This time of year is full of family get-togethers and holiday parties. It seems like every weekend you have someplace to go or someone is coming over for dinner at your house. It can be difficult to come up with last minute, easy ideas when serving dinner to a group; especially if you try to stick with a theme or are trying to keep things lower calorie!
As the holidays get closer and the temperatures drop, I find myself slowing down just as things start to get crazy around here. Planning holiday dinners, buying presents, decorating the house, relatives dropping by – the holidays are a very busy time of year. This is when I start craving comfort foods. You know, the elaborate meals that warm your belly and make you think of your mom cooking when you were little? Who has time for that when things are so busy? Not me!
As a newlywed couple, you need to find recipes that are designed just for two. There are many cookbooks out there that are created just for couples. Here are a few: Cooking for Two 2013*, EatingWell Serves Two: 150 Healthy in a Hurry Suppers and Slow Cooking for Two: Basic Techniques Recipes. Finding recipes like […]
If you’ve ever watched an episode of Portlandia, you’re probably familiar with our urban chicken farmers, which I can assure you are no myth. I don’t have chickens myself (my parents do, though!) but I am a dedicated urban farmer. So dedicated, in fact, that last year when I had to unexpectedly move in early […]
Looking for a fun salad recipe? Look no further. This black-eyed pea salad is easy to make, chock full of healthy ingredients, and anything but boring! I love avocado and have been looking for more recipes that include it, so this one is perfect for my household. Black-Eyed Pea Salad is an exclusive Winter Renewal […]