Category Archive: Vegetables

Black Bean and Corn Salad


Mexican food is one of my favorites! Cilantro, cumin and lime juice marry well with black beans and corn. This salad can be used as a side dish with grilled fish or chicken or put a big scoop over a salad of baby greens for a filling vegetarian meal. Drain off some of the marinade …

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Figs, smothered chicken, salad dressing 065

We had a weekend of good eats at home and eating out. I had done so much cooking during the week last week that we could just eat off the left overs! Today we finally had the chance to take David out to celebrate his 21 st birthday! He loves sushi so we tried out …

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Smothered Chicken in Gravy Slow Cooker / Figs / Amazing Dressing


I have been on a comfort food kick this week. The temperatures have dropped down in the 80′s for us and although that isn’t exactly cool it makes me think Fall is on the way! I feel ready for a change in seasons and thoughts of my favorite Fall foods are dancing in my head. …

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Food Finds of My Favorite Meatless Meals!


I think this semester with daughter Katy in spain, son David’s busy college schedule and hubby Tom’s work travel there are going to be plenty of nights where I don’t have anyone to cook for.  I do love to cook but I welcome the break! With that in mind I will keep some easy, healthy, …

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Cornmeal Muffin Recipe & Invisalign Update


It was cool here this weekend and with that came a desire for chili. What goes better with chili than cornmeal muffins? I decided to take my favorite cornbread recipe and adapt it to muffins. It worked beautifully! This recipes uses a can of creamed corn and that makes the muffins nice and moist with …

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