Spiced Corn on the Cob

One thing I am really looking forward to about the move back to Iowa is sweet corn.  There is nothing like sinking your teeth into fresh sweet corn on the cob.  I mourned sweet corn during the years I had braces and could not wait for the day to have them removed – the dayContinue reading “Spiced Corn on the Cob”

Zesty Beet Greens

For the most part, food fads annoy me.  Low carb, South Beach, grapefruit diet, Atkins, cabbage soup, juicing….I could go on but am not trying to offend anyone.  I just figure one should eat well-rounded healthy foods, avoid processed foods, go heavy on the fruits and vegetables, and above all enjoy food.   This canContinue reading “Zesty Beet Greens”

Pinto & Broccoli Hot Pizza

This recipe came about due to and outing during our first open house.  It is the perfect blend of veggies, hearty wheat crust topped with bean spread, savory onions and garlic, and zing of chipotle peppers.   We headed to Sticks and Stones Clay Oven Pizza this weekend after a walk with the dog toContinue reading “Pinto & Broccoli Hot Pizza”

Dreaming of Key West + Lemon Garlic Roasted Carrots

Key West, Florida is a family favorite locale.  My parents and sister have been there more frequently than Eric and I – we have only been twice now.  I know, the shame!  Poor Greta has yet to experience Key West.  I have been daydreaming of spring break trips this year, as we are not likelyContinue reading “Dreaming of Key West + Lemon Garlic Roasted Carrots”

Baked Egg, Broccoli & Marinara

This is the perfect fill the belly and warm the house meal for a winter week night.  It is tasty, has vegetables, and cheap protein.  Perfect for families!  This is one of those meals I always wish was on restaurant menus, but I am sure it would come out of the deep freeze and onlyContinue reading “Baked Egg, Broccoli & Marinara”