White Garlic Stuffed Shells

You guys, I am beyond tired this week. I'm glad this is the last week of camp because it is really taking it out of me. I have been joking with my friends that on Friday I will be throwing myself a retirement party. They think I'm kidding....  I'm looking forward to a nice relaxing July and then plenty of time spent with my little girl from August on. These shells, while in no way healthy, … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato and Kale Casserole

Holiday sales aren't just for stocking up on Christmas wish list items, but grocery stores often run great deals as well. The ad before Thanksgiving had so much on sale I just couldn't help myself. I loaded my cart with baking supplies and yummy things that I don't buy very often (ice cream). I love all the veggies on sale: sweet potatoes can be picked up for nothing and this year I found huge … [Read more...]

Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

I have sworn off pumpkin for years, but I have to admit this year I really wanted to both try it and experiment with it in recipes. Back in September when visiting the in laws, my mother in law made a pumpkin coffee cake, and I liked it. Then I all but forgot about pumpkin until I started thinking about Thanksgiving. I wanted to make a healthy muffin recipe that we could enjoy for breakfast, … [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...]

Roasted Poblano Mac and Cheese for #WeekdaySupper

I love a good homemade mac and cheese. Recently I have been using a new secret weapon to make it extra creamy.  If you know me at all the secret ingredient probably won't come as much of a shock to you. My secret ingredients is.... .... .... .... .... Greek yogurt! I already put that stuff on almost everything, use it in place of sour cream, and now use it any time I'm making mac and … [Read more...]