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“Beet It” Salad!

“Beet It” Salad!

Another Instagram inspired dish, “Beet It” Salad,¬†roasted beets with goat cheese and fresh parsley. Although I’m not much a fan of goat cheese, the creamy richness of the cheese is a must with this salad. Absolutely divine. Especially when served warm. But this salad is just as yummy cold. ūüôā “Beet It” Salad Fresh Beets … Continue reading

Funky Cauliflower!

Funky Cauliflower!

Happy Holiday’s dear readers!! I’m here. I really am. I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth. Yet. My time has been consumed with work, a few classes, a couple special Christmas projects and a viewing of The Nutcracker Ballet! Which hopefully will become an annual tradition to kick off the holiday season! ūüôā … Continue reading

Roasted Artichokes

Roasted Artichokes

Another Instagram inspired meal, Roasted Artichokes! I had a pretty rough weekend which felt much longer than it really was. I didn’t have much of an appetite most of the weekend, which is telling in of itself. Come Sunday evening I was yearning for something tasty and hearty, but it had to be something easy … Continue reading

Roasted Avocado!? Sure, why not!!

Roasted Avocado!? Sure, why not!!

If you have an iPhone or an Android phone and aren’t using Instagram, why the hell not!? Instagram (aka IG) is a photo editing and sharing application. Via IG, you can post photo’s with captions describing your picture¬†and add hashtags to post them on other pages. One of my favorite hashtags is #foodporn.¬† It’s used … Continue reading

Sinfully Fantastic Potatoes!

Sinfully Fantastic Potatoes!

You know that dish that you really shouldn’t eat, but can’t help but eat because it’s just too damn good to pass up?? Yep, that’s these potatoes! Sinful Potatoes didn’t get their name because they’re healthy for you!¬† Not only are they sinful, they’re to die for and they’re super simple to prepare if you … Continue reading

Not Yo Momma’s Lasagna – Pesto Polenta Lasagna

Not Yo Momma’s Lasagna – Pesto Polenta Lasagna

The word “lasagna” doesn’t do a thing for me.¬† But add the words “pesto” and “polenta”¬†aaaaand…. ¬†my interest is piqued! I receive daily¬†emails from allrecipes.com.¬† Not really a fan of lasagna, I deleted¬†a recent¬†email purely based on the subject line, Pesto Polenta Lasagna. But¬† the words¬†pesto and polenta kept¬†calling to me.¬† I needed to check … Continue reading

SUPERBOWL Spinach Dip!!

SUPERBOWL Spinach Dip!!

It’s the eve of Superbowl and you know what that means… the smoking of brisket¬†and ribs have begun, chicken is marinating, beans are soaking for chili’s and bean dips, meatballs are being hand rolled and drown in BBQ sauce in the slow-cooker, sour cream is flying off the shelves of supermarkets while gallons of onion … Continue reading