Hummus {super simple recipe in the Ninja Chef blender}
Appetizers / Blender / Dairy Free / Egg free / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks

Hummus {super simple recipe in the Ninja Chef blender}

Hummus.  Such a simple dish to make with a myriad of possibilities available to doctor it up. Today’s hummus recipe though is pretty basic.  I’ve been making it for years, typically with my immersion blender…which usually ends up taking a bit of effort and being a bit much for the handheld wand (aka – it … Continue reading

Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}
Appetizers / Blender / Dairy Free / Egg free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef

Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}

This past week our local grocery store had a sale on bulk bin items. This made a prime time to purchase hulled sesame seeds to make a homemade tahini (sesame seed paste). I was able to purchase about 3 cups of sesame seeds for only $2.50! This was a great deal and I’ll be able … Continue reading

Oven Roasted Hatch Green Chiles
Fresh Produce / Goodness on the Side! / Preserving / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Oven Roasted Hatch Green Chiles

A few years after my husband and I were married, we were staying with my sister-in-law and brother-in-law for a while in the Chicago-land area. They had recently moved from New Mexico to Chicago. Well, one day a huge box appeared on their doorstep from a friend of theirs in New Mexico. Inside the box? … Continue reading

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups
Dairy / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Soups

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups

If you or someone in your family has been gluten-free for very long, you have come to realize that finding a gluten-free store bought option for cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, or cream of anything soup can be next to impossible! Today’s post is to show you just how simple making your own “cream … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Baking Goodness! / Breakfast / Desserts / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Goodness on the Side! / Sweet Treats! / Using Freshly Ground Flour / Vegetables

Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Bread

One of the things I love about summer are all of the fresh vegetables that we are able to grow, pick, and then eat up! Our zucchini plants look excellent this year and we’ve been chowin’ down on everything from grilled zucchini, stir-fried zucchini, sautéed zucchini, to zucchini bread. My family loves zucchini bread, but … Continue reading