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”

Taco (sans shell) Pasta

Forgive me, this is a mostly cell phone camera post.  I promise, the food is tastier than the images let on.  This was an experiment, plus Eric had the nice camera at school on Monday and Tuesday while I was home with sick Greta.  He was helping me out with snapping a few yearbook photosContinue reading “Taco (sans shell) Pasta”

Spicy Sweet Potato & Lentil Dip

This sweet and spicy dip is sure to please the crowd at your next event.  It’s easy, tasty, filled with veggies, and did I mention easy? Roast 5 small to medium sweet potatoes at 400 degrees for an hour.  The smaller sweet potatoes tend to be sweeter and roast very nicely. Allow sweet potatoes toContinue reading “Spicy Sweet Potato & Lentil Dip”

Spicy Tuna w/ Pita

Ok, this is a ‘Take it Easy Tonight, Mommy’ dinner.  Those are my favorite meals.  It is also a, ‘What do I have in the pantry, fridge and freezer meal?’  I took plain old tuna and dressed it up with some spices and citrus, added some shredded carrot, and put it in a pita pocketContinue reading “Spicy Tuna w/ Pita”