Mama’s Loaded Potato Soup

I cannot take a lick of credit for this. It's my mother's recipe. It's delicious and filling. Give it a try and you will be struck with cravings for it forevermore. Ingredients: 1lb. bacon, chopped 1 stick of butter 1 1/2 Vidalia onion, diced 1/4 cup flour 1/2 quart of whole milk 1 bag of [...]

Mushroom Alfredo

Rich, creamy, and comforting...this dish is going to help you greet Autumn in the most lovely way. Ingredients: half a yellow onion, diced 2 pints baby bella (crimini) mushrooms 2 handfuls of fresh spinach fresh dill, parsley, and thyme (a few sprigs of each), chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 splash of white wine [...]

Chicken Apple Risotto

I've been making this recipe from memory for years (nearly a decade). Therefore, I can't remember the exact title of it's source (a gluten free cookbook long forgotten). It's a favorite and every time I have made it for someone they have requested the details. So here they are. I hope you enjoy it's hearty [...]

Elotes Salad

Once you've had this salad you will crave it again and again! Consider yourself warned. It also happens to be a great way to use up leftover grilled corn during the summer. And no, there are not measurements for any of the ingredients. It's a salad! I'm sure you'll figure it out. Ingredients: greens grilled [...]

What We’re Eating (June, Week 2)

A week of meal time inspiration including: a range of vegan and omnivore meals, sweet and savory breakfasts, lots of lunches utilizing leftovers (to avoid food waste and make the day easier), and tips for cross utilizing ingredients. You'll notice there are a few exceptions to our normal plan this week as it's Isaiah's birthday [...]

Lemon Poppy Pancake Bites

I hesitate to even call this a recipe. More accurately, it is a variation of pancake mix and method. Ingredients: Your favorite pancake mix (and any necessary add-ins) 1 tsp. lemon zest 1/4 tsp. poppy seeds 6-8 drops of lemon essential oil (ONLY if you use a food safe brand like DoTerra or Young Living, [...]

Miso-Butter Rattlesnake Beans

It isn't often that a side dish pulls me through a restaurant door (though plenty of entrees, desserts, and cocktails have). But years ago I was so infatuated with a certain restaurant's miso green beans that I would duck in alone on my way to or from work for a "snack". Had I known then [...]