10 Minute Stove-top Healthy Mac and Cheese for 1

10 Minute Stove-top Healthy Mac and Cheese for 1

Every day each of us makes a near-constant string of choices when it comes to our diet. Ordering off menus, grocery shopping, and snacking your way through your pantry all present decisions – baked or fried, fresh or frozen, tasty or “healthy”. When you work against your own preferences and cravings, the decisions are...

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog

Eggnog wasn’t a family tradition but we did usually have a quart of Turkey Hill Eggnog in the fridge around the holidays. I’d take hits from the bottle when no one was looking and then drink inappropriate amounts from cups when they were. At 20 when I experienced the inevitable metabolism slowdown and had...

Guinness Beef Stew

Guinness Beef Stew

TV watching with husbands is a funny thing. Thank goodness for Hulu on our Apple TV because we binge on seasons of shows that we both like – Friday Night Lights, Lost, Parenthood and Scandal to name a few. But there are those in betweens when he’ll be preoccupied and I’ll put on E...

Broccoli and White Cheddar Oven Risotto

Broccoli and White Cheddar Oven Risotto

I’m not a big fan of rice; out of almost 400 recipes on here only 3 contain rice (and a lot contain chocolate), and two are risotto. Risotto is like the Marilyn Monroe of rices – the exceptional luxurious slutty beauty of the rice world. Like Marilyn, it’s often misunderstood. Let me explain.

Low-Cal Chicken, White Bean and Veggie Chili

Low-Cal Chicken, White Bean and Veggie Chili

My house – it’s small. We technically don’t have a table. We do, but it’s pushed against the wall and there’s a computer on it. Most of my meals are eaten on the cushy memory-gel kitchen mat that my husband bought me for a Christmas present (and then we got in a fight about).

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