Vegetarian Bolognese

Finished product!  Yum!

I was watching the Cooking Channel the other day and one of Giada De Laurentiis’ shows came on (Everyday Italian).  This dish was FABULOUS! So much so that my husband and children gobbled down their plates. We had ZERO leftovers!  Definitely another Meatless Monday dish I will regularly make. This dish is chock full of nutrients, […]

Refreshing Cantaloupe Sorbet

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The Daniel Island Farmers Market started two weeks ago, and we are really enjoying it!  The produce selection has exploded this season, the fish amazingly fresh, Rio Bertollini pasta mouth-watering, and of course our trips wouldn’t be complete without visiting the “Pickle Lady” (her pickled okra is a family favorite!).  The other week I purchased a […]

Dinner in 10!

chicken and black bean rice salad

Last night was super busy, but that didn’t mean we couldn’t have a nutritious dinner!  I am not a huge advocate of convenience foods, but these items made my life a lot easier last night: Whole Foods 265 Organic canned black beans, Trader Joe’s frozen roasted corn, pre-washed organic spinach, Whole Food’s guacamole, and Trader […]

Millet Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

stuffing mixture for mushrooms!

Millet, an ancient grain from the Far East, is both gluten-free and a great source of fiber (9 grams/serving) and protein (7 grams/serving).  I just started playing around with millet in a few breakfast dishes and yesterday came up with this very tasty millet and veggie stuffed portobello recipe.  The amount of millet I used […]

Amazing Gluten-Free Muffins – not from scratch!

GF muffins right out of the oven!

I have never been one to jump on the gluten-free bandwagon; unless of course a person has a true gluten-intolerance or celiac disease diagnosis.  This isn’t to say most Americans aren’t eating too many refined grains and total grains containing gluten, however!  But that’s a whole other post…. In a nutshell, I’m always interested in […]