Twistedly Healthy Soup Beans and Pumpkin Cornbread 

Being from Appalachia, I am well versed in the classic staple of soup beans and cornbread and have eaten my fill. Most Appalachians cook their beans (typically pintos) in a big greasy hunk of fat back. For those of you fortunate enough to not know what it is, it’s simply a big slab of subcutaneous…… Continue reading Twistedly Healthy Soup Beans and Pumpkin Cornbread 

*Crunch*-y Goodness 

Never underestimate the satisfaction of a good salad. I’m not talking about the side salad your get at a chain restaurant that’s basically iceberg lettuce and “burger” toppings they threw on top. I’m talking about strolling through the produce department or your local farmer’s market, picking up fresh veggies, and checking for color and ripeness.…… Continue reading *Crunch*-y Goodness 

The Chili Issue…

A few months ago, during the Abu Dhabi “winter”, I asked my husband what sounded good for dinner. We agreed that, what better winter meal is there other than chili and cornbread!? Now, it’s a given that anything we have is meatless. No biggie. I was scrolling through my recipe favorites and came across a…… Continue reading The Chili Issue…