Every so often an occasion arises for me to send some food into day care. It’s always either for one of the RealKid’s birthdays, or a holiday gathering. I don’t want to bring cupcakes because A) it’s unoriginal, B) I want to give the kids the chance to have something they wouldn’t otherwise have and C) it’s just more…
Are you ready for a mac & cheese recipe to rock your world? Yeah you are.
So, you know I cook from scratch, and you probably know that I will do anything—ANYTHING—that Alton Brown tells me to do. Well, long ago on his cooking/educational show, Good Eats, he told me that it is just as easy to make real mac &…
RealDad hates beans (totally ridiculous, I know). I happen to love them, but I don’t make a lot of bean soups or dishes because of him. So I take advantage of when he travels and make at least one bean-riffic meal. Most recently that meal was black bean soup.
Black bean soup is delicious already, but this one is even…
I do not feed my kids instant oatmeal. Not only because the quality of oatmeal is poor (it’s overly overprocessed and thus not as nutritious as rolled oats or steel-cut oatmeal), but because there is too much sugar and other junk. As it turns out, making rolled oats doesn’t take a whole lot longer than reconstituting the instant stuff….
I decided to make a batch of blueberry muffins for my brother and sister-in-law the other day. As all of the muffins I make for my family are made with almond flour, and as most people are like, “What is up with these muffins? They’re good, but they’re grainy and weird,” when they taste them, I needed a traditional…
I love stuffed peppers. I love soup. I love easy recipes. Behold! The perfect recipe for me.
Stuffed Pepper Soup
1 lb lean ground beef
1 cup diced yellow onion
2 cups chopped green pepper
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 can (14.5 oz) low-sodium diced tomatoes
I’m trying to force fall to start by preparing cold-weather meals. I kicked off my end-of-summer campaign by making lentil soup.
I made the soup for 2 reasons: first, I love it, and second, it makes great baby food. I pureed 2 cups of the soup and got about 14 cubes of soup for N. My recipe is based on…