Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

Growing up in the Southern US, fried green tomatoes are often on the menu. So, when a gentleman in the local community garden shared some tomatoes from his vines, I couldn’t resist making a batch. Although this recipe is nothing like the fried green tomatoes 

Kale Salad with Apple and Persimmon and a Zesty Lemon Dressing

Kale Salad with Apple and Persimmon and a Zesty Lemon Dressing

Okay, I’m just going to say it! Massaging kale to make it tender for kale salad is 100% silly. Instead, save the massage for yourself and make my Kale Salad with Apple and Persimmon tossed with a Lemon Dressing. I created this salad for a 

Patatas Bravas – Classic Spanish Tapas (Vegan Option)

Patatas Bravas – Classic Spanish Tapas (Vegan Option)

It’s almost impossible to find a restaurant in Spain that doesn’t serve some version of Patatas Bravas. Not that I blame them. Easy to make, packing a punch of flavor, these classic Spanish tapas are freaking delicious. And I’ve made them healthier and easier to 

Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans (Vegan)

Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans (Vegan)

Rice! I’m gonna be totally honest with you guys. I don’t share a lot of rice dishes because I don’t eat a lot of rice dishes. Although that is changing. Today, I’m sharing my Cilantro Lime Rice with Black Beans recipe which I learned to 

Grilled Pepper and Tomato Salad with Fresh Basil (Vegan)

Grilled Pepper and Tomato Salad with Fresh Basil (Vegan)

Grilled Pepper and Tomato Salad with Fresh Basil has become one of my absolute FAVORITES since moving to Portugal. It feels like you’re eating summer in every bite. Don’t forget to pair it with a nice crusty bread to soak up all the delicious juices. 

Roasted Pears and Turnips with Rosemary Fennel Honey Butter

Roasted Pears and Turnips with Rosemary Fennel Honey Butter

I’m a very seasonal eater when it comes to fruits and veggies from growing up on a produce farm. Which is why I’ve always eaten pears and turnips in the fall to late winter. BUT spring turnips are freaking amazing! Crispy, crunchy, and SWEET – 

Turkey and Barley Meatballs with Shishito Peppers, Cheesy Polenta and Sriracha Sauce

Turkey and Barley Meatballs with Shishito Peppers, Cheesy Polenta and Sriracha Sauce

After my recent article, My Family is on a Budget, But I Still Buy Organic Meat. Here’s How. , featured on the PennyHoarder.com, I decided it was time to show you how I do it. The next couple of articles will feature recipes showing you how I’m 

Spring Farro Salad with Asparagus, Peas and Fresh Herbs

Spring Farro Salad with Asparagus, Peas and Fresh Herbs

Today, I’m bringing you a real treat using one of my favorite whole grains, a Spring Farro Salad with Asparagus, Peas and Fresh Herbs. The hubby and I fell in love with the simple goodness of farro in Italy, where they’ve been growing and eating farro 

Buttery, Warm Southern CornBread in Denver

Buttery, Warm Southern CornBread in Denver

Baking has been a challenge for me since moving from the East Coast to Colorado.  The altitude does nothing for my recipes from back home but I’m finally getting the hang of it.  I conquered making my wonderfully buttery Southern cornbread here in Denver.  I 

Fight the Flu: Here are 9 Absolutely Easy Recipes and Tips

Fight the Flu: Here are 9 Absolutely Easy Recipes and Tips

It’s that time of the year again.  Time to fight the flu. It seems anyone and everyone either has the flu or knows someone who does. Even one of our friend’s baby has the flu at four months old. Poor little guy. I wish I