Holiday meals and changing dietary needs

How did you do Thanksgiving this year?  Let me know in the comments. When you have different dietary needs than the rest of your family or friend group, it can be difficult when it comes to a holiday meal. No one wants to stick out like a sore thumb from the group or look like [...]

A healthier tamal casserole

Pati Jinich is one of my favorite Mexican chefs. I love how she blends here Mexican cuisine with American that makes it more than just Tex-Mex. It is in a world of its own. One of her creations is a tamal casserole. I love because it's better than a tamale pie because it's actually made [...]

Navy Bean and Escarole Stew with Vegan Feta and Olives

We've finally had the hard frost we've been waiting for here in Michigan. If you haven't heard we have had an unusually high amount of cases of eastern equine encephalitis or EEE. It's a nasty disease that mostly affects horses, but can also infect humans. It has a high fatality rate. We even sprayed for [...]