Muffin Pan Frittatas

Muffin Pan Frittatas

Forgive me for working backwards. Rather than including a recipe in my previous post I thought those mini frittatas deserved their own moment in the sun. The frittatas were really very simple to prepare but I must confess I didn’t keep notes on the amounts used in the filling. Without revisiting the recipe I would … Continue reading

You are Invited to Brunch!

You are Invited to Brunch!

Before wrapping up breakfast this month I want to put a little bee in your bonnet. Next time you plan a party or family gathering plan it around breakfast! Of course for non-morning people, breakfast (or brunch) can be on the menu at any time of day. I don’t know if I have shared this … Continue reading

Burger Night Done Light

Burger Night Done Light

Burger night is a rare treat in our house. When it does come around, burgers are a great opportunity to put the recipe lightening techniques I shared earlier this week into action. Let’s apply those tips to the burger recipe below: Ingredient Swap To get a really moist juicy burger most sources agree you need … Continue reading

How to Lighten Recipes

How to Lighten Recipes

By now you should have caught on that I feel strongly about continuing to eat familiar favorite foods while maintaining my weight in a healthy way. Achieving the full extent of this lofty goal takes a combination of creativity and patience. When I look at a recipe I can tell fairly quickly if I want … Continue reading

Cardamom Peach Cake

Cardamom Peach Cake

Peaches and cardamom are one of my all time favorite flavor combinations. In my humble opinion cardamom is under appreciated in western cooking. Cooking with peaches (or nectarines for that matter) and not sprinkling in a dash of this aromatic spice is leaving a huge flavor opportunity on the table. We took this cake to … Continue reading

Don’t skip this meal!

Don’t skip this meal!

Who ever it is that declares things has declared September to be National Breakfast Month. I find it fitting to have breakfast month coincide with the beginning of a new school year. Even though we are a few days in, I challenge you to fit in a balanced morning meal every day for the next … Continue reading

Scoop Has Arrived!

Scoop Has Arrived!

Happy Labor Day! I hope you are reading this on the fly while you enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer with a sunny day of hiking, boating, strolling, or other active activities. Be safe, wear sun screen, etc. I am extra happy this Labor Day now that I am no longer waiting to … Continue reading

The Art of Pie

The Art of Pie

“Have you ever made a dough and felt like YOU are the one who must be wrong because even though you followed everything that the recipe said to do, it just doesn’t turn out right? You are not wrong. The recipe just did not give you enough information. This is the art of making a pie.” Kate McDermott, … Continue reading