Celery, Carrot and Fennel Bean Stew

Finally, a recipe from Italy! Going to Italy is confirmation of my love for food. Italy equals good food. There just is no other way to say it. Of course, you can find crappy food there, but it is rare and most often because you did not avoid the tourist areas and the chain restaurants….

Greek Turkey Burger with Fingerling “Fries”

After watching an episode of Recipe Rehab (a show that challenges two chefs to take a normal recipe and makes it over into still yummy but much healthier), I decided I would give the challenge of the day a try. They made over the fatty takeout cheeseburger and fries, equaling 1470 calories, 63 grams of…

Southwestern Twice Baked Potatoes

The holiday season is always busy with parties, get-togethers, celebrating and just getting ready, no matter which version of the holiday you celebrate. So I thought that I would share not only a fast and easy recipe but one that is cost effective as well. It also has the advantage of being easily sized to…

Potato and Corn Chowder

Time to get back caught up on the yummies that I’ve created to share with you now that the nasty bout of flu is over. I’m just glad it hit early enough that I’ll be happy and healthy for the Christmas holidays and traveling. I’m also glad that we are finally getting to temperatures back above…

Green Lentil and Chicken Sausage Stew

The second lentil recipe I’m sharing with you this week is Green Lentil and Chicken Sausage Stew.  I recently tried the roasted red pepper and spinach sausage from Costco and have been working out ideas to do with it.  It’s a good sausage but we really didn’t like the taste of it on its own…