Posts filed under: Recipes/Makeovers

Delight your family and friends with a dessert that tastes decadent, but really isn’t.  The key is tricking your palate with a rich, sweet flavor that satisfies that sweet spot, but...
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Open-faced sandwiches are all the rage now and rightly so!  It’s fun to top a hearty whole grain bread with whatever suits your taste buds at the time.  Today, in...
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It’s Better Breakfast Month and a great way to start your day is to add some herbal essence.  One of my favorite herbs is mint.  It spruces up any dish.  It can turn ordinary...
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There’s nothing like a vacation to bring out new flavors and tastes into your life.  As friends and family have been joining us on Magician Lake in Michigan this summer, meals are...
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Wild foods are all the rage now.  Can you imagine hunting and gathering for your daily nourishment?  For a city girl like me, that’s a stretch.  It turns out that...
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Summertime is for tomatoes! With the tomatoes in my patio garden coming into bloom right now and my basil planter bursting with new leaves, I am inspired to make a tomato...
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Who doesn’t love pasta in all shapes and sizes?  I am big fan of repurposing yesterday’s pasta, too.  Pasta is one of those foods that I always wind up making too much of...
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It’s always fun to eat small, especially in summer.  In the summertime, there’s something special about sitting on your patio, roof deck or on a picnic blanket relishing tasty food. It...
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What’s your favorite breakfast cereal?  Maybe there’s a honey bee on the package or a star athlete, whatever the case – breakfast cereal is iconic for many of us.  From fond childhood memories of...
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Are you bored with your lunch?  Lunch is a big topic of discussion in my house.  My children (8 and 10 years old) want one thing and typically it involves a pasta...
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