Lemon, Basil & Artichoke Twice Baked Potatoes

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My life has been a complete shambles the past two weeks- hence my solitary blogging hiatus.  Let's see.. Packing: check.  Moving: check. Unpacking: check. New 45 minute commute to work: check. … [Read more...]

Hummus Mashed Potatoes

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This is a rather interesting recipe to share.  The CB house loves a delicious hummus- I mean LOVES the stuff.  My Fireman would chose that over some crazy, cheesy dip. any day. Good example..  This … [Read more...]

Lemon Paella with Peas & Shrimp

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I love me some shrimp.  Paella is delicioso.. and I really was feelin' it this week.. but really wasn't feelin' the price tage of the base of most paella's. Typical paella uses saffron threads, but … [Read more...]

Truffled Parmesan Mash

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I think (now that could be dangerous..) that most have a tendency to deem mashed potatoes as a winter-holiday side. Oh, but this dietitian loves her some mashed potatoes and will (as they should be) … [Read more...]

Tex-Mex Mashed Potato Cake

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For the final helping (smirk) of post-thanksgiving meal ideas I bring you a cake.  Potato Cake that is!  On part two of Thanksgiving for me and my Fireman we were the out-of-town guests taking over … [Read more...]

Loaded Mashed Potato & Roasted Garlic Soup

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Thanksgiving was cool this year.  I'm talking about temperature, actually.  In case you mistook me for a 17 year old high school student when I said cool.  Although it wouldn't be the first time … [Read more...]

Winter Vegetable Gratin

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You need a last minute (healthy) side dish- Chocolate Broccoli is here to your rescue :) A couple things to keep in mind today.. 1. Eat breakfast!!  Don't skip the most important meal of the day … [Read more...]

Mexican Corn Goulash

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So I'm a day late for the Meatless Monday.. Please give me pardon.  It's been one heck of a weekend/week (already.. ugh.)  We had quite the busy schedule and left me with little time (or energy) to … [Read more...]

Roasted Truffled Fingerling Potatoes

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  A couple months ago- wait, more like years.  Yes- start with years, or like one year. I found this chipotle seasoning at my grocery store and decided- this sounds good- and it couldn't hurt to … [Read more...]

Spinach Stuffed Grilled Potatoes

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Three words..Grilled-baked-potatoes. Why in the heck not?! The 400 degrees of heat from my grill vs the 400 degrees from my oven is no different, except the fact my kitchen will remain a comfortable … [Read more...]