but I wanted to share it because it’s truly delicious! My Hubby said he preferred it to a regular pizza crust. I’m not sure I completely agree, I love my carbs but it was really, really good and super healthy. Continue reading

Rosemary Shrimp Skewers With Romesco Sauce

Rosemary Skewers With Romesco Sauce
Who doesn’t love brunch, and not just for the Mimosas and a yummy Bloody Mary! When I had a Brunch recently I wanted to serve the shrimp a little different than the usual cocktail; a way that would still impress, could be made in advance, be without much effort and still taste delicious. I remembered a shrimp dish I made a long time ago using rosemary stalks as the skewers. My garden still has lots of rosemary. I also had just made a big batch of roasted red peppers… Presto, the dish came together!!! Don’t you love when that happens? Continue reading

Tuna Noodle Stuffed Peppers

Tuna Noodle Stuffed Peppers
Our garden is still producing copious amounts of green peppers. I am literally overflowing with them. Stuffed pepper soup along with stuffed peppers, western omelets and green pepper salads have been on the menu. Trying to think of new ways to use them has become a daily challenge. Well yesterday I was also missing my grandmother and whenever I think of her I always think of my Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole… It was one of her favorites. So I decided to make it, but instead of a casserole, I would stuff the peppers with it. Turned out to be really good. I love when that happens! Click on the Classic Tuna link to read a little bit about my Grandmother. She was an amazing women! Continue reading

Asparagus And Potato Strata

Asparagus And Potato Strata
A strata is a great dish to serve when you are having a brunch and need an easy make-ahead meal for a group.  I made this strata for a group of friends to close out the summer. Served at room temperature with a salad, I was able to enjoy my friends without worrying about the kitchen. It turned out to be a slightly overcast day, but we had a lot of fun anyway.  Continue reading

Sliders Two Ways: Cheese Steak & Cuban

Cheese Steak & Cuban
Linda and I were recently at a family gathering where we had around 80 people to feed. When that happens I source some of the food to catering and then go to very simple appetizers, dips and crackers. Also, I have a perfect and easy way to make sliders. I get the Hawaiian style rolls – but in the butter roll not the sweet rolls – and make sandwiches. Always a hit and not a lot of fuss for me! Continue reading

Smoked Salmon & Roasted Cremini Mushroom Salad

Smoked Salmon & Roasted Mushroom Salad
This salad is divine! Made almost out of desperation… On Wednesdays my hubby usually has lunch with his business partner and I fully anticipated that, until I got his text while I was on the incline trainer… “Lunch with my princess today”… (the best man ever!)… I had not planned on lunch. While I jumped off the trainer and Hubby jumped on, I went to work on figuring out lunch. With what I had on hand I made this accidental amazing salad! Really delicious! Continue reading