Roasted Red Pepper Spread Sandwiches

This recipe is derived from the Roasted Red Pepper Spread Sandwiches recipe from the All-New Complete Cooking Light Cookbook as part of my 2017 A Year of Cooking Light Challenge. Servings: 4 Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Approximate Cost per Serving: $1.50 / plate Ingredients: 1/2 seedless English cucumber 1 (7-oz) bottle roasted red bell … More Roasted Red Pepper Spread Sandwiches

White Mac and Cheese

This recipe is derived from the Two-Cheese Mac and Cheese recipe from the Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2014 cookbook as part of my 2017 A Year of Cooking Light Challenge Servings: 6 Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Approximate Cost per Serving: $0.75 / plate Chef’s Note: The hubby and I agree, this is one of … More White Mac and Cheese

Station Eleven

Author: Emily St. John Mandel Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars Verdict: Buy “Are we supposed to believe that civilization has just come to an end?” “Well… it was always a little fragile, wouldn’t you say?” I’m embarrassed it took me so long to read this novel.  It was by no means a reflection of the … More Station Eleven

Check-In

Well, it’s been more than a week, but I’m here and still kicking (even if the force behind my kicks has weakened).  It’s been tireless nights of work and exhaustion, but I think I’ve passed the zenith for the season.  An old childhood injury (thanks to the numerous organized sports I played and quit) flared … More Check-In

Ginger Basmati Rice

This recipe is derived from the Ginger Basmati recipe from the Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2016 cookbook as part of my 2017 A Year of Cooking Light Challenge. Servings: 4 Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Approximate Cost per Serving: $1.00 / plate Ingredients: fresh ginger (about 3-inches long) 1 tsp chicken bouillon 1/3 … More Ginger Basmati Rice