Recently I've been enjoying using cauliflower rice as a replacement for rice. A few weeks ago I swapped it out for rice in a stuffed pepper recipe and I also created a recipe for Spicy Sausage & "Cauli" Rice. I like using cauliflower rice because it dramatically...read more
Last weekend we enjoyed one of my favorite weekends of the year up in VT. It's a weekend full of family traditions. The 27th annual Chili Cook-Off was the kick off and a must do event! I love it! This year we sampled 19 types of chili. A woman commented to me the day...read more
A little late on the weekly post this week. I was feeling a little under the weather for a few days. I think I'm over the hump now though. Fingers crossed! I'm excited that we will be getting a little more warm weather over the next few days and I want to enjoy it....read more
Two new great recipes this week. I'm killing it! HA! I had purchased some of these items to make a different recipe (Roasted Chicken w/ Balsamic, Honey & Tomatoes), but due to some family schedule changes I opted not to defrost a couple pounds of chicken for two...read more
I'm loving the substitution of cauliflower "rice" for rice in recipes. Last week I tried the switch with stuffed peppers and liked the results which inspired me to try it again. While keeping the same volume of food, you significantly reduce the carbohydrate content,...read more
What a beautiful weekend! I love September weekends that keep that summer vibe going. I think of them as an extra little gift from mother nature. We try to get up to VT at least once a month off ski season. Thankfully this was the weekend we had planned to go up this...read more
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