Moroccan Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a traditional peasant dish. This is loaded with vegetables, so healthy and delicious!  This is a family style, one pot dish that's great for any night of the week. Serve with bread, rice, or couscous. Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 2 tomatoes 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 white or yellow onion 2 garlic … Continue reading Moroccan Ratatouille

Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

I love making these little pudding pies. Less than 30 minutes and you have a delicious dessert. The crust is made with crushed cookies, and you can use any flavor pudding you prefer.  In this recipe I used vanilla wafers to make the crust, and for the pudding I made tapioca, butterscotch, and vanilla. Note: … Continue reading Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

I love Brussels sprouts! This dish is paired with sweet candied walnuts is quick, easy, and ready in minutes. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or a nice dinner at home; this one is sure to please. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups brussels sprouts 3 tbsp.  olive oil 1/2 cup crushed walnuts pepper, to taste 3 … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

Vegetarian Collard Greens

Greens are great around the holidays, paired with slow cooked meats, and is a great side dish for barbecues and gatherings with friends. I love this recipe, and its quick and easy anyone can make it. Note: to make this vegan you can use vegetable stock Ingredients: 1 quart stock; chicken or vegetable 1 bunch … Continue reading Vegetarian Collard Greens

Asparagus, Pea, and Rosemary Spring Salad

This lovely salad is fresh, light, and full of flavor. The combination of the asparagus, peas, and fresh rosemary along with the celery root and hard boiled eggs makes this dish perfect for parties, or family gatherings. It's quick, easy to prepare, and ready in less than 30 minutes. Ingredients: 1 small celery root 2 … Continue reading Asparagus, Pea, and Rosemary Spring Salad

Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

This no bake treat is so delicious. I'm a sucker for peanut butter, and this snack packs good protein punch. Shredded coconut flakes with sweet honey and pecans make this a real treat. Yield: 26 x 1" balls Ingredients: 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp. crushed pecans 3 tbsp. honey 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

D.I.Y. Rose Petal Potpourri

I love getting flowers, and roses are my favorite. Spring is in the air and flowers are blooming everywhere. Making your own potpourri makes a great gift around the holidays. It's perfect for a guest bathroom, or centerpiece on the table. These also make great hostess gifts. I made this batch with 12 pink roses … Continue reading D.I.Y. Rose Petal Potpourri