Oven Roasted Marinara Sauce

After having such great success with my Oven Roasted Salsa I felt it only made sense to try making my own marinara sauce using the same process.  It turned out amazing and was great tossed with mini meatballs and cheese ravioli later that night for dinner. Ingredients: 6-8 Tomatoes (quartered) 4 Cloves Minced Garlic 1 Yellow Onion Chopped 1/4 C. Chopped Basil 1/8 C. Chopped Rosemary … Continue reading Oven Roasted Marinara Sauce

Fiesta Filling

This Fiesta Filling is perfect to top nachos, salads or even for making tacos and burritos. It is quick and simple to make and easy to customize to your own tastes. Ingredients: 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced) 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (diced) 1 Green Bell Pepper (diced) 1/3 C. Red Onion (diced) 2 C. Corn (I use corn that I froze from the farmers market) 1 (4 oz.) … Continue reading Fiesta Filling

Easy Steamed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have always been one of my favorite foods. When I was a baby all I would eat was sweet potatoes and carrots causing me to turn orange. These easy steamed potatoes got me through college dorm life, it has to be the easiest ways to make potatoes I have ever tried. . . Directions: Rinse off your sweet potato Place wet potato in a … Continue reading Easy Steamed Sweet Potatoes

Sherry Roasted Mushrooms

Sherry roasted mushrooms are the perfect addition to salads, steaks or chicken dinners. The have such a sweet and savory flavor that you can pop them like candy on their own. They are so quick and easy to make that they may become a new favorite side dish. Ingredients: 1 (8oz.) Carton of Sliced Button Mushrooms 2 T. Butter (diced) 1 C. Cooking Sherry (optional: … Continue reading Sherry Roasted Mushrooms

Mini Bomblets

Here is my first attempt at a “healthy-ish” make ahead breakfast. Luckily this was a HUGE success. These Mini Bomblets are so fluffy and delicious. They are the perfect start to your workday. You can make in large batches and freeze them for a few weeks to use as you need them. Just pop them into the microwave for about 40 seconds and enjoy! Ingredients: … Continue reading Mini Bomblets

Salt and Vinegar Chickpeas

This could be my new fave snack. So great for on the go and incredibly easy to make! I can’t wait to start trying different flavor combinations. I love adding chickpeas to salads now these roasted style chickpeas are the perfect substitute for croutons.    Ingredients: 2 Cans Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) 4 C. White Vinegar  2 t. Kosher Salt  1 t. Fresh Cracked Black … Continue reading Salt and Vinegar Chickpeas