Veggie Pizza on Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

This whole wheat pizza dough is a dough I have been making for years now. It’s a twist on traditional pizza dough that gives a nice crisp crust. You can put whatever toppings you want on this crust. This time I was in the mood for veggie, but the crust holds up to it all. […]

Healthy Turkey Chili

I love chili in the fall, a warm bowl when the weather starts to get cold is spectacular.   A bowl of chili not only satisfies the craving, it can be healthy and loaded with protein as well. As a alternative to beef, I use turkey in my chili. It’s a leaner option with a […]

Sage Braised Boneless Pork Loin Chops

    At about $2 per pound, whole pork loin is not only delicious, it’s a great value. I cut my own chops from a 9 lb loin, about an inch and a half thick. If you haven’t tried this before, it is incredibly EASY! Here’s a great video; this guy lays down hog chopping […]

Everyday Spaghetti and Meatballs

  Tired of frozen meat cubes and that noxious red sauce from the jar?  Here’s a little different take on a classic Spaghetti and Meatballs recipe!   Ingredients: For the Meatballs (yields 12-14): 1/2 lb (2 links) Sweet Italian Sausage (remove from casing) 1 and 1/2 lb Lean Ground Beef 2 Eggs 6 Tbsp Italian Breadcrumbs (we prefer […]

Italian Wedding Soup

  This Italian Soup recipe is the base of what we’ve been making. It is a great start, but with some substitutions. Please enjoy and if you have another version or any substitutions, please post them in comments, I would love to see what everyone else is doing. I truly believe the key to this […]