Growing up, I was a moderately picky eater. Aside from some veggies kids typically dislike such as broccoli and lima beans, I did enjoy some produce. Among my favorites were carrots, bell peppers, tomatoes, corn and pretty much all fruit. I mostly attribute this to my mom having a garden. While I never wanted to pull weeds, […]
Recipes that are main courses, perfect for weeknights.
As evidenced by this recipe and this recipe, I’m not a vegetarian. But my hubs and I sure do love a good black bean burger so I’m excited to share this recipe. I actually made these black bean burgers for a blog I had before The Simple Foodie and recently dug them out of the […]
I have a weird relationship with kale. I know it’s good for me but I only like it in certain dishes. I can’t fully commit to it. Sometimes I hide it with other flavors. And sometimes I worry it will make me turn into the Jolly Green Giant. And then every once in a while I […]
Here we are… last day of 2015. I was trying to think back on everything that happened this year and ended up thinking “Wow! So much happens in a year.” And it goes by so fast. I just remember getting this site up and running (whoop! whoop!), lots of visits from family and friends, and […]
Is there any other option besides chili when it’s 30° and snowing outside? We just got our first snow today in Milwaukee. The Okie in me still gets excited to see snow so my hubs and I broke out our wool socks and snow boots for a walk in the fresh snow this morning. With winter […]