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Archives for July 2018

Creamy Cucumber and Pea Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 31st, 2018| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian

Nice and creamy, but also nice and healthy.




It's only been a year since I initially shared this recipe, but it is a perfect partner for this week's new recipe. This recipe for Creamy Cucumber Salad is my favorite version of cucumber salad. The new recipe, which I'll publish

Ice Cream Truffles

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 26th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A bite-sized taste of chilly sweetness




This recipe started like many of mine do: I had a gathering to attend and wanted to bring a dessert. Being the middle of summer, I wanted a dessert that would be fairly light and cooling on a steamy, summer night. I had

5 Tips and Tricks for the Best Cup of Coffee

by Editorial Team July 25th, 2018| Cooking Basics
Coffee is the daily fuel that energizes most of America's mornings and midday pick-me-ups. We all have our own favorite coffee shop that makes that cup just right, but why not translate this perfect coffee to your own home? Here are some top tips for making

Triple Chocolate Truffles

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 24th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A decadent treat, perfect for your favorite chocoholic


There are a few things to know about this recipe:

  1. Truffles aren't as difficult to make as you may imagine.

  2. However, it can be a fairly messy process.

  3. This recipes makes two dozen truffles.

  4. This recipe is enough to share with

Bourbon & Vanilla Peaches

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 19th, 2018| Appetizers, Desserts, Recipes, Tapas Monday

Bourbon & peaches- a new classic combination




We spent a weekend in Melbourne, Florida, in June to celebrate my brother's birthday. Arriving on Friday afternoon, they suggested we meet them at Downtown Produce to finish party shopping and do a wine tasting. Wine + family time = YES!

While

What Nobody Told You about Food Poisoning Claims

by Editorial Team July 19th, 2018| Cooking Basics
If you travel, either alone, with friend or with your family, the package holiday is an alluring idea. If your idea of a holiday is a relaxing getaway with no pressures or responsibilities, the convenience and cost of an all-inclusive holiday is incredibly appealing.

Unfortunately though, eating and drinking only in

How Do You Make Sure that a Delivered Meal Suits Your Gastronomic Preferences?

by Editorial Team July 18th, 2018| Cooking Basics

We all have preferences when it comes to dishes. There are people who prefer spicy foods while others cannot take even the slightest spice in their meal. Others have a sweet tooth and there are also those who love something sour.


When preparing these meals at

Pickled Peaches

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 17th, 2018| Recipes, Side Dishes

A bright, refreshing way to serve peaches




When summer arrives, so does a great amount of fruit. Our minds often turn to transforming the fruit into a dessert, be it a pie, ice cream, crisp, or some other sweet treat. While I like some sweetness, I also like some

Low Carb Cauliflower Lasagna

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 12th, 2018| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

An even healthier, and still hearty, alternative to regular lasagna


On Tuesday, I shared a recipe from the Think Tasty archives for

Individual Spaghetti Squash Lasagnas

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 10th, 2018| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

A healthy, yet hearty, alternative to regular lasagna




I don't think I've met a squash that I dislike. Whether it be a squash of a summer nature, such as zucchini, or a winter squash, such as butternut, I love them all. Each of them has its own delicious qualities.

Spinach & Salsa Egg White Muffins

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 5th, 2018| Breakfast Dishes, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Vegetarian

You'll want to eat more than one; no guilt in that!




As I mentioned on Tuesday, a good number of the meals I eat have an egg focus. Most often these meals involve eggs whites. I make scrambled egg whites, egg white omelets, or just simple fried egg whites.

Sweet Potato ShakShuka

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 3rd, 2018| Breakfast Dishes, Main Dishes, Recipes

Make breakfast for dinner an extra special treat.




I'm a fan of eggs- for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Most often you'll see me creating some dish or another with egg whites, but sometimes I just need more sustenance than that. A nice, easy go-to is a simple omelet with