Creamy Fall Pasta with Squash, Onions, Kale, and Goat Cheese!

I know I've been MIA - per my usual routine of being really excited about blogging, followed by an overwhelming about of work to do, and ending with complete neglect. Well, I'm back. At least for this one post. I am on a lighter rotation right now and was able to make a more involved,... Continue Reading →


Grown-Up Mac and Cheese

As a kid, J and I both loved macaroni and cheese. How were we to know that it wasn't made with real cheese? Thankfully, we've come to see how much more amazing this childhood favorite can be. I've made a number of takes off macaroni and cheese before, but this is probably my favorite. We... Continue Reading →

Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff by A Year of Slow Cooking Ingredients 2-3 pounds beef stew meat (my meat was fresh) 1 (10-ounce) container PHILADELPHIA Cooking Creme -- savory garlic flavor 2 sliced yellow onions 1 pound mushrooms (sliced, or whole button) 1 large sliced bell pepper Cooked egg noodles Directions: Place the meat into the bottom... Continue Reading →

Pesto Spinach Lasagna

Pesto Spinach Lasagna by A Year of Slow Cooking (with some healthy modifications)  Ingredients 1 (26-ounce) jar prepared pasta sauce 6 whole wheat lasagna noodles 1 (11-ounce) container pesto 1 (12-ounce) package of soft tofu, crumbled up 1 (12-ounce) bag baby spinach 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 8 ounces shredded Mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup water The Directions... Continue Reading →

Will You Tofu?

When I go through a carb counting book with patients at the hospital I always get the same response when I get to the plant-based protein section. It goes like this: ME: "Some plant-based proteins contain carbohydrates while others will not count towards your daily carbohydrate choices. These can be great additions to your diet so you... Continue Reading →

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