Kielbassa and Cabbage

Full of meaty sausage and healthy cabbage with a tasty sauce, Kielbasa and Cabbage is a tasty classic comfort food.

Kielbasa and Cabbage

I love a dish that’s full of Old World goodness!  Hearty meats like juicy roasts, plump hens or savory sausages.  Simple vegetables like chopped cabbage and roasted turnips. Frothy ales, ciders and meads.

Yes, it makes me feel like I’m reaping the rewards of a simple life.   Toss a bale of hay to the ox, would you, honeyRead more


Strawberry Peach Smoothie

With creamy yogurt and two fruits, this Strawberry Peach Smoothie is as healthy as it is tasty.  Serve it for breakfast, snack time, or dessert. 

Strawberry Peach Smoothie

It’s good news that sometimes eating well can feel like cheating.  Like when you make something that’s tasty and healthy like this Strawberry Peach Smoothie.  Chock full of healthy yogurt, it even has two servings of fruit!  How good is that!

Even better, in the last days of winter, starting the day with fruit can feel like a breath of spring. 

Of course I first made this in late summer when fresh peaches were practically dripping from the trees.  But frozen fruit is also great for getting fruity goodness into your life. All year round!  Read more


Carrot Date Muffins with Oat Bran

Carrot Date Muffins with Oat Bran are easy to make, tasty, and healthier than your average muffin.  Perfect for any meal–or a delicious snack

Carrot Date Muffins in basket

Muffins can be tricky.  A lot of really tasty muffins are loaded with fat and sugar–you might as well eat a cupcake. 

Then there are the healthy versions–some of which are seriously dense and unappealing.  Now I don’t know about you, but I’m not compromising when it comes to my food. 

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Deviled Crab

Rich & tasty, Deviled Crab is an easy yet special entrée or appetizer. Full of delicious crab, it’s perfect for a beach lunch, date night or even game day!

Deviled Crab

How do you argue with a dish that’s a beautiful combination of elegant and casual. Yes, Deviled Crab is  fun and easy enough to make for a special game day (like maybe the Super Bowl!).  And when it comes to date night (think Valentine’s Day), well anything with crab automatically scores points on the romance scale.

I got this recipe from one of my regular blog reads, Back Road Journal, with wonderful recipes and travel photos.   Yes there are so many excuses to eat it coming up soon.  Hooray!

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