One Skillet Vegetarian Macaroni Chili

One Skillet Vegetarian Macaroni Chili

We are having a cold snap this week in New York - probably the coldest weather of the fall season so far. It's time to bring out the fleecy jackets and scarves! There is nothing like a warm bowl of chili on a nippy fall day. It smells so rich, spicy and smokey while simmering on the stove. I made this chili in a large skillet as a "one pot meal". It is chock full of vegetables and beans and would go perfectly with a dark beer and and a nice piece of…
Savory Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

Savory Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

I have recently noticed that a few yogurt companies have begun to add savory ingredients and vegetables to their yogurts. I decided to try making a savory yogurt bowl for myself for breakfast. It's true, there is no reason that yogurt has to be combined with fruit, sugar and granola...why not add vegetables instead? After all, many Mediterranean dishes add yogurt to their recipes. It could also be a nice healthy alternative to eggs for breakfast. So here is what I came up with. I began by buying some nice thick & creamy,…
Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Have you ever had cauliflower mashed potatoes? They are delicious and have less carbohydrates than regular mashed potatoes. Cauliflower has many health benefits including, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which is an added benefit. It is also a very easy side dish to prepare and is a great way to use this delicious, healthy vegetable!   (Keep it in mid as a side to your Thanksgiving table also). First you need a nice big head of fresh cauliflower. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower 3 tablespoons milk or cream 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoon of…