Sweet Potato Risotto

Ingredients 1 sweet potato 1 tbsp. neutral oil (vegetable or canola) 2 tbsp. butter 1 shallot 2 cloves garlic 1 cup Arborio rice 3 cups chicken broth (or other broth, whatever you have around) Salt to taste Parmesan cheese, sausuage, pepitas, or other toppings as desired Instructions Preheat oven to 400F. Cut sweet potatoes into… Continue reading Sweet Potato Risotto

Breakfast · Uncategorized

Ricotta Pancakes

Print Recipe Serves 2. You can easily double it for 4. Ingredients:1 cup flour 2 tbsp. sugar 3/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 egg 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup ricotta, I used part-skim 3/4 tsp. vanilla extract Instructions:Mix all ingredients together, just until combined. Heat a large pan to… Continue reading Ricotta Pancakes


Lighter Strawberry Crisp

I would never claim that any "lighter" dessert is healthy...but this one isn't too bad! There is minimal sugar added but it still tastes delicious! Print Recipe Ingredients: 2 lb. strawberries 3 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tbsp. flour 1/4 cup oil 2 tbsp. maple syrup 1 cup old-fashioned oats 1/2 cup shredded… Continue reading Lighter Strawberry Crisp


Lemon Tart with Fresh Berries

I was perfectly happy having never tried homemade lemon curd...then I made this tart. The creamy texture and tart flavor of this fresh lemon curd filling will change your life. You will never want to buy that jar of lemon jelly passing as curd ever again. Print Recipe Ingredients: Tart Shell 6 tbsp. butter 1… Continue reading Lemon Tart with Fresh Berries

Uncategorized · Vegetarian & Vegan

Roasted Artichokes with Garlic Butter

Every time I buy an artichoke I feel like I'm being robbed. Spending $3.00 for a single vegetable that you only eat the center of seems kind of silly....but they're delicious...so I'll let it slide when I want to treat myself. Print Recipe Ingredients: 2 large artichokes Olive oil 4 small cloves of garlic 2… Continue reading Roasted Artichokes with Garlic Butter