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4 Savory Toppings for Crostini

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 6th, 2020| Recipe Collection, Recipes





This week I'm focusing on savory bruschetta that can top the food of your choice. Whether you want to go classic with crisp crostini, keep it lower carb with sweet potato rounds, or make it simple by using store-bought crackers,

This is not your typical crostini topping. It starts with the typical base of tomatoes and basil, but it makes it even better with the addition of melted mozzarella!

Warm Bruschetta Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 4th, 2020| Appetizers, Recipes, Tapas Monday, Vegetarian

This is not your basic crostini topping. It starts with the typical base of tomatoes and basil, but it makes it even better with the addition of melted mozzarella!






Warm Bruschetta Dip





  • 3 tomatoes (diced & seeds removed)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon
A whole new type of bruschetta topping- tender red pepper and leeks combined with basil provide a fabulous topping for sweet potato rounds, mini naan, or crostini.

Leek & Pepper Bruschetta

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 2nd, 2020| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Tapas Monday, Vegetarian

A whole new type of bruschetta topping- tender red pepper and leeks combined with basil provide a fabulous topping for sweet potato rounds, mini naan, or crostini.











Leek & Red Pepper Bruschetta


4 Ways to Serve Spaghetti Squash

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 28th, 2020| Recipe Collection, Recipes





This week I've shared two different ways to serve spaghetti squash. I'll refer to them as fancy (AKA Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Muffins) and rustic (

Get multiple servings of vegetables in this one incredibly flavorful entree!

Veggie Topped Spaghetti Squash

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 26th, 2020| Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

Get multiple servings of vegetables in this one incredibly flavorful entree!






Veggie Topped Spaghetti Squash





  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 2 roasted beets
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 small sweet onion (diced)
  • parmesan cheese
  • olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Wash squash and cut in half lengthwise.
  3. Using a spoon, scoop out seeds.
  4. Place halves cut
Unlike any other muffin you've had, this one is filled with squash and gooey mozzarella. Who knew that eating your veggies could be so much fun?

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Muffins

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 24th, 2020| Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes, Tapas Monday

Unlike any other muffin you've had, this one is filled with squash and gooey mozzarella. Who knew that eating your veggies could be so much fun?











Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Muffins





  • 1 spaghetti
Eggplant Salsa, Baba Ghanoush, Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich, and Warm Eggplant & Goat Cheese are 4 great ways to cook with eggplant

4 Recipes That Showcase Eggplant

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 21st, 2020| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipe Collection, Recipes, Vegetarian

Eggplant Salsa, Baba Ghanoush, Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich, and Warm Eggplant & Goat Cheese are 4 great ways to cook with eggplant.









I'd say that eggplant is my favorite vegetable to cook with, but that

Slightly Spicy Eggplant & Tomato Sauté

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 19th, 2020| Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes, Tapas Monday, Vegetarian

Chunks of eggplant tossed with tomato sauce and chili powder make a warm, filling side dish or topping






Slightly Spicy Eggplant & Tomato Sauté



It’s a side. It’s a dip. It’s a spread. It’s delicious.



  • ½ cup diced yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 pound eggplant (diced)
  • 1-1/2 cups

Moroccan Eggplant Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 17th, 2020| Appetizers, Recipes, Tapas Monday

Eggplant, roasted peppers, garlic, and more coated with paprika make the perfect dip to serve with pita bread











Moroccan Eggplant Dip



A dip doesn't get much healthier than this!



  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
Even though today is Valentine's Day, you can easily make one of these four sweet treats to surprise your special someone.

4 Last Minute Valentine Desserts

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 14th, 2020| Recipe Collection, Recipes

Even though today is Valentine's Day, you can easily make one of these four sweet treats to surprise your special someone.









Happy Valentine's Day! Whether you have a special someone or are on your own,

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 12th, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

All the flavors of that store bought candy bar in a homemade package




Peanut Butter Cup Cookies



All the flavors of that store bought candy bar in a homemade package











When I create my calendar for Think Tasty, I start with a theme. Then I

Kinda Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 10th, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

Less guilt, more sweet treats!






Kinda Healthy Peanut Butter Balls



Less guilt, more sweet treats!



  • 1-1/2 cups powdered peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet or milk)


  1. Combine peanut butter powder, powdered sugar, and water in