The prettiest vegetable – The Romanesco
Grilled veal tomahawk steak with vegetables brussels sprouts romanesco and corn cobs served on wooden serving chopping board over old wood background. Top view with space. Ready-to-eat

The prettiest vegetable – The Romanesco

To some, the romanesco looks like an incredible flower or fractal if you're a nerd. To others, it's a torture device (kind of like if you've ever seen Brussels sprouts…

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Cheeseburger Mini-Meatloaves
cupcakes made from baked minced meat ,potato puree and vegetables for dinner

Cheeseburger Mini-Meatloaves

Cheeseburger mini-meatloaves are a great way to eat well while limiting portions. Sometimes we just need to make it easy on ourselves.  If I have two meatloaves on my plate with…

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Lightening Up Chicken and Dumplings
Large chunks of chicken being added to soul food supper of Chicken and Dumplings against blue gingham country style tablecloth.

Lightening Up Chicken and Dumplings

Today we'll look at lightening up chicken and dumplings. This cold weather is making me crave it and chicken pot pie. (Ok and the other day, I really wanted fried…

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Boosting Your Metabolism
Woman practicing yoga and meditating outdoors. Mature woman relaxing with lotus yoga position in the morning. Relaxed woman doing yoga and meditation with closed eyes.

Boosting Your Metabolism

What does boosting your metabolism have to do with cooking yourself thin? Well, it's a balance. Getting control of your eating habits is the most important thing in living at…

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Stuffed Bell Peppers
Baked multi-colored bell peppers yellow red and green ones stuffed with minced meat and rice. Fresh parsley dark wooden table.

Stuffed Bell Peppers

After I made eggs in purgatory, husband said it would be delicious having a poached egg over stuffed bell peppers. Then I found this video: I couldn't find a full…

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Crustless Spinach Quiche
Spinach and feta cheese quiche with lettuce and cucumber ** Note: Shallow depth of field

Crustless Spinach Quiche

I have another great egg dish for you to make this weekend: Crustless Spinach Quiche! I've mentioned before that I didn't have a love of eggs. I just didn't like the…

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Homemade Wonton Soup
A bowl of wonton noodle soup with sliced brown mushrooms scallions and red chili peppers...delicious!

Homemade Wonton Soup

I'm on a wonton roll this week.  Pun not intended.  Ok it was. Since the weather is cold and rainy, I crave soup. Every Friday, I get chicken pho and…

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