Pumpkin is a great low cost veggie that, thanks to canning, does not have to be a seasonal treat. Pumpkin is a low in carbs, high in fiber, vitamin A and C. It helps make this chili thick and hearty without making it heavy. Usually, I puree the veggies down in my sauces to ensure … Continue reading Crock Pot Pumpkin Veggie Chili
Perhaps the best kitchen appliance I have ever bought is my Vitamix. You can turn heaps of veggies into soup or sauce and feed it happily to unsuspecting family members. YAY! I used a veggie combo that was growing in my garden to create the sauce for this chili. Often we hear that we need … Continue reading Three Meat Chili
One of the most challenging things about about returning home from travel is coming home to an empty refrigerator and wondering what to make for dinner. I try never to let that happen. We are going to the beach in the next couple weeks so I built some time into my meal prep schedule to … Continue reading Organ meat lasagna with veggie sauce
This Saturday, the girls and I went shopping...that was fun! Somehow the cart is just wide enough to fit between the racks of clothing. The girls have an amazing reach and cat like reflexes to grab and pull down anything within their grasp! Once we arrived at the checkout, my cart was full unwanted items. … Continue reading How to “boost” a jar of pasta sauce!
I have always loved shish kabobs! The yummy combination of meat and veggies on a stick grilled over an open flame is mouth watering. I discovered the versatility of beef heart a couple years ago and though it would be a perfect substitute for stew beef. 1 five pound grass fed beef heart trimmed and … Continue reading Beef Heart Kabobs
Lunchtime can be a tricky time of day. Especially on the weekend when the weather is nice and it is so much more alluring to stay outside and play. Every Mom out there knows that without lunch there is constant snacking which will spoil any hope of dinner and result in an inevitable melt down. … Continue reading Bone marrow organ meat burgers and fries!
August 25, 2014 Today was a work day for me. So tonight's dinner preparation started two days ago. I defrosted and marinated about a pound of each: beef liver, chip steak and round steak. My marinade is simple: extra virgin olive oil, a splash of fish sauce and coconut aminos, one naval orange sliced and … Continue reading BEEF, Three ways!