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 go green and eat healthy tasty food.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Homemade Pickles

Remember when I wrote about making sauces and condiments at home instead of store-bought?  Well, here I go adding to the list of things I won’t be buying at the grocery store again.  Pickles.  Pickled...