Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

How to Make the Prettiest Kale, Peach & Almond Salad (Video)

What is my (and every other person's, it seems) favorite vegetable du jour? KALE, baby! There are all types of kale: curly kale, dinosaur kale (Umm, huh? Tyrannosaurus Rex? Oh, not that kinda dinosaur? Phew.), red Russian kale, and a few others. I love 'em all. Check out this video we shot of the making of this rockin' kale-peach-almond salad dish for your viewing pleasure!...more
You're making me want some kale and I errr do not like kale. :-)more

It's National Chili Day: Celebrate With a REAL Texas Recipe!

How long has it been since you've had a big, thick steaming bowl of REAL Texas chili? Well, that's too long. Here's an easy recipe for the real thing for National Chili Day today!...more
I feel ashamed to say that I de-Texasify my chili every time I make it by using ground meat, ...more

The Ultimate Money-Saving Tip for Your Gluten-Free Diet

Some feel P.F. Chang's is discriminating against individuals with celiac disease because they charge $1 more per menu item that is prepared gluten-free. Here's what I think about the cost of GF food and the best way to save money....more
melaniehoglind great to hear from some like-minded folks! :) Thank you for your comment and I'm ...more

Winter Quinoa Kale Tabbouleh Salad

Winter Quinoa Kale Tabbouleh Salad I call this salad tabbouleh, although most of the ingredients are … Continue reading → ...more

Curried Broccoli with Almonds

We were snowed in last week for a day and I had to get creative with what I found...more

Vegetable Soup

For whatever ails you (or not)...one can never eat too many veggies!http://www.italiangirlcooks.com/vegetable-soup-for-whatever-ails-you-or-......more

"Dump It All In" Crockpot Sirloin

Yesterday, upon waking in my ...more

Fire up your Oven all this April! ~ Mega Marathon BM#51

It's time for yet another Mega Marathon to be held. So this April will be a whole month of Marathon with all of us simply baking!...more

Meatball Parmesan

Meatball Parmesan – traditional meatballs smothered in a delicious marinara sauce and topped with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Beautiful and delicious. Yesterday morning hubs came to me and said we should go visit my sister, since he had to drop something off ....more

Badami Paneer Recipe - How to make Badami Paneer - Step by Step Recipe - Easy Paneer Recipes

If you are looking for more gravy curry recipes then do check Meal Maker Curry, Baingan Bharta, Aloo Ka Rassawala Shaak, Shahi Paneer and Aloo Palak. ...more

25 Deliciously Healthy Low-Carb Recipes from February 2015 (Gluten-Free, SBD, Paleo, Whole 30)

Here are the 25 Deliciously Healthy Low-Carb Recipes from February 2015 that I posted on Kalyn's Kitchen or found on other great blogs! It seems like the month of February went flying by, although if you live in the part of the U.S. where you were buried in snow, it probably was a different experience!...more

broccoli rabe pizza

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza! How I love pizza! I truly do! ...more

Garlic Cauliflower Breadsticks

I’m always looking for quick and semi-healthy snacks to make. Snacking is probably my favorite activity of the day. These garlic cauliflower breadsticks fit the bill ....more