October 2011

Spicy Mushroom and Tomato Pasta

by zesty on October 31, 2011 · 5 comments

Happy Halloween!!  Sorry for the rush in the day but i have 17 things to do this morning and only about 45 minutes to do it.  Including getting my costume on for work.  Depending how I look I may share a photo or two on Wednesday! OK OK – the weekend is over and it [...]


A SAYBON Candy Giveaway!

by zesty on October 28, 2011 · 28 comments

Heeeeeeeeeeeeeelllllo!  Nothing more exciting than free stuff right?  Well I have something exciting for you today.  If you are a sweet tooth, like me, than have a quick read thru this get your entry in today.  I am going to let the facts do the talking but the gist of it is… I am giving [...]


A 15 Bean Chili To Make You Smile

by zesty on October 26, 2011 · 5 comments

Hey you!  How goes Wednesday?  Excited to be here?  Well I sure hoe you are.  I have a down home recipe today that will warm you up all the way down to your toes.  I built this chili on Sunday morning and it has been a huge hit.  Flavorful, rich and satisfying to say the [...]


Applesauce Bran Flax Muffins

by zesty on October 24, 2011 · 8 comments

Happy Monday!   Why did I make applesauce based muffins?  Well, Saturday we were shopping and the kids were strolling down the aisle with us and all of a sudden I hear…. let’s buy applesauce , let’s buy applesauce.  I was like… ummm OK so I picked up the 6 individual servings of unsweetened applesauce and [...]


Make this for thanksgiving! Ok sorry for starting off a little on the blunt side but seriously – you need to make this for your family and yourself.  As a special request post today I am bringing you the brussel sprout recipe from our thanksgiving feast that so many of you emailed about and are [...]


Roasted Acorn Squash Pasta

by zesty on October 19, 2011 · 20 comments

Hey All,  Here is a simple pasta dish that you can make on a fall evening when you want to get warm.  I am just sitting in the airport waiting to fly home this morning and so far so good from a flight perspective.  Timing is a little bit tight so I wanted to go [...]


Balsamic Drizzled Mango Chicken Salad

by zesty on October 12, 2011 · 5 comments

Good morning and I thank you.  For all the nice emails regarding the thanksgiving feast and your request for certain recipes.  I will work on getting those for you and post them either Friday of this week or early next week.  Today I wanted to share with you a simple salad that can be put [...]


Happy Monday to you! Canadian Thanksgiving here at home, Columbus day in the US and what I think is a regular Monday in the rest of the world. I have a special post for you today. Not only do I have a thanksgiving recap from the Cooking in laws on Saturday night I have a [...]


A Raspberry Scallop!

by zesty on October 5, 2011 · 3 comments

Ummm is this thing on?   Oh there we go… much better.  Happy Wednesday to you!  A couple of weeks ago I had a huge craving for scallops on the way home from work.  So of course, I pulled in and picked up a few handfuls of fresh scallops as a snack before dinner.  I know, [...]


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