Homemade Green Bean Casserole

green bean casserole

This post is going to look complicated, but there's nothing further from the truth.  This recipe is easy to make! I did it and so can you! First things first, let's talk onions, shall we?  What makes the Green Bean Casserole dish so infamous are those crunchy onions on top.  However, the … [Continue reading]

Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

cream of mushroom green bean casserole

Well I've finally gone and done it.  It's taken me a while (2 years to be exact).  But I've finally made my own condensed version of Cream of Mushroom Soup. I used my Cream of Mushroom soup recipe as my inspiration.  I used milk instead of heavy cream and I just needed to thicken it a bit so it … [Continue reading]

Make THIS! Not THAT: Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup


MAKE THIS!   When I tell you this condensed cream of mushroom soup comes together in a matter of minutes, I'm not exaggerating.  There is … [Continue reading]

Crispy Fried Onions (like the can)

french fried onions

I'm pretty sure there's no better food on the planet than crispy fried onions.   I could seriously eat the entire thing by myself. But I shouldn't … [Continue reading]

Anne Burrell’s (Baked) Meatballs

anne burrell's meatballs

I think I am becoming a meatball snob. Even though I like my meatballs, I am still trying to get that WOW factor when I eat them.  And who better … [Continue reading]

10 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

10 Healthy Thanksgiving Sides

Oh what a great time of year it is, isn't it?  Who doesn't love Thanksgiving? I will not be hosting Thanksgiving this year but I have been saving … [Continue reading]

50 Healthy Snack Ideas


Whenever I tell people we eat a whole foods diet, the first question I get is, "What is that?  What do you eat?" So I try to explain that we've cut … [Continue reading]

Does your rice need to be organic?

organic brown rice

I came across something very interesting today that I wanted to share with you. Since we have gone unprocessed in 2012 we continue to decrease the … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin & Flax Seed Granola

pumpkin & flax seed granola

  I love making granola. Not only does it make my house smell amazing each time I bake it, but it's just so much healthier than store … [Continue reading]

10 Spectacular Fall Pumpkin Recipes

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Well it's November everyone and there are a whole lotta homeless pumpkins out there just waiting to be made into something spectacular.   So I thought … [Continue reading]