Buttery Garlic Shrimp


Garlic and butter.  I ask you, is there anything better? This dish is so summery and light and comes together in under 20 minutes. There are several variations to this.  A traditional shrimp scampi recipe will have butter along with white wine and can be either baked in the oven or done on the … [Continue reading]

Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto


Oh me ~ oh my!  I've gone and done it again. There are very few foods that I enjoy THAT much that I can eat the ENTIRE thing myself, but this is one. The only other time I can really remember eating the whole thing by myself was when I made my 'Not Your Mama's Greenbeans'.   Now I have … [Continue reading]

Healthy Chicken Chili


I am always searching for ways to cut out red meat from our diet.  I'd love for my entire family to be as passionate about vegetables and a plant … [Continue reading]

Red Lentil Soup


  Well March has finally arrived and even though we haven't come close to the 90+ inches of snow we got hammered with last year, it still is … [Continue reading]

Penne with Roasted Butternut Squash & Mushrooms


I have a great light recipe for you today with one of my all time favorite vegetables.... butternut squash. I've made this recipe a few times now … [Continue reading]

Nestle Announces Plans to Remove Artificial Flavors and Dyes from its Candy Products


Huge companies like Kraft, Coca Cola and Wal Mart have removed artificial food colors and dyes from the products that they distribute in other … [Continue reading]

Baked Gnocchi with Bacon, Tomato and Mozzarella


We've been going through some rough times here at our house this past week, and I was craving comfort food like crazy.   I came across this recipe on … [Continue reading]

Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip


Do your kids love to dip as much as mine do??   I swear it's in their DNA to dip. Unfortunately not all dips are created equal though.  Lots of the … [Continue reading]

The Green Way to Clean Scratches off of Leather

PicMonkey Collage

I ABSOLUTELY swear to you, this is the couch in my living room. And THESE are before and after photos of it!!! I am on a bender lately on … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Smoothie


I've been requested to put more delicious smoothies on my website ~ more specifically, LESS green smoothies and MORE milk or yogurt based smoothies!  … [Continue reading]