Gluten Free Recipes/ Soups, Stews and Chili/ Vegan Recipes/ Vegetarian Recipes

Easy Vegetarian Chili

Easy Vegetarian Chili by

Anyone in the mood for some delicious Easy Vegetarian Chili this weekend? Or, get a jump on your Super Bowl menu planning to include an alternative twist to a fan favorite staple.  This chili is loaded with great northern beans, red kidney beans and black beans, and simmered with red bell pepper, fire roasted tomatoes, chili powder, cumin and oregano. 

It’s thick, hearty and the BEST tasting vegetarian chili with enough spice to keep them coming back for more!  Whether your a vegetarian or not, this chili is so good, no one will notice the meat is missing!

Continue Reading…

Kid-Friendly Recipes/ Soups, Stews and Chili/ Under 30 Minute Meals/ Vegan Recipes/ Vegetarian Recipes

Creamy Butternut Squash Potato Soup

Creamy Butternut Squash Potato Soup by

Creamy Butternut Squash Potato Soup is rich, thick and creamy delicious!  Easy to make and full of flavor, this creamy butternut squash potato soup makes a perfect soup on a cold chilly night.  It’s vegan, dairy-free and loaded with butternut squash, plus lovely seasonings including curry powder, and ready for dinner in 25 minutes.  So good, you can have a second bowl, guilt free!

Continue Reading…

Kid-Friendly Recipes/ Smoothies and Shakes/ Vegan Recipes

Avocado Spinach Fruit Smoothie

Avocado Spinach Fruit Smoothie by

Avocado Spinach Fruit Smoothie!  It’s that time of year when we look to shed some pounds, and there’s nothing more refreshing than a sweet tasting avocado spinach fruit smoothie It is easily made with pineapple, banana, baby spinach, Swiss chard, coconut milk, and avocado.  Great tasting and enjoyable to drink, this smoothie is not only satisfying, it’s a great way to start the day!

Continue Reading…

Meat Dishes/ Most Popular Recipes/ Soups, Stews and Chili

Pork and Lentils

Pork and Lentils by

Eating Pork and Lentils is an Italian tradition and considered a good luck meal on New Year’s Eve.  Every year we celebrate New Year’s Eve with family and friends and always serve a simple dish of lentils and a dish of pasta made with a pork sauce, and it’s usually served before the ball drops.  Then it’s followed by a toast with a glass of Prosecco or Champagne to bring in the new year!

Continue Reading…

Casseroles/ Kid-Friendly Recipes/ One Dish Meals/ Rice and Grains

Best Rice Ball Casserole Stuffed with Meat and Peas

Best Rice Ball Casserole Stuffed with Meat and Peas by



Best Rice Ball Casserole Stuffed with Meat and Peas.  This rice ball casserole is stuffed with a blend of chopped meat, peas, tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese, in an all-in-one  delicious casserole, then baked until the mozzarella on top is melted.

It makes an easier alternative to making the original  Sicilian rice balls which are large rice balls stuffed the same way, only they are coated with breadcrumbs then deeply fried.  These Sicilian rice balls are commonly known as “arancine,” and one my husband goes bonkers for!
Continue Reading…