Cheesy Spinach Jalapeño Bombs

Ever since I saw Sandhya’s Jalapeño-Poppah-Aappah (https://indfused.com/2015/08/07/japalpeno-poppah-aappah/) I was determined to try them. Sandhya at https://indfused.com creates brilliant original recipes and has a knack for coming up with quicker, easier and healthier versions of traditional dishes. I didn’t duplicate Sandhya’s recipe exactly but hers was the inspiration for my endeavor. It seems that many of the South … More Cheesy Spinach Jalapeño Bombs

Potato & Spinach Stuffed Poblanos With Dill Cheddar Sauce

I recently acquired a cast iron cornbread stick pan, not for making cornbread sticks but as a holder for stabilizing peppers while stuffing and baking. With two 1 gallon bags of poblano peppers fresh out of the garden in the fridge, it was time to use the pan for the first time.   I inverted … More Potato & Spinach Stuffed Poblanos With Dill Cheddar Sauce

When Hunger Strikes (not to be confused with a “hunger strike”)

When I haven’t eaten in a long time and suddenly realize that I am ravenously hungry I am likely to indulge my more decadent cravings without totally abandoning a healthy diet. This was such a day. After a super light breakfast consisting of a mint lassi, my entire morning was eaten up with a trip … More When Hunger Strikes (not to be confused with a “hunger strike”)

Pickled Pink Onions With Brown Rice, Garbanzos & Spinach

I ran across these Pink Onions (™) at the supermarket and, having never seen them before, I had to see what was so special about them that they claimed trademark status. The story on the packaging reveals that pink onions were originally grown in France and were introduced to the British in the 1800s. They … More Pickled Pink Onions With Brown Rice, Garbanzos & Spinach

Spinach Crepes With Blueberry Cream Cheese Filling

First thing this morning I took some blueberries out of the freezer and mixed the frozen berries with Greek cream cheese. This was left on the counter to come to room temperature. One might not normally think of spinach belonging in a (slightly) sweet dish… but who gets to decide what is normal? I poured … More Spinach Crepes With Blueberry Cream Cheese Filling