When the going gets tough, the tough make soup

Times are tight all over.  Our family, like so many others, is having to take a hard look at our finances and make some uncomfortable choices.  I share this not because I want to get into a discussion of money management but because I want to share that I am struggling with stress and anxiety.  My entire being is urging me to…

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Leftover Thanksgiving Dinner Pizza!

Last night I embarked upon what may have been my greatest culinary experiment to date.  I don’t want to over sell this, but, I believe what I did with leftover turkey would have made even the most proper puritan dance with glee! Last weekend my husband and I popped into an ATM vestibule and while we waited in line we…

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In Thanksgiving

Like so many others today I am taking stock of all that I have to be thankful for.  I hardly know where to begin.  This Thanksgiving my heart is so full I feel like a shiny penny, renewed and excited for all that is to come.   I am thankful to have learned that I am the one who chooses how…

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Fall Squash Challenge – Baby Blue Hubbard and Golden Nugget

With all of the fun activities going on lately I have gotten behind in my squash posts.  Today I have two new varieties to inspire your autumn eating. Baby Blue Hubbard This squash really threw me for a loop.  I prepared it right on the heels of declaring my preference for savory squash.  I read that it tended toward the sweet side…

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes on a Winter Morning

This morning, before getting up, I read the latest blog post by Nourished Fitness. In the post she shares a couple of recipes featuring pumpkin and protein powder; a smoothie and pancakes. I don’t have any protein powder in the house but I do have a nice supply of canned pumpkin. The idea of pumpkin pancakes motivated me from my…

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