I have a love hate relationship with curry. On one hand, I absolutely love it. It’s versatile, healthy and easy to make. However, I don’t like most curry powders I have tried, taking curry from love to hate. Instead, I make my own curry powder. It requires stocking lots of spices to make my own blend. The plus side is that I can vary the amount of each spice every time I make a batch so that the flavors vary each time. No one curry dish will be the same as the next in my kitchen! Check out my slow cooker sweet potato paneer curry where I tried using more whole spices! Continue reading →
Here in the blogging world, we have been focusing on creating recipes for Memorial Day Weekend in the past few weeks. It’s finally here (!), and I hope you all have some wonderful recipes collected to make while you celebrate and remember America’s fallen with friends and family. In case you haven’t found your recipes yet, here were my creations: Summer Garden Potato Salad, Grilled Carrot Dogs, and Rhubarb Lime Sparkling Cocktails. Today, I am happily taking a momentary hiatus from memorial day, bringing you a simple recipe that is a favorite of mine, Vegetarian Swiss Enchiladas Verdes. Continue reading →
When my friends and family gather for fishing trips, you can always count on two things – awesome breakfast and a good time! When we are preparing to stand out on the river all day and haul in monster fish, we need to be well fueled. There is not better way to prepare for the day than a good breakfast. We love this two potato hash with mushrooms and fried eggs. Continue reading →
Back when I posted my Lentil Loaf recipe I told you all that meatloaf was a favorite food of mine as a child. Well, my other favorite food was lasagna. Mom would always ask us what meal we wanted to have for our birthdays, and I always chose lasagna. Now I make a veggie version, and I love this small batch veggie lasagna because it only makes 4 servings. With only two of us in the house, we don’t have to eat lasagna until we are tired of it! Continue reading →
I love to make soup out of whatever I might happen to already have on hand. If you have a good broth and a few veggies, you can certainly come up with a dinner worthy meal. In this soup, I used the last of my wild rice. Wild rice is a wonderful grain; it’s chewy and adds great color. In this wild rice and vegetable soup I used what I had on hand for vegetables including onion, celery, carrot, and spinach. Continue reading →
If you thought egg rolls were for cabbage only, you were wrong! These egg rolls are packed full of veggies, and given a little cheese to balance. Oven baking these egg rolls makes them light and easy to prepare, as well. Southwest baked egg rolls make the regular rotation at my house! Continue reading →
Pie for dinner. Is that not the best idea you have ever heard? This savory pie is so full of flavor, you’ll want to eat the whole thing! The best part, its also healthy. The butternut squash and smoked gouda pie is made with whole grains, nuts for protein, and packed full of seasonal veggies. Continue reading →
Today I have a simple recipe to share. I have always loved ravioli, a comfort food from my childhood. This bake is lasagna like, with layers of noodles, cheese, sauce, and veggies. If you still have family hanging around after the holidays, this dish can be adapted to fit anyone’s taste. It goes in and out of the oven in a cinch!