Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pumpkin Cupcakes (or muffins)

I saw this recipe on Pinterest and I had to try it. Two ingredients??? How can this be? It felt weird just adding the pumpkin, and the batter was a little thick. They turned out to be a nice orange … Continue reading

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Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Feta and Almonds

Have you ever cooked with bulgur before? I wasn’t even sure what it looked like! When I saw it at the grocery store, it was in a box, and it was labeled “wheat bulgur”. I asked a store employee if … Continue reading

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Mexican Beans and Rice

I have been planning to make this recipe for several weeks and then plans changed at the last minute. I finally got around to making it last night, and…it was awful. To start with, I had problems with the rice. … Continue reading

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Moroccan Split Pea Soup

This soup is really easy, but it is a little time-consuming. Those tiny little split peas take some time to cook! I used my immersion blender instead of a blender, and that worked well. Toby really liked this soup (after … Continue reading

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Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

I have come to a conclusion: I need a real food processor. The one I have is dinky, and is really only for chopping. I need one that has the hole in the top that I can pour oil in. … Continue reading

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“Chicken” Tostadas and Avocado Dressing

This recipe doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare, so it’s a good one for those nights when everything seems rushed. The avocado dressing comes together really fast, and it tastes almost like a tangy guacamole. You only use … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic Butternut Soup

Yesterday was a soup kind of day. I got this recipe from a magazine called “Taste of Home- Healthy Cooking”. I was subscribing to Rachael Ray’s magazine, which I loved, but she never gave any nutritional info for the recipes. … Continue reading

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