Twice Baked “Fries”

Twice Baked Fries/

This is one of my favorite ways to eat potatoes. We probably have this at least twice or 3 times a week. If you already have baked potatoes on hand, perfect. One less step and you are even closer to a fast and delicious meal :-). Continue reading


Almost Savory Breakfast Oats

Almost Savory Breakfast Oats/


Do you like oatmeal in the morning, but don’t always want to eat it with sweet fruit?

I started to feel that my oatmeal with cinnamon, blueberries and bananas was getting too sweet for my taste buds. So I experimented with different vegetables and this is what I came up with. At first the ingredients may sound a little bit odd, but give it a try and taste for yourself! Continue reading

Instant Pot Italian Bowl

IPot Italian Bowl/


I call this dish a bowl, because you can practically eat it with a fork! Yum! If you are lucky to own an Instant Pot, this recipe will come together in no time, but even on the stove top it doesn’t take much time either. I had shiitake mushrooms on hand, but use your favorites. Farro and cannellini beans, tomatoes and rosemary and thyme will pull the flavors together. Enjoy! Continue reading

What’s for Dinner? How about Squash, Farro and Zucchini Casserole!


This dish is the result of almost all left overs. I had roasted butternut squash, cooked farro and steamed kale on hand. With the addition of tomato sauce, sautéed onions and zucchini, I was able to turn these ingredients into a delicious casserole  for two (or 2 servings for one) in no time. Below are approximate amounts, adjust to your needs. Continue reading