Roasted Vegetables 

I have always enjoyed vegetables. Even as a child, one of my favorite dishes was vegetable soup and I could make it by myself by the time I was 9 years old. I would go into our root cellar and gather up jars of canned vegetables that we had harvested from our garden and a…

Chicken Noodle Soup

Today is Valentine’s Day and it’s cold and rainy. I know that it’s February and technically still winter but this is Texas and it was 80 degrees on Saturday so this 40 degree weather has me shivering.  The first thing I think of on a cold, rainy day is soup. Yes, soup. Soup warms the…

Classic Chocolate Brownies

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and what says “I love you” better than chocolate? Homemade brownies are one of my favorite ways to show my family some love.  My daughter’s 7th birthday was yesterday and since she is my valentine baby I thought what could be better than some heart-shaped brownies for her to share with…

Adventures with Kefir

Kefir is a superfood packed full of probiotics that build gut health but it also has so many other vitamins and minerals and it’s quite tasty. The best explanation of kefir that I’ve heard is that it’s the drinkable cousin of yogurt. My husband introduced me to kefir soon after we were married some 13…