Blog Archives for category vegetarian

Potato Chowder -- Food Ramblings
Jan 22

Potato Chowder {Slow Cooker}

SNOW DAY! Well, we have at least a half day off for snow– woo hoo! You would think that I would cook a full meal while home for part of the day, but nope– the days I am at home, I love to use my slow cooker! I need a slow cooker that turns the timer off and switches it… Continue reading

Baked Bloomin' Onion -- Food Ramblings
Jan 13

Bloomin’ Onion {Tasty Bites for the Big Game}

Are you ready for the big game?? AKA Superbowl Sunday. We might not know what teams are playing, but it is never too early to think about what you will serve if you’re having people over for the big game! Austin and I love Outback Steakhouse, and we go all the time. Our family is awesome with gifts for the… Continue reading

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup -- Food Ramblings
Dec 26

Broccoli Cheese Soup {Slow Cooker}

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! The last thing you’re probably thinking about is cooking, but this broccoli cheese soup, adapted from Cooking Classy, isn’t really cooking. A little prep and then you throw it in the slow cooker. The perfect holidays ran you ragged and it’s time to recover meal. The soup is hearty and thick and… Continue reading

Sundried Tomato Basil Corn Muffins -- Food Ramblings
Nov 06

Sundried Tomato and Basil Corn Muffins

When I was a very new blogger, it was wonderful to connect with other bloggers, get some ideas, and have people go to when I needed advice. One of these amazing people is Nicole from My Love for Cooking. We met initially through an online bake sale that Nicole set up to benefit a mental health center where she did… Continue reading

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Sep 03

Basil Polenta with Roasted Spinach and Tomatoes

I have been really bad this summer about using fresh veggies. Last summer, we had a farm share, so we had to eat lots of frozen veggies– yes, had But this year, we are more into the giant frozen veggie bags from Costco since we just can’t eat the fresh veggies from the big box store fast enough before they… Continue reading

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Aug 13

Mediterranean Quinoa Pilaf

Here’s our typical routine– wake up in the morning, and Austin pulls some kind of meat out to defrost for dinner that night. We get home from work, Austin fires up the grill and makes the main course, and I cobble together the side dish. I like to find recipes and ideas in the most random or standard places (depending… Continue reading

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Jun 24

Beer Mac and Cheese

Guess where Austin and I went last night? Did you guess BBQ? If so, you’re right! We have an amazing group of friends, and we do lots and lots of group dinners. One person grills, and everyone else brings a dish to pass. For the latest BBQ, I made a beer mac and cheese and adapted the recipe from Warm Vanilla… Continue reading

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Jun 17

Green Bean and Tomato Tabbouleh Salad

Summer time and the grillin’ is easy! We grill lots and lots of meat, so I try really hard to make sure we are eating veggies and whole grains. This salad definitely fits the bill! I think that most tabbouleh salads are cold, but I wanted something a warm salad. It was great hot but still delicious cold when I ate… Continue reading

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Jun 14

Simple Grilled Veggies

There is nothing better than food right off the grill. Now that it’s nice outside, we try to grill as much as we possibly can. One of our favorite things to do is to grill veggies. A simple side dish– but you just can’t beat the flavors! What are your favorite veggies to grill in the summer?

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Jun 03

Cajun Cauliflower Casserole #src

June has begun, and what better way to start off the month than a Secret Recipe Club reveal? I am loving the Secret Recipe Club and discovering new blogs. This month I was paired with Ginny from Cooking with Chopin, Living with Elmo. I wish I would have found her blog earlier but so glad I have now! I bookmarked… Continue reading