Category Archive: Recipe

Celery-Split Pea Soup with Ham


I’ve always loved split pea soup, esp the bad-for-you canned variety, so I learned to make it myself. Split Pea soup is high in carbs, so I add celery soup to bring down… Continue reading

1/2-1 Plain Chocolate Cake


Created a Simple Chocolate Cake after looking through all my cookbooks and not finding a simple, plain chocolate cake recipe. Simple Recipe, Simple Measurements, Simple Ingredients. 1/2-1 Plain Chocolate Cake cream: 1/2 cup… Continue reading

Monday Review: Good Housekeeping Classic Home Cooking


Good Housekeeping Classic Home Cooking: 300 Traditional Recipes for Every Day   From the description: Home cooking never goes out of style—and neither do these dishes, from Southern Fried Chicken to New England… Continue reading

Last First Friday Free Recipe


Bringing you free recipes from my cookbook, “SImple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0” this last year has been fun!  I know a lot of you have enjoyed the recipes and hopefully, the healthy nutrition along… Continue reading

Something Bold, Something New


  Good Morning all, the sun is beating down over Belltown, got the blinds shut.  There can be too much of a good thing. Got my mug O’Roast and enjoying the time. Thinking… Continue reading

First Friday Free Recipe Recap


The First Friday Free Recipe post has been going on for almost a year now and it’s become a popular post with readers. The recipes are from my first cookbook, “Simple, Healthy, Fresh… Continue reading

Monday Book Review: Diabetic Cooking


Diabetic Cooking 3 Books in 1: Snacks, Main Dishes, Desserts From the Book Description: Get three diabetic cookbooks for the price of one. The Diabetic Cooking 3 Books in 1: Snacks, Main Dishes, Desserts is… Continue reading

First Friday Free Recipe: White Spinach Salad


This month’s recipe from “Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0” is White Spinach Salad. Sometimes during these hot summer months when the heat is just too much to stand over a hot range, steaming your… Continue reading

Monday Book Review: The Little Guides Soups


The Little Guides Soups by Janine Flew From the Amazon Description and book back: Overview Soups and stews are family favorites- nutritious, delicious, and easy to prepare. Whether you’re looking for a satisfying… Continue reading

First Friday Free Recipe: Blueberry Pork Salad


From the Chapter Introduction for Pork in “Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0“:   I love cooking with Pork, being versatile it can be made into most any cuisine, from Asian, African, European and even… Continue reading