Oct 252016

Pumpkin Spiced Latte - Krups - The Moms Journal

Cosy Fall Recipes: Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Enjoy a warm coffee creation while relaxing on a Sunday morning, or brew up a bunch for your friends and family at your next fall get-together. Serve with a slice of warm apple pie or apple cider donuts for the ultimate crowd pleaser! Recipes courtesy of KRUPS Barista Sam Lewontin. Continue reading »

Jan 092013
Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

One of my family’s favorite meals is my eggplant parmesan casserole. It’s an eggplant parmesan that’s layered like a lasagna! It’s warm and hearty and perfect for a cold night, but a great casserole for any time of year. When I make this, my hubby tends to hang around the kitchen a lot, trying to get at the breaded eggplant pieces before I add them to the casserole. I usually save him a couple of pieces if I can. Our twins love this one too and will ask for it.

This eggplant parmesan casserole is even better the next day. This recipe usually makes enough for leftovers for my family’s dinner the next day and enough for my lunch the following day.

I haven’t tried freezing it yet so if you do and it turns out well, leave me a comment below and tell me about your experience.

I did make a gluten free version recently using brown rice crumbs and it was just as delicious!

If you want to make the recipe lighter, try it with low/non fat ingredients and let me know how it turns out.

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Jan 072013

Creamy Linguini with White Bean and Olive Sauce

A Creamy Pasta Recipe Without the Extra Calories from Cream

Guest post from SheisDallas.com

I recently discovered a favorite new recipe! I saw it on PBS, during Sara Moultons “Weeknight Meals.” It’s a great rustic pasta dish- and it’s nice and creamy, but without cream!! Also, the ingredients are things that can be kept in your cupboard, so it’s an easy meal to make on the fly. Because sometimes it’s cold out, and you just can’t see yourself making it out of your house! The recipe is below. It’s  SOOOOOO YUMMY!!! Try it! Continue reading »

Nov 152012

Recipes for Leftover Turkey

Guest post from Minette at NorthTexasKids.com

If your family is anything like ours, you anticipate Thanksgiving leftovers with almost as much gusto as the Thanksgiving meal itself! Are you tired of the standard leftover turkey recipes yet? In our house, we tend to cook turkey several times a year, just so we can eat leftovers. My mother-in-law is famous for her Turkey Curry, in fact on every summer vacation, we beg to cook a turkey just so she will make curry the next day.

While I love curry, I also like soup and my husband loves hot turkey sandwiches the next day. So, I searched the internet to find many recipes for leftover turkey. I am only sharing 12 with you here, but each of these links will lead you to dozens of additional ideas for leftover turkey. I tried to pick the very best ones with the best reviews or that I thought were creative, different and easy. Who wants to spend a whole other day in the kitchen? I usually wait until Saturday or Sunday after Thanksgiving to make the stock and either soup or curry.

Here is Nanny’s turkey curry “recipe.” Continue reading »

Nov 092012

Smoked Salmon Crostini with Tomato Parsley Salsa


I wanted to get a little creative with some leftover smoked salmon so I made Smoked Salmon Crostini topped with a fresh tomato and flat leaf parsley salsa. It turned out really good so I thought I would share the recipe.

Here’s what you need to serve four:

Tomato Parsley Salsa

1 cup of finely chopped red and yellow grape tomatoes (you can use any kind of tomatoes you like)

2 tablespoons of chopped flat leaf parsley

2 scallions finely chopped

1 teaspoon of white balsamic vinegar Continue reading »