Posts tagged "quickmeals"

Warm Black Bean Soup and Cornbread

Who is craving soup with all these cold days we have been getting? I know I have and one of my favorites is homemade Black Bean Soup. Get your Vitamix out and you will have a tasty soup in just 40 minutes. If you don't have a Vitamix, get one, because you can make the best soups, dips, dressings and shakes in no time at all, and not much mess....

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A Festive Cocktail

  Hello, I love a good cocktail, and this one is also pretty. Since I have so many apples from our tree's this year, a delish drink incorporating them was a must. You can use this idea to make all different types of cocktails by adding different fruit, flowers or maybe even some eyeballs, gummy worms or small plastic black spiders. Just get creative and have fun with it. I...

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BUTTERNUT SQUASH TWO WAYS

Hello, I put together two recipes for you using butternut squash. They are so yummy and they are both vegans.  Very simple to make, the soup will last a few days in the fridge but can also be frozen and the croutons will last bagged and in the pantry.The hasselback squash will be eaten up, cause it is soo good. I am seeing butternut squash everywhere, so it is definitely in...

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Deep Dish Apple Pear Pie

  Good Morning, Over here at the Betts home, the apples and pears are abundant. We have one big tree and a few dwarfs that have produced some beautiful fruit this year. Although I usually make pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving, this year I thought I would make good use of the fruit we grew. I had never combined the two in the past, but the result of pairing the two...

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Thanksgiving In Style

Hello, Thanksgiving is one of our most cherished traditions here at the Betts home, and I just love to make it an exceptional experience for all my loved ones, family and friends included. We love to sit around the table enjoying good food and sharing what we are most grateful for in our lives. The outpour of love is so special and creates bonds that are unbreakable. So let's make...

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SALTED CARAMEL PUMPKIN PIE COOKIES

Who doesn't love baking with pumpkin?! My boys love everything from pumpkin pie, pumpkin seeds to these delicious salted caramel pumpkin pie cookies. I love to get them involved in baking with me. It's a perfect time to bond with your child and sharpen their math skills too. I think it's a 1-1 ratio of cookie dough in the mouth to what ends up in the oven:) This spells success to...

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Wild Mushroom Risotto

      Mushroom Risotto is one of my husband Steve's favorite dishes and before I created my version at home he would consistently order it when we went out for lunch or dinner. He is a creature of habit and had this dish on repeat. So I figured out what was in it, how to perfect it, and I have been serving it up evvvah since. He loves it and...

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TWO SUNGOLD TOMATO SALADS

Hello, I don't know about you, but I have the sweetest Sun Gold Tomatoes this year, they taste like candy. So in honor of this " To Die For Crop" I created two simple, beautiful salads that will blow yer hair back!!I just used a simple french vinaigrette from The Stock Market in Granville Island and some beautiful field greens, so the Sungolds take center stage. The second one has...

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Beef Tenderloin with Chimichurri Sauce

This recipe I discovered from Whitewater Cooks with Passion by Shelley Adams has been a go to this summer, and so naturally, I wanted to share it with you. It is a fantastic cookbook filled with some simple summer recipes. Another favorite is Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad. The Chimichurri sauce is full of bright herbs and spices with vibrant flavor. Many of my friends and family members don't eat...

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Summer Smoothie Bowls

Summer is the perfect time for these smoothie bowls, and they are sure to keep your bikini body looking great. They make a great poolside breakfast or lunch while cooling and slimming you down. I mix mine with my favorite protein powder ( Vanilla By Isagenix) but feel free to use which ever one you love. I like to mix up my flavors and toppings, so I never get bored of them....

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