Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This post was originally published June 29, 2012 I heard that Phil saw his shadow this year. Bring on six more weeks of winter. I, of course, am not complaining. Florida winter is the absolute best. High of 65, sunny, a little breeze. Doesn't that sound like your perfect day? Occasionally it drops a little lower than I like. On those mornings you will hear me grumble as I reach for my robe … [Read more...]

Loaded Cauliflower Soup

Baked Potato Soup is one of my absolute favorites! But, you know, with the holidays I try to save a few calories where ever I can. Subbing out the potatoes in soup for cauliflower. That was my genius friend Noelle's idea. She casually mentioned it one day while we were chatting. Um, why did I never think of that. I have made mashed cauliflower, cauliflower au gratin and I love just roasted … [Read more...]

No Prep Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

This time of year is busy, I don't think there is anyway around that. All of our weekends from now until Christmas are pretty much booked solid with both lunch and dinner events daily. On the Monday through Thursday nights that we might not already have something on the schedule I need easy dinners. My brain can't handle much more that stirring a few things together and setting a timer. This … [Read more...]

Chicken, Bacon, and Avocado Wrap

My husband and I love wraps. We, or at least I, could probably eat one for every meal. We hunt for the best wraps in town at our favorite restaurants. We have our favorite Buffalo Chicken Wrap at one place, our favorite Caesar Wrap at another and we always love to try new combinations. There was a wrap called the Catalina Wrap which was one of our favorite indulgences at the yacht club. Similar … [Read more...]

Broccoli Quinoa Mac and Cheese

If you indulged in one to many tacos yesterday, or a chicken chimichanga with beans and rice, not that anyone here did.... then today's post is for you. Enjoy a family favorite on the lighter side with this Broccoli Quinoa Mac and Cheese. It's got no pasta in it and instead is packed with quinoa, tons of broccoli, and a delicious cheesy sauce. I have been seeing quinoa mac and cheese recipes … [Read more...]