Baked Homemade Tater Tots

It’s been a few years since I first started reducing the number of packaged and processed food items in my house, and overall my family has been enthusiastic and very supportive.  For the most part.  There have been a few items that have been harder to skip or replace than I would have suspected. For […]

Oven Baked Creamed Spinach

As a child, the idea of willingly eating spinach, in any variation, was absurd.  I ate spinach only when my parents made me, or when dessert was promised as a reward.  But now, as an adult, I find that I am keeping tabs on restaurants that serve creamed spinach, and I’ve even gotten to the […]

Oven Roasted Asparagus

I’m not sure that oven roasted asparagus really counts as a recipe, and that I need to be devoting an entire page to this topic, but after trying asparagus at friends’ homes, both my children have told me that they prefer the asparagus that I prepare, and they would really appreciate it if I would […]

Tomato Cucumber Salad

When I look at my overall repertoire of recipes that I like to cook, and also like to eat, it feels as though I am a little meat heavy.  I’ll probably always be a little meat heavy, it works for me, but at the same time I recognize that I need to be increasing the […]

Oven Roasted Beets

Part of the exercise of creating my own food blog has been to push myself a bit, both when it comes to learning how to become a better cook, as well as simply trying new foods that are not yet a staple part of my dietary habits.  As I have grown older and become more […]

Recipe For Mashed Cauliflower With Butter

I think I have convinced my family that the four of us would be better off removing as much wheat and gluten as possible from our daily meals, and that we additionally benefit by adding more vegetables instead.  Agreeing on a rational and reasoned level is one thing, but putting it into practice is another […]

How To Cook Kale Chips

If you are looking for someone to show you how to cook kale chips, I guess I’m as good a resource as any.  There’s really nothing to it, very simple, very quick, and at least a few people will find it very tasty.  Some won’t. I understand that learning how to cook kale chips is […]