Pesto & Hummus for Lovers.

I have recently discovered that I’m slightly sensitive to garlic. Especially the volume of garlic they use in restaurants. What are they doing ~ marinating the food in a garlic oil bath? It’s just too much, along with all the oil, sugar and salt. It’s like they don’t trust that we’ll come back to their restaurant unless they show all their cards in every single … Continue reading Pesto & Hummus for Lovers.

Two delicious summer salads.

I have two great ~ I mean GREAT ~ mothers. My real mother (Hi Mom!) and the mother I inherited when I married the Giant Scandinavian (who is currently my hero because he has somehow figured out how to teach CHOIR from home). And both of my mothers have brightened up my life, this past week, with their amazing recipes. I recently purchased a recipe-organizing … Continue reading Two delicious summer salads.

Chicken and Mushroom Pasta w/Broccoli.

My, my, my…it has been a minute! Hello, friends! I’ve missed you. I really haven’t had all that much to report. No yummy cooking, and definitely no healthy yummy cooking to speak of. But friends, that’s all about to change. I’ve been watching this amazing show on Netflix ~ Jamie Oliver’s “Quick and Easy” or “Five Ingredients” ~ or something like that. I can’t remember … Continue reading Chicken and Mushroom Pasta w/Broccoli.

Whole 30 Italian Night.

This post is coming to you late because I‘m really behind on life.  And stressed, and unfocused.  Praying this will pass! Tuesday night‘s din din was MY kind of food ~ pasta!!!  Only, made with Whole 30 compliant ingredients ~ YAHOO! I wanted to make Lidia’s famous Pasta Trio, but I figured only two kinds of “pasta” would do. Here’s what we ate: Sweet Potato … Continue reading Whole 30 Italian Night.

dill pasta salad w/yogurt dressing

Gooooood morning from Indiana!!!  It’s absolutely beautiful here ~ cool breeze, hot sun, and we’re out in the middle of the country, eating amazing food, having fun with family, and watching the corn grow! Last night I made a pasta salad to go with my brother-in-law’s incredible charcoal-grilled-to-perfection ribeye steaks.  MAN they were good.  And the pasta salad wasn’t too shabby either. Got a little … Continue reading dill pasta salad w/yogurt dressing