Tag: clean eating

Feta, Walnut & Beet Salad

Feta, Walnut & Beet Salad

Sweet, salty, crunchy, and tangy: this simple beet salad with prosciutto, walnuts and feta cheese hits all the notes of a complete meal!

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

A few substitutions transform traditional lasagne into a lighter, healthier dish. This recipe uses spaghetti squash, lean ground meat, fresh tomatoes and a light amount of cheese to satisfy your Italian cravings!

Cold Room

Cold Room

A cold room, or “root cellar”, is an underground room (often found under a front porch) that is built to maintain a constant, cool temperature without allowing what’s inside to freeze. Jars of tomatoes, beans, salsa, sauerkraut, beets, pickles, jams and jellies, and fruit sauces, all ready and waiting.

Exploring SW Colorado

Exploring SW Colorado

Fly fishing, gorgeous scenery, peach orchards, wineries and fine and fun food come together here.

Summer Succotash

Summer Succotash

Succotash is a hearty and affordable combination of primarily corn and beans (usually lima beans) with origins credited to early Native Americans. Regional and seasonal variations have developed with additions of peppers, tomatoes, and other vegetables. A little bacon or ham never hurt either!

Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs

You can change the texture of meatballs by the type of breadcrumb you use. Even better, you can very easily make your own.

Spinach and Basil Pesto

Spinach and Basil Pesto

Do you ever wonder what was going through the mind of the person who decided to make a sauce from fresh basil leaves? I guess I can see someone saying “you know? we keep tearing up these leaves and adding it to our pasta … and we always use garlic and Parmesan cheese … a good drizzle of olive oil never hurt”. But then … “Oh! and hey! let’s throw in some nuts!”

Cuban Meatballs

Cuban Meatballs

I have become a big fan of the Cuban Sandwich: ham, pork, swiss cheese, mustard, and dill pickles all layered between slices of Cuban bread. As I’ve mentioned before, what is a meatball but a ground-up sandwich? Therefore, I give you … Cuban Meatballs

Hot Italian Beef Sandwiches

Hot Italian Beef Sandwiches

A simple beef roast simmered in tomatoes and seasoned with Italian herbs and spices makes sandwiches tasty enough for company and hearty enough for family meals. Slow cooker or oven preparation instructions included.

Fried Rice

Fried Rice

This vegetable Fried Rice recipe makes a simple, affordable meal with complex flavors. Scrambled eggs provide protein and a sweet-spicy sauce will satisfy that umami craving.