Slow Cooker Beef Ragu with Mushrooms and Peppers

Wow your dinner guests with this simple yet filling ragu. It’s quick and easy which allows you to pull out the stops for presentation and side dishes. I’m sometimes so amazingly stunned by the beauty of the slow cooker. It seems illogical that you can dump a bunch of things in a pot and come […]

Mixed Grilled Vegetables

Mixed Grilled Vegetables take on a smoky, earthiness when cooked over an open flame. They are an easy and delicious accompaniment to grilled meats. I love to cook food out on the grill. Not only does it (usually) require that my husband do the cooking and not me, but the act of cooking the food over […]

Spinach Pasta Salad with Roasted Mushrooms

Warmer weather means that soups give way to salads. Enjoy this hearty pasta salad and celebrate the retreat of winter. I am a salad girl at heart. From the salad bar to the epic Caesar, I love filling up on chilled, fresh greens, savory dressings, and whatever goodies I can find while rummaging in the […]

Kale and Mushroom Pizza

This meatless pizza is super tasty and nutritious with kale and mushrooms. Friday is our family’s pizza night. We’re now up to a DOUBLE BATCH of dough. And I only have one teenager so far! I see a lot more salads in our future. The crowd typically chooses pepperoni, olive, and cheese, or a combination […]

Fajita Omelet – A Spicy Start to the Day

Try this Fajita Omelet for a nice switch to your omelet repertoire. Full of veggies and topped with avocado, it’s a great start to the day. I’ve been trying out an eating regiment that involves a good dose of protein and lots of vegetables at each meal. While skillet eggs are certainly one of my […]

Go Protein Style with Portabellas

Hubby and I recently lost 20 and 10 pounds respectively. It was hard work at first, but the fruits have been totally worth it. Today I’m sharing one of the strategies we used to slim down and still eat healthfully. Hop on over to the Mushroom Channel for the inside scoop.

Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions with Balsamic Vinegar

Mushrooms and onions sauteed in a bit of oil and balsamic vinegar add punch to pizzas, grilled meats, and pastas. Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods on earth. Definitely in my top ten. Pizza? Mushrooms, please. Steak? Mushrooms, please. Pasta? Mushrooms, please. I have at least one child who shares my affinity for mushrooms. […]