Easy ham-corn chowder is healthy comfort food for busy days. Enjoy the final days of summer and get excited about fall, with this quick soup recipe.

Easiest Low Fat Corn Chowder with Ham

Easy ham-corn chowder is healthy comfort food for busy days. Enjoy the final days of summer and get excited about fall, with this quick soup recipe. I often run low on fresh vegetables when our schedule gets crazy. The busiest weeks mean I may not get to the store to re-stock until we are down to the last shriveled lemon or half…

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Slow cooker Oat Risotto with sausage and butternut squash

Slow Cooker Oat Risotto with Butternut Squash

I could have never guessed a bedtime confession would lead to a recipe for savory oat risotto but, the world is full of inspiration, and you’ve got to take it whenever and wherever it arrives. Recipe Highlights: Versatile & easy, works for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Slow cooker oat risotto, a savory twist on steel cut oats, perfect for…

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What’s the Deal with Pumpkin? Other Squash are Cool Too!

Before I get completely carried away, a word about the classification of pumpkins: From a botanical perspective pumpkins, and other squash, are fruits, because we are talking about the fleshy meat surrounding the seeds of the plant. From a culinary perspective, and for the purposes of this article, I am calling squash a vegetable. Also, according to a very scientific…

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