Lentil Chili

¿Hola como estas!? The D.J. on the radio said the heat index is 94 degrees here today, but because I do what I want, and have A/C, — I made this lentil chili as I cooly danced around my dance kitchen floor. This recipe is from Simply Quinoa, and it came up in my feeds … Continue reading

Shrimp and Sausage Stew

O.k… it’s supposed to get cold here this week (high 60’s is cold here…lol) and I planned to make this on one of those days, but I changed around my weekly menu a bit and made this ‘cold day meal’ on a warm day – today! Uh oh. It’s a “bowl-style” meal so we ate … Continue reading

Vegetarian Taco Soup

Do you believe how cool it’s been this summer? I can’t. I’m STILL stuck in Ohio waiting for my house to sell and can’t wait to get to Florida to warm my bones! So, on a recent 64 degree day, I made this taco soup. It was beyond delicious so the day was not a … Continue reading

Pasta e Fajioli

Two days ago when I made this it was 51 degrees with a brisk, chilly wind and was a good day for a thick, hearty soup. Today, (two days later…), it’s 86 degrees with high humidity. Ugh! Yes, this is Ohio where the saying is, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 10 minutes.” If … Continue reading

Moroccan Chicken Stew

This homemade comfort stew takes an exotic twist with curry and cinnamon and is so delicious my husband was trying to say, “this is a keeper” before he even got his fork out of his mouth. Yes, it’s that good. The quinoa pilaf made with toasted almonds, apricots and parsley for the side, brings this … Continue reading