LENTIL LOAF…the better than meatloaf loaf

I am really big on comfort foods, and one of those comfort foods that my mother used to make me as a child, was meatloaf. I always loved meatloaf for what it is; a way to stuff all of your vegetables into a dish and hardly taste any of them! My grandmother (RIP) used to get my Uncle Matthew to eat his veggies (as he absolutely despised anything resembling a vegetable) by making dishes like meatloaf and stuffing them full of veggies that you couldn't taste within the dish. Over the years, I have learned that my Grandmother knew what she was doing! With my son Syfy, I find myself following in my Grandmother's footsteps, and lentil loaf is a great veggie sneaker!

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Are those chicken nuggets? NO! They’re CAJUN FRIED CAULIFLOWER NUGGETS

My dad used to tell me that he hated cauliflower because it was so “bland-tasting,” but I have always been a big lover of cauliflower. I wanted to show him that cauliflower could be super flavorful and delicious, and came up with this recipe to surprise him with these nuggets of goodness! It worked because we all ended up fighting over the last nuggets on the table! Even the kiddo, a staunch vegetable hater, loves these nuggets!

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Cantaloupe Sorbet The Easy Way

I have a lot of things to write about, but the first post is going to be about something to keep us all cool during these long hot summer days (and nights!!!), cantaloupe sorbet. Sorbet is one of my favorite iced treats because what it lacks in milk, it makes up for in dynamic palate shaking flavors. I have always felt that milk can take away from the effectiveness of an iced treat when the temperature is above 100.

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