Gingerbread Pancakes

I have the best husband in the world. No, really, I mean it. After just one week of school, both of my boys had gotten their first colds... and, they had given the cold to me. So, what did my husband do? He let me sleep in and got up with the kids. On top of that, he made the kids homemade pancakes for breakfast! His gingerbread pancakes not only tasted great, they filled the house with the Continue Reading

“Soup Weather” Vegetable Soup

We've all heard (and probably said) the phrase, "this is soup weather." I usually find myself saying that in fall or winter - especially since I live in the South where spring and summer are typically sweltering. However, this year, the weather has been playing tricks on us. The last week has been rainy and the temperatures have been in the low 60s. Yes, I said that the weather in Georgia has Continue Reading

Oven-Roasted (Frozen) Corn

I love roasted corn on the cob. It is great on the grill or in the oven. The question is, what do you do on when corn on the cob isn't in season? I found the answer on Pinterest. So, as a part of my Pinterest Challenge, I roasted up some frozen corn... well, actually, I broiled it up. The original pin linked to a recipe for soup that briefly mentioned roasting frozen corn. After reading Continue Reading

Quinoa With Black Bean & Mandarin Orange Sauce

Black beans and mandarin oranges? Really? Trust me, it is delicious. The sauce The sauce is perfect for those nights when want something homemade and healthy, but are too tired to cook. All it takes is black beans, mandarin oranges, diced tomatoes and a few spices. You may have all of the ingredients in your pantry right now. If so, try it out tonight! The spices that I suggest include Continue Reading

Crunchy Kale Slaw – A Simple and Tasty Way to Get Your Veggies

If you are anything like me, you have a few go-to vegetables that make up most of your vegetable intake. I love broccoli, so that is what I cook the most. As for on-the-go snacking, I usually stick with carrots. There are plenty of other vegetables that I like, but I don't eat them as regularly as I should... and then there are those veggies that are good for me, but aren't really favorites (think Continue Reading

Brown-Bag Microwave Popcorn

Popcorn is one of my favorite snacks. Done right, it is the perfect addition to a healthy diet. Done wrong, it can destroy (at least) a day's worth of healthy eating in just one sitting. I'm all for having a small bag of movie theater popcorn as a treat. But for everyday snacking, I prefer microwave popcorn. Now, I'm not talking about the prepackaged kind that costs a fortune and contains a Continue Reading

Cauliflower and Tofu “Fried Rice”

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This week's Pinterest Challenge recipe: Cauliflower Fried Rice Could there be such a thing as healthy fried rice? If you are using the traditional ingredients, probably not. However, Corey over at Family Fresh Meals created an incredible faux fried rice recipe that I have seen pinned over and over again. From the first moment I saw this recipe, I've wanted to try it. Finally, this week, I Continue Reading