Recipes, Sides and Soups

Red Lentil Soup

Savory like chili, but not as spicy, this soup is both comfort food and health food all in one delightful bowl. Lentils' health benefits include fiber, of course, but they contribute significant amounts of folate, iron and magnesium, too. What I like best about lentils? They are super easy to prepare. No long pre-soaks like… Continue reading Red Lentil Soup

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

These decadent treats taste just like the brand name peanut butter cups, only butter I mean, better! This is one of those recipes that I feel necessitates a disclaimer. These are so, so good, but...the butter. Oh, so much butter. How could they not be good, right? I make these on special occasions (Christmas, Father's Day,… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Main Dishes, Recipes

Slow Cooker Cola Pot Roast

It's cold outside! I've been in comfort food mode lately, and this is the perfect cozy, cold weather main dish. Assemble this roast in the slow cooker in the morning or at lunch time. Savor the aroma all afternoon, or be greeted by the yumminess as you come home from work. The sugar from the cola… Continue reading Slow Cooker Cola Pot Roast