Monthly Archives: September 2010

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

This is a delicious recipe for a high protein, high fiber snack. The garbanzo beans end up becoming nice and crunchy, after being roasted. Adapted from http://www.allrecipes.com Ingredients 1 can garbanzo beans, drained 2 Tablespoons olive oil Cayenne Pepper Garlic … Continue reading

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Banana Oatmeal Cranberry Bread

Yet another recipe with our favorite ingredient: oatmeal! Adapted from Cooking Light Ingredients 1 cup packed brown sugar 7 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 large egg whites 1 large egg 2 large mashed ripe bananas 1 cup old fashioned oats 1/2 … Continue reading

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Chinese Chicken

This is my mom’s famous recipe for Chinese Chicken, originally from one of our family friends in Houston. I had to make a couple of adjustments when I made it this time, due to the lack of ingredients on hand. … Continue reading

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Murphree’s Fruits & Vegetables

Just a quick post to tell you about Murphree’s Fruits & Vegetables in Cahaba Heights. This fruit/vegetable stand is WONDERFUL. You can get great quality produce at an even greater price. Plus, they are open Monday-Saturday from 8 am – 6 … Continue reading

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Guest Bloggers: Review of Dreamcakes Bakery

I shared a sweet treat from Dreamcakes Bakery (www.dreamcakes-bakery.com) with the sweet guests that I had over Labor Day weekend. Dreamcakes is a great local bakery, located in Homewood, and I have always been impressed with the quality and deliciousness of their … Continue reading

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Cocoa Nutty Bites

I love browsing through cookbooks, especially ones with lots of photos.  If I get a cookbook, I get REALLY excited.   I don’t actually make most of the things in them, but I think they are fun to read.  I … Continue reading

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A Great Way to Kick off Birmingham Restaurant Week

A Review of Sol y Luna Vasu, our friend Tiff, and I were excited about one of the yummiest weeks offered in the Magic City, Restaurant Week! Local Birmingham restaurants throughout the city celebrate this week by offering fixed menus at various … Continue reading

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