Greek Nachos {food matters project}


Once upon a time there was an over committed, time-management challenged mom/wife/high school teacher who blew a deadline for an awesome project, The Food Matters Project. This is her recipe for Greek Nachos, inspired by Mark Bitman’s version from the New York Times in 2009. I decided to tweak this recipe a bit to make […]

Gluten-free Romesco {food matters project}


This week’s recipe for The Food Matters Project calls for Chicken and Romesco sauce. Mireya from My Healthy Eating Habits blog hosted her version of the recipe all of the way from Spain, so jealous! Romesco sauce is originally from Spain, in the region of Tarragona, near Barcelona. It’s deliciousness is derived from the combination […]

Merlot Cab Berry Sorbet {the food matters project}


Um, this is a keeper! Have you ever thought of something as delicious as sorbet WITH wine in it, I’m in love! This week, for the food matters project the recipe is brought to us by Simple & Amazing. She writes: “The recipe I picked for my turn to host the Food Matters Project is […]

Strawberry Basil Chicken Tacos


New recipe alert! Try Strawberries and Basil as new taco toppings instead of the traditional tomatoes, salsa, guacamole and beans. These tacos taste like summer, and who doesn’t love summer!? The very (very!) simple recipe: 2 Corn tortillas per person (softened over the burner on low heat) Shredded chicken (made in slow cooker for 4-6 […]

Gofres with cherries and chocolate {food matters project}


This week’s Food Matters Project recipe calls for Chocolate Cherry Panini. Um, ok. Done! Instead of a sandwich, I tweaked it a bit to make Gofres. As a student studying in Spain, I encountered my first Gofre on a weekend trip to Barcelona. Gofre may literally translate to “waffle”, but in Barcelona these are not […]

Savory Tomato “Tart” {food matters project}


This week’s Food Matters Project recipe calls for a Savory Tomato Crisp. Check out this week’s chef at her blog, The Giving Table. To make my version of the Tomato Tart, I used a technique my mother calls “clean out the fridge / pantry”. It works fabulously! Art by Megan’s Tomato Tart: 1 cup of […]

Cook French food…check! (Food Matters Project + WGG #6!)


Coq au “Vino” (This week’s Food Matters Project recipe!).   (note: We have trouble with French pronunciation in our house, so we “spanglished” this recipe to make it easier to say)   2 eggplants, cubed 4-6 slices turkey bacon, sliced  1 yellow or white onion, sliced 2 minced garlic cloves 2 C chicken broth 2 C […]

Ratatouille (WGG #4)


Summer Ratatouille (without eggplant): Easiest and yummiest ratatouille recipe. Simmer zucchini, red onion, red (or orange or yellow) pepper, and cherry tomatoes + 1 can of crushed tomatoes in a large pot. Add a bit of olive oil and salt and pepper. Simmer for an hour or until veggies have reduced and softened. Serve over […]

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