In our family, pie is a favorite year-round food, not something just reserved for Thanksgiving. In fact, at Thanksgiving, pie-not turkey-is the most important dish served. Continue reading
These dairy-free meatballs are delicious. This is a large recipe and perfect for stocking your freezer with healthy, great-tasting freezer meals.
On 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
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.
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
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.Growing 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
A fresh watermelon is trimmed and decorated for a fun summer birthday cake. It is simple and requires no baking.
I love birthday parties! I want to feed my family healthy food. But sometimes those two statements don’t go together.
A quick tip for replacing butter with beans.
I love finding new cooking ideas, especially for replacing milk products. Last week, I saw an idea to replace oil and butter in baked goods with blended beans. Continue reading
A simple but sometimes forgotten snack.
Perhaps maybe it was all the muddy buddies I sampled a few days ago, but I am feeling ready to get healthy. One of the hardest things about eating dairy-free Continue reading
Sausage and potatoes pair up for a quick and easy dinner, perfect for a busy night.
This dinner is for all the busy people out there: the moms who have three kids on three different soccer teams, the families with seven children, the dads whose kids think they can only cook cold cereal and toast, or you. It is family tested and approved. Continue reading