Thai Basil Coconut Curry Stir Fry
Dairy Free / Egg free / Fresh Produce / Gluten Free / Main Dishes / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Thai Basil Coconut Curry Stir Fry

The recipe that I am sharing with you today actually resulted from a variety of things that we needed to use up in the fridge. Week old Thai basil. Even older leeks…not even going to mention how much older. Freshly picked broccoli. Half of a can of coconut milk, being stored in a container from … Continue reading

Crockpot Chili
Crockpot / Dairy Free / Egg free / Gluten Free / Main Dishes / Savory and Splendid! / Soups / Using Freshly Ground Flour / Vegetables

Crockpot Chili

It is cold outside. Like, sub-zero temperatures. Brrr….brrr….brrr!!! When it is this cold, I like to have some warm-eatin’s, namely chili. Pair it with a great cornbread, and you’ve warmed my heart and belly. {A little known fact about me as well: Ever since I was a child, I have always enjoyed a big, cold … Continue reading

Sweet Jalapeño Cheese Ball
Appetizers / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks

Sweet Jalapeño Cheese Ball

I made some jalapeño jelly this summer with the bounty of jalepenos that our garden produced. One way that my family enjoys using up this sweet and spicy condiment is by mixing some jelly with cream cheese and eating it with crackers or tortilla chips. It tastes really great, but I have to say that … Continue reading

Hoppin’ John (A traditional New Year’s meal)
Dairy Free / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Gluten Free / Main Dishes / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Hoppin’ John (A traditional New Year’s meal)

Happy New Year! Today, I made Hoppin’ John! This a traditional New Year’s meal, incorporating black eyed peas, or pigeon peas. I had always heard that eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day was traditional, but never knew why. So, I went to Wikipedia and learned what it had to say: “Hoppin’ John is…

Pumpkin Curry Soup
Dairy Free / Egg free / Fresh Produce / Savory and Splendid! / Soups / Vegetables

Pumpkin Curry Soup

Fall. Cool air. Soups. Pumpkin. All of these things were swirling around in my head one night recently as I was thinking about what to make for dinner. It all came together with this bold-flavored soup with a curry flare. I had no problem throwing the soup together with it’s many flavor-inducing components, but honestly … Continue reading