Category: Recipes

Recipe: Carrot Cake Stove-Top Protein Oats

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post-Easter, post-carrot cake – I’m now just trying to find places to put the left over carrots. Carrots are one of those vegetables that I’ll eat if it’s on a platter at a party, but I don’t necessarily go out of my way to buy them often. Pre-carrot cake, I used some for waffles. You […]

Recipe: Carrot Cake Protein Waffles for One

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some things are a matter of habit – pancakes, waffles, egg whites, peanut butter. I’m just grateful that I know I’m not alone in having foods and ingredients that I incorporate often into my routine. Whether we believe it or not, we all get into our own routines. But sometimes, things need to get spiced up […]

Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Spread (~4 servings)

Reading Time: 3 minutes A friend of mine is doing Whole 30 because she has some concerns digestively. I have nothing against an elimination diet when used appropriately. There are other diets like FODMAP that eliminate a kind of food and have an introductory period to help the individual determine what foods may or may not be leading to […]

Recipe: Squash Soup

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last December, I had been experimenting with soup because that’s comfort in winters in New England. I mean, really, soup is just comfort anyway. I had played with Broccoli Cheddar soup that had been inspired by Panera, except I was really trying to not give myself a stomach ache.  The recipe was a hit and […]

Recipe: Cranberry Relish

Reading Time: 3 minutes There are very few positive holiday memories that I have. I outlined a few not so positive ones here, and I glossed over Thanksgiving. It really wasn’t a big holiday growing up, but there are two things on the table that I really liked. Sweet potato balls: mashed sweet potatoes (canned) that have a marshmallow […]

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beef Roast

Reading Time: 4 minutes Meal planning based on the sales at the store has led to some interesting meals in our house. Some pretty common in other households and some not-so-common. This past week our local store had certified angus beef roast on sale for $2.99/pound, which is more than half off it’s usually price. Since we’ve been pulling […]

Recipe: Pumpkin Puree

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is the story of the pumpkin who believed it could so it did. Every post I write revolving around fall food mentions my love of other fall foods like apple pie and maple lattes, but guys let’s be honest with ourselves – we love these things, but they can get expensive. Apple picking can […]