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quinoa stuffed portobello mushrooms portabella
Entrees, Gluten Free, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Thanksgiving & Winter Holidays

Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I’ve always loved quinoa stuffed portobello mushrooms. After all these months of covid isolation and spending a few months moving across country, I’ve been feeling a little run down. As I’m resuming blogging, I’m trying to lean heavily toward healthier recipes. That’s why I like this recipe so much, there is nothing unhealthy about it! […]

zucchini stuffed baby bella mushrooms
Fall & Winter Holidays, Father's Day, Lunch & Dinner, Oil Free Recipes, Oven Dishes, Sides, Vegetables

Zucchini Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms

For a great Thanksgiving or winter holiday side dish, these zucchini stuffed baby bella mushrooms are a good choice. Even if you only have a few people for dinner, these work as a side that everyone will enjoy. If your holidays lean Italian, then these really fit the bill! These particular stuffed mushrooms, however, won’t […]

Appetizers, Brunch, Gluten Free, Mother's Day

Cucumber Orange Hummus Appetizers

I credit Covid-19 with the creation of these delish cucumber orange hummus appetizers! One good thing about being in isolation due to the coronavirus is that we are getting inventive with food. Using only the food available in our pantries can be a challenge, if we don’t want to just eat plain foods. These appetizers […]

chocolate chip banana bread
Birthdays, Breads, Breakfast, Desserts, Father's Day, Fruit, Oven Dishes, Snacks

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Usually I create a recipe using a few similar ones from my collection of family recipes or online favorites, testing them a few times and changing them to make them the way I like, but not this Chocolate Chip Banana Bread! This recipe from Connoisseurus Veg is perfect just the way Alissa has written it! […]

Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Vegetables

Quinoa Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash

As we head into the holiday season, this quinoa kale stuffed acorn squash is a recipe you will want to keep on hand. Not only is it a beautiful dish, but the flavors are a perfect blend for fall and winter. Warm grains, greens, nuts and cranberries – such a delicious stuffing! This recipe uses […]

roast or toast nuts
Kitchen Basics

Kitchen Basics: How to Roast or Toast Nuts

Knowing how to roast or toast nuts will come in handy when you want to use raw, organic nuts for toppings on hot cereals and desserts, or would like a crunchy snack.  You can roast nuts in as little as eight minutes, with no oil needed, using your oven or stove top. Roasting or toasting […]