Blackberry Almond Cobbler {No Added Sugar}

I really want it to be summer. Warm weather, sunshine, and fresh berries… At least I can have a few fresh blackberries!  True, this recipe does kind of ruin the “fresh” aspect of fresh blackberries, but oh well.  I bought an extra pack of blackberries simply to enjoy fresh on my morning yogurt or oatmeal.… Continue reading Blackberry Almond Cobbler {No Added Sugar}

Sweet Potato White Chili

I almost did not add the ingredient that made this dish so wonderful. I do not like traditional chili, not being a fan of most tomato-based sauces.  I decided to give white chili a try.  Never having eaten it before, I was unsure of the ingredients.  It seems that chicken, white beans, southwestern seasonings, and… Continue reading Sweet Potato White Chili

Official Engagement, Unofficial Ring

We are now officially engaged! We were waiting until the boyfriend (now fiance–it’s going to take me awhile to get used to saying/writing that!) got a job to get engaged.  Well guess what.  He got a job about 3 weeks ago, and he just started this past Thursday!  The day before he started work, he… Continue reading Official Engagement, Unofficial Ring

Provolone Stuffed Peppers

Easy, healthy, simple It would be perfect, but I do have a few planned improvements.  I originally planned on including ground turkey and great northern beans.  Well, I couldn’t find ground turkey at the grocery and I forgot to set out the beans to soak hours beforehand.  Oops. So instead of going the cumin-chili route,… Continue reading Provolone Stuffed Peppers

Tomato-Artichoke Bruschetta

For the last two Christmases, my family has gotten this jar of artichoke, tomato bruschetta. It is amazing. Since it is on the more expensive side, I decided to try and make my own homemade version. The result? Pretty close! It isn’t exactly the same, but it think I could have gotten even closer if… Continue reading Tomato-Artichoke Bruschetta

Everything Nabe

Another Japanese meal courtesy my brother.

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This one had the most ingredients in it that I have ever seen in one pot.

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Four types of mushrooms.  Japanese pumpkin.  Carrot.  Leek.  Green onion.   Tofu.  Fried Tofu.  Spinach.  Mustard greens.  Napa cabbage.  Mizuna.  Daikon radish.  Ginger pork meatballs.  A delicious, salty broth.


Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie II

Dinner of Herbs has existed for a little over a year now. The one year anniversary slipped by barely noticed, hidden amongst the more widely-acknowledged holidays known as “Christmas” and “New Year’s Eve”. Even though the anniversary was barely remembered, this recipe from about a year ago could not be forgotten.  Warm, juicy, savory filling…soft,… Continue reading Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie II