The time has arrived. We had our first salad with fresh greens from our very own garden! My beloved spring is finally here and that means delicious salads until it gets too hot that everything wilts or we eat it all first. This makes suffering through this past winter, Polar Vortex and all, completely worth it! Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2014
Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies
So if I put a vegetable in a cookie does it make it healthy?!? In this case, I must confess no. This is not a healthy cookie. It still contains a good amount of butter and sugar. AHH, but the sweet potato does add a smidge of nutrition, beta carotene, fiber, vitamins A and C. All right, it doesn’t add much of this to the cookie, but boy oh boy does it make a super yummy treat! Continue reading
Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup
Saturdays are a nice break after a long week. Things have been crazy lately so it was nice to have a lazy Saturday morning. Josh left us early to go dirt biking so I figured we deserved some pancakes for a weekend breakfast. Besides, my stash of pancakes in the freezer was gone, I needed more!
Grilled Cheese with White Asparagus
You might think I have lost my mind, but really I haven’t. Well at least not when it comes to this sandwich! You see, there is a story behind this sandwich. It goes back to when I was a college exchange student in Austria. Actually, it may even go back to when I was an exchange student my senior year of high school in Germany. Continue reading
Lemon Orzo Salad with Chick Peas and Feta
I love orzo. It is a super little pasta shaped like little grains of rice. It is rather versatile, but somehow I usually fix it the same way, simply with olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and freshly grated parmesan. It was time to remedy that situation!