Five Minute Friday: Again

I've been here before, sitting on the bottom of the shower, clutching my stomach. It has been a while. The steamy water pelts my back, pushing out the very last drop. Dinner never tastes good the second time around. For a few weeks I have been sipping, tasting, salivating over forbidden foods. Foods that I … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Again

A Vegan Friendly Thanksgiving Part 2: My Favorite Sides

This week's Savory Saturdays post was a recipe for our Thanksgiving day breakfast, Irish Oatmeal. Now, moving on to our Thanksgiving Dinner.We had our usual ham and turkey main dishes (and yes, my cousin did have Tofurky), but opted for vegan friendly sides this year. The menu was way more food than we ever needed, and … Continue reading A Vegan Friendly Thanksgiving Part 2: My Favorite Sides

(Savory Saturdays) A Vegan Friendly Thanksgiving Part 1: Irish Oatmeal

This was our ninth Thanksgiving in Michigan. It took a few years before we really settled in to our own family tradition. There were a couple of Thanksgiving dinners shared with friends, some with DW's parents and even one at a restaurant, I think. But at least the last five years or more have been spent hosted in … Continue reading (Savory Saturdays) A Vegan Friendly Thanksgiving Part 1: Irish Oatmeal

Savory Saturdays: Emily’s Chicken Cordon Bleu

It's Sunday night, not Saturday. Saturday started at 7am when I beat the snooze alarm half-a-dozen times. The weatherman had predicted grey rain and possible snow flurries. Lucky for me the sun was peeking in through slats of the wood blinds. It was definitely cold, the heater had been running for some time, but there … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Emily’s Chicken Cordon Bleu

Savory Saturdays: Tomato-Cheese Tortellini Soup

In my feeble attempt this week to derail my carb cravings (and I mean feeble) I made a wonderful soup Tuesday night for dinner. The soup was fantastic and healthy. However, I'm not sure the two glasses of wine and loaf of fresh Everything Bread from Great Harvest Bread Company helped support my detox. I … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: Tomato-Cheese Tortellini Soup