This healthy vegetarian chili recipe is satisfying and packed with nutrients, yet low in calories. The recipe is actually not just vegetarian; this chili is vegan and grain-free too. Just because you aren’t a big fan of meat doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a rich and flavorful bowl of chili. Enjoy! How to Make Healthy Vegetarian Chili This Healthy Vegetarian Chili recipe is the result of my attempts to create a tasty and satisfying chili, which was both vegan and grain-free. I loved the results, so I’m going to call this one a big success. My secret weapons; pumpkin puree for… Read More
Looking for a fun and easy football party food? Try this Football Mini Meatloaf recipe! It is sure to be a gameday hit. It’s just plain fun for guests to be able to grab a football mini meatloaf while watching the game. Presenting such a hearty comfort food in festive single serve manner certainly enhances a football party theme. Making the Football Mini Meatloaf Recipe Here is a quick visual walk through of the process of making the mini football meatloaves. Full recipe below. As you can see, they are not much more effort than a standard meatloaf, but these will cook much faster…. Read More
These Gluten Free Stuffed Mushrooms with Zucchini Quinoa Stuffing make a great starter or light meal. It’s an easy vegetarian recipe, and a good way to introduce quinoa to the uninitiated. I’ve also made sure to keep the sodium levels down on this, no one wants to be bloated from salt, especially during the hot summer months. A little lemon zest makes sure there is enough flavor. Gluten free Stuffed Mushrooms (Zucchini Quinoa Stuffing) Zucchini Quinoa Stuffing for Gluten Free Stuffed Mushrooms The Zucchini Quinoa Stuffing features a bit of Italian cheese as a tasty binder. It is a tender… Read More
This Ratatouille Quinoa Soup recipe is a dieter’s dream. The recipe is quick to make, low calorie, gluten-free and vegan, but packs also a lot of flavor and nutrients. While summer is ideal for making this fresh low-calorie soup under 100 calories per serving. The vegetables used in preparing this quinoa soup recipe are available year round in good quality and reasonably priced. Ratatouille Quinoa Soup: A Quick Nourishing Soup Under 100 Calories With all the baking and such I’ve been doing lately, it seemed high time I made a lighter lower calorie dish, so I whipped up this Ratatouille Quinoa… Read More
This easy Queso Dip recipe is perfect for football parties, as well as just about any party or gathering. The recipe makes a nice big batch and is easy to reheat or keep warm too. Grab some chips and let the festivities commence!
I don’t know about you, but I enjoy a bright and festive impromptu theme dinner, especially in the winter months. This fun and easy Chinese “Take-in” dinner features homemade chicken chop suey along with brown rice and glasses of refreshing Lipton iced tea. Enjoying a simple yet festive meal like this with my daughter brings me back to what is important in life, spending cherished time with loved ones.
This Chocolate Peanut Butter Spritz Cookies Recipe has a bit of a story behind it. I hope you enjoy. Chocolate Peanut Butter Spritz Cookies For me, cookies are quintessentially Christmas. I have so many holiday memories involving cookies in one way or another, from baking them with my mother as a child to baking large batches of sugary goodness to fill holiday tins as gifts, back when I worked outside the home. Spritz cookies in particular, have a special place in my heart and darn it they are just plain cute. Rather than making traditional Christmas spritz cookies, I came up with… Read More
This blog post was sponsored by Starbucks® but the opinions are completely my own based on my experience. Food and beverage pairings are one of those things we foodies love doing, but many people feel overwhelmed by. It honestly isn’t as tricky as some like to make it out to be, but it is nice when someone has already made the pairing for you. For your convenience, I’m sharing four pairings of Starbucks® and Lindt chocolate perfect for your gift giving and holiday entertaining needs, as well as a Peppermint Mocha Truffle Cookie Cups recipe, which makes use of one pairing. All are… Read More
Caramelized Onion-Tomato Jam Crostini with Brie are delicious hand-held appetizers sure to be popular at any holiday gathering. The appetizer recipe which features rich buttery homemade onion- tomato jam is also meatless, adding to it’s wide appeal among guests. In addition to being a great party appetizer, savory Caramelized Onion-Tomato Crostini with Brie are a good choice for movie night or even as a brunch item. If the jam is prepared ahead of time, the assembly and baking of the crostini is a quick process. The crostini toasts could even be baked earlier and topped, making them ready to pop… Read More