Jalapeño Cornbread

This is my go-to recipe for cornbread. It’s the perfect side dish for chowders and chilies. This recipe can also be used for hush puppies or as a base for cornbread stuffing. Prep Time 15 minutes     Cook Time 20 minutes    Serves 8 Ingredients 1/4 cup canola oil 2 cups cornmeal 1/2 cup all-purpose…

Roasted Fall Veggies

This is a go-to method of cooking on any given night. This version uses sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and rainbow carrots. It’s also prefect for holiday dinners. Prep Time 10 mins     Cook Time 30 minutes     Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 bundle rainbow carrots 1 bundle Brussels sprouts 1 large sweet potato 1/3…

Spiced Cranberry Sauce

My favorite thing about making cranberry sauce for the holidays, is that you can make it the day before! It’s now one less thing you have to worry about. This recipe is based off a version of the dish my sister made for the holidays a few years ago. Prep Time: 5 min     …

Broccoli and Cheddar Egg Bake

Last night I made perfectly steamed broccoli, to go on the side of crab cakes. I ended up make too much, so now I get to have broccoli for breakfast! This egg bake is easy to make, and is a great meal prep option for busy mornings. Prep Time: 15 mins       Cook Time:…

Salt-free Cajun Seasoning

I used to use pre-made Cajun seasoning, but it always ended up way to salty. It’s just hard to control if you don’t know how much is in it. The nice thing about making your own seasoning is, you can salt your food while your cooking and add more as you go. This Cajun seasoning…

Lower-fat Maple Peanut Butter

I started seeing powdered peanut butter pop up around my grocery store about a year ago. I decide to be adventurous and pick some up the last time I was there. This peanut butter has been dehydrated and most of the fat removed. This way, you can re-hydrate it with water and still enjoy peanut…

Hummus Bagel with Tomato and Sprouts

  There are some days where I just need is something quick, and easy. And this savory hummus bagel is perfect for when I’m super busy. Whether it’s a light dinner before the evening activities, a quick lunch or a hearty snack, this is the perfect amount of food to power through the rest of…