Smoky Artichoke Dip

Recipes do not get easier than this one.  5 ingredients, 5 minutes, one bowl, DONE! Simple, refreshing, no-cooking required…and abundant in flavor. Can it get any better? For all those Gluten-free folks out there, grab your favorite seed crackers and sit down with this dip for a delightful snack session. You can thank me later….

Pad Thai Sauce

My husband has a habit of coming home from work and telling me that he would like to make a “little” dietary change.  It all started 2 years ago, when we decided to go from total omnivores to vegetarians. Fast forward to today and we are now fully vegan.  As if being vegan, and cooking…

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Oooooo, Onion Rings….Just saying those two words brings a smile to my face.  Those bite sized, crispy, golden brown and absolutely delicious little rings of joy are a “once in a while” indulgent treat that my husband and I like to eat. Now…these arent just any old onion rings though…our favorite decadent snack is BEER…

Summer Squash Sweet Relish

The summer of 2017 was a WET summer.  Below average temperatures, and what seemed like endless rain, wrecked havoc on most of the gardeners dreams of successful crops. Certain crops are more hardy than others, and while planning for the garden this year, we took into consideration, the Old Farmers Almanac‘s advice on predicted rainy summer…

Pauline’s Mango Salsa

This recipe was given to me by a co-worker when I previously worked at a pediatricians office downstate.  We would have pot-luck lunches at the office on special occasions, birthdays or holidays and at one of those pot-luck lunches, in walks Pauline, our Nurse Manager, with a bowl full of the best salsa I’ve ever tasted….

Lentil Loaf w/Onion Gravy

Say what you want about Lentil Loaf but this homesteading family LOVES a good leftover lentil loaf slider smothered with gravy.  Comfort food in veggie version is always welcome here. Throw down a side of our amazing Baked Sweet Potato Fries and you’ve got yourself a tasty meal! If you try out this recipe, or any other…

Chopped Detox Salad

Sometimes we come upon a recipe that is soooo good, it requires NO altering.  That doesn’t happen often, but when it does, we celebrate the perfection of the recipe by sharing it with others. Although we can’t take credit for this recipe, we can certainly share in its delight by posting it for our followers…