Salads and Side Dishes

Green Bean and Chickpea Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

I'm sure everyone has those days where you can't remember how many days it has been since you've eaten a vegetable. I guess I'm saying that because I'm hoping I'm not that only one that feels that way sometimes. Our schedule can get really crazy, and all the sudden an oatmeal breakfast followed by a… Continue reading Green Bean and Chickpea Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Appetizers

Tomato Bruschetta

The official start of fall is September 22nd, which means there are just a few weeks left to enjoy summers greatest vegetables. Heirloom tomatoes are an amazing addition to a summer dinner. They are best served raw and are much sweeter than vine tomatoes. Bruschetta is a very broad term for a spread or topping… Continue reading Tomato Bruschetta

Main Courses

Spicy Corn Chowder with Blackened Shrimp

It's only in the past few nights after games that I've noticed that slight chill in the air. It's the most amazing time of year where you feel the sun all day and get to cozy up a little at night. Fall is on the way! And with that, it's starting to be the last… Continue reading Spicy Corn Chowder with Blackened Shrimp

The Bakery

Orange Creamsicle Muffins

As I mentioned earlier in the summer, I have been experimenting with baking recipes by substituting Greek yogurt for butter. The results have been mostly successful and make for a creamy product that is significantly lower in fat than its original counterpart. We used to make a version of these Orange Creamsicle Muffins during the… Continue reading Orange Creamsicle Muffins