Sausage Stuffed Mini Peppers

Mini peppers may be the breakout vegetable of the season! Perfect in this 4 ingredient Italian Sausage Stuffed Mini Peppers appetizer!  Sausage stuffed mini peppers on tray
I love fall appetizers!  It seems to be the one time of the year when seriously tasty meets up with actually healthy.  Zero fighting in the room. 

Yes just stuff a cute little pepper half with some decadently juicy Italian sausage and you have the start of something special.  Top with a sprinkle of cheese and dollop of pizza sauce and it’s over the top.

The appetizer has an air of both fun and elegance.  So whether it’s a cocktail party or a tailgate party, Sausage Stuffed Mini Peppers should be on the menu!  Read more

Healthier Oatmeal Jam Bars

Sweet and tasty, with a hint of wholesome, these Oatmeal Jam Bars are a tasty snack, loaded with natural goodness.  Perfect for picnics, snacking or school lunch!
oatmeal jam bars

How do you argue with fruit and oatmeal cookies?  Especially if you have, um…, like six jars of homemade jam in your cupboard. Or even one jar of commercial jam getting old in the back of your refrigerator. 

Even better, they’re a snap to make, with just a handful of ingredients and easy cooking steps.   And did I mention they’re vegetarian, vegan and diary free.  Just in case you’re feeding someone with special needs!

Now you might worry that healthier equals heavy, or bland, but trust me–these taste just like regular cookies.  Pinky swear!  

Raise your hand if you’re in!  Read more

Poppyseed Ham and Cheese Sliders (& a Secret)  

Filled with tender ham, creamy cheese and flavorful sauce, Poppyseed Ham and Cheese Sliders are easy, tasty and practical—especially with my secret.

Filled with tender ham, creamy cheese and a flavorful sauce, poppyseed ham and cheese sliders are easy, tasty and practical—especially with this tip.

They’re all the rage!  And who could argue with a sandwich that’s easy to make in large quantities.  And tastes… amazing!  Crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside, it’s probably as close to comfort food as a sandwich gets!  Read more

All Natural Side Pork Bacon

Thick, juicy and flavorful, side pork is like the bacon of your dreams.  Unprocessed and cut from the coveted pork belly, it will rock your breakfast. 

Side pork served with eggs and coffee

If there’s one single reason I’d never become a vegetarian, it’s probably bacon.  I can’t think of another food that is as delicious both as a stand alone item and in recipes. 

But side pork has won over my heart.  Thick, flavorful and even more succulent than bacon, it’s a little bite of heaven.  Read more