Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chili for #SundaySupper

I'm a squash using fool this year. Low calorie, filling, and delicious it is my "meat" of choice this winter and I'm trying to think of every way in which to use it. I already have ideas spinning around in my head: enchiladas, soup, salads. Gosh I can't wait to make all these delicious dinners. This recipe is an adaptation from All You magazine and only has 276 calories per serving (in the … [Read more...]

Vegan Moroccan Bean Stew: Freezer to Crockpot Meal

The kitchen is still coming along, slowly but surely. We have finished putting together all of the cabinet boxes. Next up is a little plumbing work and then fixing the cabinets to the wall. From there is seems like a less painful process of having countertops installed and building all the inside parts for the cabinets. In preparation for our kitchen remodel I made up a few freezer to crockpot … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Is your grill still warm? Because this is a recipe you are going to want to try! It's not often that my husband prepares the meals and cooks them, but I had a late work day and didn't want to eat at 9 pm so before leaving the house for the day I set out all the ingredients. He prepared this pork when he got off work  and it was on the grill when I walked in the door. We eat a lot of chicken … [Read more...]

The Best Blueberry Muffins for #SundaySupper

Berry season is mostly over here in Florida, but that's not going to keep me from celebrating some of my favorite fruits.  Mmm strawberries, raspberries... Back in March we went to a local winery for their Blueberry Festival. We intended to go blueberry picking while we were there, but then the wine started flowing, and well, the blueberries weren't really a priority anymore. We did grab a few … [Read more...]

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

    Recently someone had mentioned a really good mango and avocado salsa they had made, since then I couldn't get the idea for jerk shrimp tacos with mango salsa out of my head. I had to make some, so I schedule shrimp tacos to appear on our menu last week. I went back and  forth on the jerk seasoning. I already had all the ingredients at home to make up this recipe from Coastal Living … [Read more...]