This is a very inexpensive lentil soup to make to make in the crockpot with staple ingredients and water. I make it with extra lentils which I drain and use in salad. Or you could eat them all with the soup. Lentils are a very good source of fiber, folate, manganese, a good source of…
Fish Poached in Creamy White Sauce
I am always looking for different ways to incorporate healthy fish into my diet so I don’t get bored. My husband loves fish in any shape or form, but I don’t like anything I think is “fishy.”. This recipe uses evaporated milk instead of actual cream, so you’ll save on fat and calories but still…
Sauerbraten in the Crock Pot
When you were a child did your parents ever torture you with some horrible meal that they thought was so great and you absolutely hated? Well one of those meals for me was Sauerbraten. My step-father loved it, so we had it, if not often, too often for me. It would take all day to…
New England Style Baked Cod
My husband and I are this close to reaching and understanding, at least about our dinners, ha! He used to want me to make all these complicated dinners that he saw on tv years ago or that his grandma used to make.
It’s New Year’s Eve!
And time to reflect upon the year that is passing and our hope for the coming year. It is also time to wonder about, well, how am I going to incorporate lucky food into the new year! I always thought you were supposed to eat black-eyed peas and collard greens for good luck on New…
Homemade Sazon Seasoning
This is like the dry seasoning that comes in the orange packets. This version has a lot more flavor and can stand alone as the seasoning
Chili Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes
My husband’s favorite meal is Thanksgiving. He’s from Colombia and they do not celebrate it there. I was my husband’s first.
Grilled Shrimp with Tamarind Sauce
A few months back I bought some cilantro paste. I found it in a Latin market with the chile pastes. They have a wide variety of chile pastes in various colors from red to orange to yellow. They also vary in heat intensity. So, I bought the cilantro paste because I like to try new…
Zuppa di Mare (Seafood Soup)
I make this soup all the time. It has all of my husband’s favorite things in it and, as an added extra bonus, it is not very “fishy” tasting.
10 Salsa Recipes
A good salsa is welcome at any meal or occasion. Here I’ve gathered a variety of a few different ideas to get you started.