Low Sugar Peanut Butter Bars

I'm doing another dessert this week. I know it's not the holidays any more, but my doing a dessert, I am being strategic. Since I am at home, I am not using as many of my frozen leftovers. Tony wants to stay on lentils and rice for a while to lower his calorie intake. So [...]

Turkey and Cranberry Stew

Now that I have made a recipe with the turkey legs, there is still the business of cooking the leftover bits. This includes the neck, backbone, giblets and the rest of the turkey frame. I typically like to use a slow cooker for this because it does such a good job bringing out goodness from [...]

Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

I just celebrated by 44th birthday and it made me think about how some people think getting old is something we just do. I am older, but not old. Some parts of aging, like grey hair, perimenopause, and some limitations to my workouts were expected. Do we really have to "get old". For every passing [...]

Sook Mei Faan

This recipe was one that surprised me. Who'd have thought that the Chinese would do a creamed corn recipe. Well, they have. According to the Togi Blog, "Creamed corn over rice is a quintessential Cantonese dish often served at cha chaan tengs, casual diners that are ubiquitous in Hong Kong." Imagine Asian flavorings in a [...]

Mesquite Chickpea Burger

I really haven't done too may burgers this summer. I guess I haven't been as inspired this year because of what's going on. With that being said, this veggie burger recipe is something that I only see with meat. Mesquite is typically associated with smoked meat. While I am pretty much a vegetarian now, that [...]