Category Archives: The Kitchen

Tomato Basil Zucchini Pasta

I have a new kitchen toy to make my tomato basil zucchini pasta. I absolutely love making veggie noodles with my Paderno Spiralizer. It is a great way to add more servings of vegetables and even fruit to your meals. I chose the Paderno brand because it came with 4 different pasta blades. There are… Continue Reading

Yogurt Pancakes

Yogurt Pancakes My mom always made yogurt pancakes for us when we were growing up. Sometimes we would have breakfast for dinner when dad was away traveling for business and mom would create different theme nights to make up for his absence. The themes ranged from pajama night with breakfast for dinner to picnics in… Continue Reading

Stuff-a-Pita

 I am looking forward to cooler temperatures as we get closer to my favorite season, autumn. This year has been especially hot with temps in the high 90’s almost consistently which is unusual for where we live. We are even experiencing more humidity than usual too. I am a mid-70’s to low 80’s kind of… Continue Reading

Summer Rolls

One thing I love about making summer rolls is getting a group together for an interactive party food experience. I will set out several different options for filling in an assembly line and let everyone wrap their own while I have the sauces ready to go for dipping. Well, the other day it was just… Continue Reading

My 21 Day Fix Breakfast

A berry good breakfast indeed! If you want something to get you started that will last the morning and then some, try this menu idea. Container Tally 1 Red – Greek yogurt 2 Purple- my favorite fruit combo of grapes and strawberries 2 Yellow – an English muffin 2 tsp. -Peanut butter or other nut… Continue Reading

My 21 Day Fix Lunch

I am not a big salad fan so when I stumble upon a combination I like I have to share. This salad contains: 1 green container of fresh baby spinach 1 purple container of sliced fresh strawberries 1 green container with red onions and sprouts (spicy). The ratio is up to you. 1 orange container… Continue Reading