Category: Food

Living the Green Life includes eating healthy food that tastes great too.  If you can’t grow it yourself, then pick it yourself, cook it yourself, & enjoy it.  Grab a recipe or 2 for food I eat & feed my family, share some of your own, or just chat about what works & what doesn’t when you’re trying to eat healthy tasty food.

Eggplant Casserole

After the holidays we needed to press the reset button.  We ate like crazy in the Green house so…. Time to cleanse & I’ve got the perfect recipe to kick things off… Vegetarian Eggplant Casserole...

Gluten Free Vegan Lo Mein

Not that we are either gluten free OR Vegan in the Green House.  Yes we eat pretty well, but we are definitely not that good.  Sometimes we just need to press reset on our diets/eating...

Eat Well to Live Well

The summer is over & so are the excuses.  In the Green home we eat well to live well but this summer we fell off the wagon – some harder than others.  There was so...

Vegetarian Zucchini Boats

I recently cooked for several girlfriends on a birthday trip and, as usual, I bought way too much food.  One of the items I made was steak & veggie kabobs.  They were a hit, but...

Vegetarian Lentil Sliders

For some time now, I have made it a point to have at least 1 meatless day per week at the Green house. To make it easy, I stuck to Meatless Monday. Ironically, these days...

Homemade Vegetable Broth

I cut up all these vegetables to prep meals for the week – onions, bell pepper, celery, garlic, carrots, zucchini & 2 types of squash plus some cilantro ends from the salsa I made. Normally...

Brown Sugar Bundt Cake

Every week, I make some sort of homemade sweet treat for my family, and to share with friends & neighbors.  Every now & then I get a little adventurous, but I like to do a few things...

Homemade Oatmeal Cookies

Last month I told you that I only make 2 cookies, sugar cookies and oatmeal cookies.  You have the recipe for my signature soft sugar cookies, and now I am sharing my oatmeal cookie recipe....

Super Simple Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe

I stopped buying cookies years ago and things have to get pretty desperate for us to reach for a package of Chips Ahoy or Oreos, although I’ll admit that sometimes my oldest just has to...

Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada Casserole is one my go-to dishes when I’m stumped and want to do something other than just meat and veggies.  Back in May I made this for Cinco de Mayo because we hadn’t had...