Category Archives: tomatoes

Apr 9

Spaghetti with Seafood – and a Dreamfields Pasta Giveaway!

You’ve heard me rave MANY times here about my love for Dreamfields.  It saved my sanity while I was pregnant and living on a low carb diet, and it’s been a staple in our home ever since.  So, when I … Continue reading

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Mar 8

Homemade Salsa

TGIF! And what better way to celebrate than your own happy hour at home! Crack open a few beers and enjoy this salsa with chips. It’s the most delicious salsa I’ve ever had, and you won’t believe how easy it … Continue reading

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Feb 14

Creamy Tomato Bisque

Now that Lent has begun, I have to keep more meatless options in mind for meals.  Soups are always great for both lunch and dinner.  And this made for a great lunch while I was fighting off a nasty cold, … Continue reading

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Oct 19

No Shell Taco Salad

It’s recipe swap time again!  This time, for Blogger’s Choice, I was assigned Tina’s blog, Tasty Treats by Tina.  I had a few things bookmarked, but ultimately I chose a dish that I threw together with some leftovers that made … Continue reading

Posted in avocado, beef, low carb, main dishes, Mexican, QuickAndEasy, salad, tomatoes | 9 Comments
Oct 11

Baked Salmon with Basil Mayonnaise & Tomatoes

It must be October!  I have my first cold of the season.  It’s actually more than just a cold…it feels like someone twisted my neck and upper back and then threw something at my head before sticking it down my … Continue reading

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Sep 28

White Bean Ragout with Poached Egg & Toast

Any fun weekend plans in store? Whether you do or not, you should seriously consider making this.  It’s fancy enough for company, and easy enough for a casual, relaxing evening at home.  Most of all, it’s gooooooood. White Bean Ragout … Continue reading

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Sep 18

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili in the Crockpot

Remember those cute little honey cornbread mini muffins I showed you last week?  Well, they’re back, alongside the main dish that I served them with.  Unfortunately, I only got one picture, but I think we all know what chili looks … Continue reading

Posted in beans, crockpot, main dishes, peppers, pumpkin, tomatoes | 4 Comments
Aug 27

Filetto di Pomodoro Sauce

One thing (of many!) that’s great about cooking a lot of Italian food is that it makes for easy blog posts.  Recipes with few ingredients and fast instructions are super easy to explain and talk about.  And what’s even better … Continue reading

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Aug 13

Caprese Sliders with Pesto Mayonnaise

This time around, our recipe swap theme was very fitting, considering last month was the hottest July on record – “Too Hot to Cook”.  And yeah, that about sums it up lately.  It’s been a scorcher, for sure! I was … Continue reading

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Aug 1


Summertime is the right time to be Mediterranean.  It’s just too easy. Parsley from the garden.  Mint from the yard.  Tomatoes from the farmer’s market. Mouthwatering! Taboulehslightly adapted from Simply Recipes 2 cups water (or stock)1 teaspoon salt2 cups bulgur … Continue reading

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