Crab Cakes

My daughter requests this meal for her birthday EVERY YEAR. These delicious crab cakes from Ina Garten can be made … More

Lasagna Bolognese

Another lasagna recipe!  Kids love lasagna.  This is a very mild Italian version that incorporates diced vegetables.  Even though it … More

Healthy Chicken Stew

Chicken stew is faster and leaner than beef stew, but you can still get that hearty flavor and texture.  This … More

Vegetable and Beef Stew over Egg Noodles

This stew is delicious – very flavorful, yet light on meat and heavy on vegtables. It is based on a recipe written by Allysa Torey, the original owner of Magnolia Bakery in NYC. It is in her amazing cookbook, At Home with Magnolia. I modified the recipe for a slow cooker, since my dutch oven was not available.

*FAVORITE* Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is so easy, much fresher than grocery store rotisserie, and you have the option to buy an organic … More

Three Bean Chili

This recipe is easy, filling, healthy, kid-friendly and delicious.  

Healthy Easy Quiche

Healthy Easy Quiche This quiche has a shredded potato crust instead of buttery pastry, and it doesn’t use any cream … More

Healthy Creole Jambalaya

Background: Creole Jambalaya comes from the French Quarter of New Orleans.  It was created in an attempt to make paella … More