Spring is coming!

Spring is almost here!  Tis’ the season of renewal and rebirth! It also means baseball, my birthday, some vacay, bathing suit shopping and the return of flip-flops which also make spring one of my favorite times of year. I decided to welcome in springtime by chopping off all my hair. I feel like a new … Continue reading

Birthday week

Last week,  I celebrated this man ————————> My wonderfully amazing and loving hubs! J.D. never wants to make a big deal of his birthday and usually, because it’s the week before V-day, he tries to lump his birthday together with Valentine’s Day for the two of us. Usually I let him do it, but not … Continue reading

Poor (wo)man’s lunch

When groceries are running low, finding a meal can be a challenge. It’s easy to give up and hit a takeout restaurant but I challenge you to resist that urge! They actually make an iPhone app that will take note of all the ingredients and come up with a great meal idea. I’m just not … Continue reading

Craving spicy

There was a time I thought black pepper was spicy. Forget red pepper on pizza or pasta and if there were jalepenos in my guacamole I usually couldn’t eat much.   I hated chili and would only eat salsa if it tasted like bland tomatoes. I just couldn’t do spicy. Over the years my tolerance for … Continue reading

Comfort for some

So right of the bat I will admit, this recipe isn’t for everybody. I had a hankering for something really rich and really creamy last week and I found this recipe on Pinterest for a vegan Mac-n-Cheese. Completely confused on how anything with cheese in the title could possibly be good with some kind of … Continue reading

Fill em’ up

Finding vehicles for vegetables can be fun. There’s the staples that my hubby and I utilize weekly – Quinoa pasta, baked potatoes and corn tortillas. But then there are times we want to get creative to keep things fresh and interesting. The latest vehicle I attempted: crepes. You can stuff them with anything and they … Continue reading


So I’m not becoming a vegan but dabbling in the movement couldn’t hurt, right? In my quest to go meatless at least a few times a week, I ran into a problem: finding a variety of delicious vegetarian dishes sans dairy. I started in December and found a few staple dishes that I love but … Continue reading