Spicy Mustard and Lemon Glazed Pork with Roasted Veggies

After all the fattening food from Thanksgiving, I was looking for something that tasted wonderful (in remembrance of all those wonderful Thanksgiving flavors) but without the heaviness and fat.  I also wanted to use a beautiful pork loin roast I had in the freezer from a recent sale. I was lucky enough to find a recipe by…

Beautiful Centerpiece Roast Ideas for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is on the way and although it’s a month away, it’s time to start planning the Christmas menu.  While surfing for new recipes, I’ve come across some beautiful roast ideas for the Christmas roast and thought I would share the ideas for those who are deciding what to cook. This…

Elegantly Easy Cornish Hens

 Sometimes I get tired of roasting a turkey for Thanksgiving every year (I know…gasp…sigh…how can I not roast a turkey?!) or I just don’t need the amount of meat a turkey gives.  A nice alternative that usually goes on sale at the same time of year is Cornish hens.  Still the similar flavors and textures but smaller and takes…

Healthy, Low-Fat & Yummy Sun-dried Tomato Pesto & Steak Pasta

The minute you mention low-fat and healthy, many people start to turn up their noses (even me) because of the flavorless, low-fat food that has shown up on tables for years.  Low fat and healthy also often means giving up flavor and yumminess in the quest for trying to eat healthy.  It’s all a myth….

Homemade Pizza Costs Versus Delivery

Around my house we love pizza, both take out and homemade.  We are lucky enough to have a couple of good takeout pizza joints that deliver in our neighborhood for when I’m just to tired or really have run out of time in the day.  I’m not talking about any of the normal “fast food”…