Beef, Cabbage and Beets Hash

This post was originally published on this siteThis is another one of those hearty hash, one-pot dishes that can be made a variety of ways, depending on what is on hand. I have made many variations of this and recently discovered that adding the Pecorino Romano cheese persuaded my kids to like it. The combination … Read moreBeef, Cabbage and Beets Hash

Jalapeno Pesto

This post was originally published on this siteThis is my favorite pesto so far. I could probably eat it everyday! I get a lot of compliments on this whenever I make it. One of the easiest and most versatile dishes to make. It is made with a combination of cilantro and jalapeno peppers. Seeds and … Read moreJalapeno Pesto

Cole Slaw Salad

I always enjoy a good cole slaw. Cole slaw is one of my favorite go to side/vegetable dishes. I have made it many ways, but I always use cabbage as the base. Recently as I was using the Zoodle maker to shred my red cabbage, I decided to be more creative and add some other … Read moreCole Slaw Salad

Smoked Sweet Potato Chili

This post was originally published on this siteThis recipe has evolved into one of my favorite chili recipes. Since moving to North Carolina and having an abundance of sweet potatoes, I found myself subbing sweet potatoes for carrots one evening when I was making this dish. All flavors, from sweet to sour to umami and … Read moreSmoked Sweet Potato Chili

Collard Greens with Wild Rice

This post was originally published on this siteCollard greens are one of my favorite greens and they grow so well in Central Florida. High in micronutrients, especially magnesium, good ole collard greens are a staple in the South. There are many ways of preparing greens and I have been experimenting with my own homegrown collards … Read moreCollard Greens with Wild Rice

Santa Claus Gazpacho

Ever heard of a Santa Claus watermelon? It looks like its namesake comes from the fact that it is considered a winter melon which means it takes longer to ripen and has a thicker rind. These melons can be refrigerated for up to two months and possibly lasting until around Christmas. Gazpacho is similar to … Read moreSanta Claus Gazpacho

Vegetable Chili

Not just a comforting wintertime favorite, this dish is good any time of year. Just the savory scent coming from this simmering pot of chili will bring a sense of comfort and nostalgia. Ingredients 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef 3 cloves garlic  2 Tbsp butter  1 1/2 cups onions, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 1 … Read moreVegetable Chili