Roasted Veggies with Orzo


I am blessed with children who love Brussels sprouts.  Because of this, I try to take advantage every chance I get to prepare them.  Brussels sprouts contain both heart and cancer-fighting nutrients.  Where the heart is concerned, Brussels sprouts are rich in bile acid-binding soluble fiber, which helps to lower cholesterol.  Of all the cruciferous […]

Cool Soup for Warmer Days


It has finally warmed up here in Charleston, and when it hit 80 degrees yesterday, I just knew I had to make gazpacho for our Meatless Monday dinner.  Since it’s not fresh tomato season here yet (I just planted my garden only two weeks ago), I decided on this quick, canned tomato gazpacho recipe.  This […]

White Bean and Tomato Salad

White bean and tomato salad

We invited some friends over for July 4th and Becca, my friend and fellow blogger from Good Girls Gone Geek, brought this AMAZING white bean and tomato salad.  Everyone devoured it!  The little that was left over tasted amazing the next day.  I cannot wait to make this salad for the next BBQ….it’s a great side dish […]

Skillet Fish with Risotto

Henry's Skillet Fish

Our friend and realtor, Henry Cerceo, and his wife Linda shared this wonderful recipe on Facebook the other day.  I asked if they’d share the recipe with you so that you can enjoy it too!  I cannot wait to make it for my family.  I have been getting our fish from Our Local Foods or […]

Flounder with Tomatoes, Olives and Basil

Flounder with Tomatoes, Olives and Basil

I made this dish last night in LESS THAN 20 MINUTES!  It was light, flavorful and chock full of nutrients.  You’ve got to give it a try on those nights when time isn’t on your side. Flounder with Tomatoes, Olives & Basil Serves 4 1 – 1 1/4 pound flounder filet 2 Tbsp olive oil, […]