Italian Meatballs

These dairy-free meatballs are delicious.  This is a large recipe and perfect for stocking your freezer with healthy, great-tasting freezer meals.

italian-meatballsOn busy days, I often wish we would eat take-out for dinner.  I used to buy Chinese food because it seemed to have less dairy, but now since we have a little one with a soy allergy as well as dairy, Chinese is not a good option either.

Instead, I try to keep some quick and easy meals in the freezer.   Continue reading

Easy Moist Cake (Using a Cake Mix)

The secret ingredient of these moist cakes isn’t pudding mixes or dairy. The secret ingredient is grated zucchini.  The zucchini melts away into the cake so you can’t even tell it is in there.

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My five-year-old has a summer birthday.  I thought he wanted a chocolate cake and started grating zucchini for a chocolate zucchini cake, but he picked out a boxed spice cake mix.  Since I already grated zucchini, I decided it was time to experiment. Continue reading

Zucchini Time

After being away from my garden for a week, I came back to find my zucchini plants loaded with overgrown zucchini.  Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables, if it is possible to narrow it down.  It is so mellow, versatile, and plentiful.  I’m loving the zucchini season.zucchiniGrowing up, my dad loved telling a joke about tourists that came to visit their friend in Idaho one summer.  The Idaho host takes the visitors to Yellowstone Park and they stop and visit Old Faithful.  The visitors are about to lock the doors to the car, but the host tells them Continue reading