More is Less

It seems everyone I talk to recently wants to lose a little (or a lot) of weight.  The problem is, no one I talk to is really sure the best way to go about it.  For years we’ve been told if you want to weigh less, you need to eat less - as if our … Continue reading More is Less

Pork and White Bean Chili

This is a tomato-less chili.  Yup - absolutely tomato free.  To be honest, I didn’t think it could be done.  I mean, chili without tomatoes?  Blasphemy!  But, the ingredient list in this original recipe intrigued me so I just had to give it a try. Confession:  When it comes to trying a new soup/stew/chili recipe … Continue reading Pork and White Bean Chili


I was in the mood for a little taste of childhood last night.  One of the special treats my mother used to make was a fruit salad called Ambrosia.  This is a recipe that has many different incarnations and nearly everyone has their own special version.  My mother’s went something like this: Ingredients: 1 can … Continue reading Ambrosia

Pumpkin Mini Muffins

There is no doubt that pumpkins are officially in season!  Everywhere you look – pumpkin coffee, pumpkin breads and muffins, pumpkin pies, even pumpkin beer.  And because these deliciously flavored goodies are only available in the fall, it makes indulging in the seasonal flavor that much more tempting. Below is a yummy recipe for pumpkin … Continue reading Pumpkin Mini Muffins