Not one, but TWO healthy Hamantaschen!

Okay, so I’m a bit of an overachiever, and for this Hamantaschen challenge, I decided to make not just one type of “hummy” but TWO freaking recipes.  Sweet and savory.  I know it looks like a potchke, but I promise that I’ve given you some helpful shortcuts to make these easier than they look! For … [Read more…]

Fried Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini Bites

Fried Zucchini Bites

This Week’s Challenge: Zucchini Rachel challenged me to do something with zucchini.  Zucchini is one of those vegetables that no one likes as a kid, but most kids I know love things that are stuffed with cheese, breaded, and fried.  You can have some fun with this and use different type of cheese sticks.  I … [Read more…]

Roasted Butternut Squash, Date Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Well, it’s that time of year again – beautiful orange leaves on the trees, crisp and cool weather, and an abundance of squash and autumnal flavors!  This flavor challenge was…Dates!  Yes, the sweet, dessert-like, super versatile little flavor bombs.  I’m up for it. My challenge was to make something for Rosh Hashanah, using dates in … [Read more…]

Zucchini Pappardelle with Mushroom Coconut Cream Sauce

For this recipe, I broke out the spiralizer.  Yes, I joined the bandwagon last year and bought a hefty one to use for this recipe (I have the Brieftons Tri-Blade Spiralizer in bright green). So, even though summer is sadly gone, why not make use of those last summer veggies that have been sitting in … [Read more…]