Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

The temperature dipped down into the 70’s here yesterday making it a perfect day for home made soup! Soup is easy to make, can be frozen in portion controlled amounts and reheats nicely. What’s not to like? This recipe came from the Cooking Light message board and I have been making it for a couple …

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Pumpkin Butter & Pumpkin Apple Butter Recipes

Thank you for all the well wishes, exercise ideas and comments left on my last post. What a great support system my blog friends have become!  My mom and dad have called to check on me and sent emails as well as Katy all the way from Spain! My toe is feeling better this morning. …

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Damaged Goods! A Challenge & I Have To Quit Something I Enjoy!

Yesterday I was cleaning house and son David is gone for the weekend so I decided I would do his weekly chores as well. One of them is emptying the waste baskets from all the bedrooms. So I coming out of his room and I turn to take another look at his messy room behind …

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Maple Roasted Root Vegetables and Hot 100 Challenge Week 3

As promised I am posting one of my favorite roasted root vegetable recipes. My version was inspired by a Cooking Light recipe you can view the original recipe here. It used a lot of honey and I prefer a smaller amount of real grade B Maple syrup. If you don’t have Grade B, Grade A …

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Roasted Cauliflower with Herbs & Cheese

Oven roasted vegetables are so easy to prepare and result in big, big flavor! This one is a hit even with son David who is not a big veggie eater. That is saying a lot! Change up the herbs depending on what you are serving this side dish with. Try sage and rosemary to go …

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