Steamed Zucchini

“How about broccoli for breakfast?” My husband was standing in front of the refrigerator this morning, doing his breakfast scout-out of available foods. I was a little surprised that this suggestion came from HIM, my meat-loving man . . .  but we sauteed the leftover steamed broccoli with a little butter, salt, and pepper, stirred […]

Caramelized Onion Stuffed Challah

How about switching it up this week by making caramelized onion stuffed challah? This caramelized onion and poppy seed filling can be used in almost any bread product to add flavor, moisture, and a delicious surprise with each bite.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Delicious and healthy, these stuffed mushrooms made an easy appetizer or side dish.

Berner Rösti

Rösti,  is originally a farmers’ breakfast from the German-speaking  part of Switzerland which could be described as a mix between hash browns and a potato pancake. It can be used as main dish topped with an egg or as side dish alongside a steak or other red meat. Each swiss region has its own version, […]

Savory Butternut Squash “Noodles”

In most cases, pre-packaged “convenience” foods are a big no-no when trying to maintain a healthy diet. However, this recipe features one time-saving convenience item that won’t have a negative impact on your health! You can now find pre-packaged butternut squash “noodles” in most larger grocery stores and they are absolutely perfect for those nights […]

Spicy Tuna Cucumber Cups

If you love spicy tuna rolls, then you are in for a real treat with these delicious low-carb appetizers. They are packed with flavor and are sure to be a hit at your next gathering. Note: this recipe calls for Kewpie mayonnaise, which is a creamy Japanese variety made with rice wine vinegar instead of […]

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

It takes a little trial and error to achieve the perfect crispy texture when making baked potato “chips.” Without that coveted, crunchy exterior, you’re left with the equivalent of a thinly sliced baked potato. Although it might taste delicious, it just doesn’t deliver that satisfying crunch you’ve been craving. The good news? The method used […]

Homemade Spätzli

It takes a bit of patience, but the result makes up for the effort: Homemade Spätzli are a culinary and eye candy.

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