A Pseudo Vegetarian Dish Of Chinese Stir-Fried Cabbages

Unless I can convince my mum to let me bring some over to her place for dinner tonight, this whole wok of vegetables is going to be my dinner for the whole of next week.I’m not going to buy another cabbage for at least a few months....more

Soba Noodles with Chicken and Vegetables in a Spicy Peanut Sauce

I just recently found out that buckwheat is a seed, not a grain. I always thought buckwheat was a type of wheat, and never bought it because I figured we eat enough grains (even if they are whole grains most of the time). But I recently learned that buckwheat is a seed, which means that it is higher in protein and fiber than wheat....more

Sumbitch Cookies from How I Met Your Mother

Yes, that's right - "Sumbitches." Why are they called that? As How I Met Your Mother fans know, in the final season, 'the Mother' meets a stressed out Lily on the train and calms her down with these chocolate and caramel cookies they named "sumbitches."...more


A fun dip that is healthy and good for you.  Perfect for your Super Bowl menu!!!  Chickpeas provide a creamy, nutty base that is accented with garlic, tahini and cumin....more

Phaedra's Apple Cabbage Fennel Salad

Leafy green salads are a chore.I eat them because I know they are good for me.My youngest daughter, on the other hand, has liked them since she could chew.We both agree on this one, though.Cabbage with fennel and apples (and dried cranberries for some tang) is a wonderful winter combination....more

Meatball Subs

This is one of my all time favorite things to eat. Whether you’re looking for something delicious for dinner or you need an awesome party food.. these are a great go to option. You don’t have to worry because these meatBALLS are not going to deflate for your upcoming super bowl party!!...more

Churro Cheesecake Bars

Disney Land.. the happiest place on earth!Also.. the place where I first ate a churro.. the best churro ever thanks to my step brother for the introduction to these magical treats.So I knew the moment I saw these Churro Cheesecake Bars I had to give them a try!I must say they almost make me feel like I’m right back at the happiest place on earth.. except I look outside and see the snow storm coming in and I’m snapped back to realty.I found this recipe on Oh Bite It and am SO happy I did. They are so quick and absolutely delicious!...more

Freezer Meals that Work for Me

Here is a list of freezer recipes that have been tested on my family and have come out as winners!  I should note that we don't do cream cheese and my husband isn't a fan of sweet dishes like cranberry chicken.  Chicken Chili:2 cans tomato sauce1 can/bag corn1 can black beans rinsed3 gloves of whole garlicHalf an onion choppedThree chicken breasts or boneless/skinless equivelentChili powder, chili pepper flakes, and cumin to taste (I use approx. a tsp of each)...more

Freakin’ Amazing Lasagna Soup

I have become a bit of a Pinterest addict.  I often try a couple of new recipes off of there each week.  I found a  recipe for lasagna soup on the A Farm Girl Dabbles blog  that looked fabulous….but then I took it a few steps further.  I changed it up a bit, and the results were FREAKING AMAZING!...more