Archive For December, 2009

Roasted Chicken with Couscous and Greens

By admin | December 29, 2009

Here’s an inexpensive and flavorful meal that’s interesting enough to serve when you have “company” for dinner. It’s also a one-pan meal with minimal clean up, and most of the cooking takes care of itself in the oven, so you’re free to get out of the kitchen. I chose chicken thighs because I love the [...]

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Food Find: All Natural Break-n-Bake Cookies

By admin | December 25, 2009

I love a good food find and this one is sweet and yummy! We had a new baby for the holidays so I didn’t really get my “bake on” like I wanted too. And in the back of my mind floated the vaguest recollection of a food recall on prepared cookie dough but I couldn’t [...]

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Curried Greens with Butternut Squash

By admin | December 25, 2009

This is a fat free side dish bursting with flavor. I only wish I was better at photography so you could see how pretty the vibrant green and deep orange color of this little bowl of happiness is. And what an antioxidant bomb! The greens (I used turnip greens, but mustards or kale or spinach [...]

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Spiced Cupcakes

By admin | December 22, 2009

This is a very easy recipe (so easy I made it w/ my kidlet while the baby was napping) adapted from the Easy Cupcake Recipe found at www.cupcakerecipes.com This particular recipe came was inspired by my desire to make spice cookies and the kidlet’s desire to make cupcakes. So why not combine the two for [...]

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Chicken in Sage Sauce

By admin | December 19, 2009

To me, sage is an herb that packs quite a punch most of the time. However, on a recent trip to the farmers market I picked up a couple of bunches that are really mild and that’s nice because I can fearlessly use sage without worrying about drowning out other flavors in the dish. It’s [...]

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