Quinoa, Broccoli, & Goat Cheese Casserole

Good Morning Recipe Lovers! And how wonderful is spring now that it’s upon us! One of my most favorite things about Spring is how it makes me feel like cooking — BIG TIME. So with a diet going on, I managed to scrounge up a delicious and health conscious recipe I know will please eve…

Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs

Hey recipe lovers, Needing a  truly Southern inspired recipe for your next party or occasion that is sure to wow a crowd? Never fear, The Food Lover is here to help you out! We all have events in our lives and it’s the worst to show up empty handed to that office, friend, or family…

Apple Butter

Hey guys! Hope you’re having a fabulous fall! This is one of my most favorite of all times of year not just because I love the cold, crisp air fall brings, but also the smells. Since it’s getting close to Thanksgiving as well, I thought I would give you a special treat! This is one…

Turkey Meatloaf

My love is meatloaf flavored. I just wish my meatloaf was also meatloaf flavored.
 ― Dora J. Arod So dieting sucks. There. I said it. All the cleanses and diets in the world still won’t make me hate good food, which is why during this last diet (Advocare 24 Day Challenege) I needed a little…

Antipasto Pasta Salad.

Pasta doesn’t make you fat. How much pasta you eat makes you fat. – Giada De Laurentiis Hello my dear food loving friends, ready for my most famous and favorite dish? Every summer, I look for excuses to make my pasta salad and every year it gets eaten in one sitting. No lie, I have…

Creamy Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo.

If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant? – Martin Scorsese Hello all my dear friends, I hope you’re ready for another exciting adventure into cooking, and this time it’s my favorite kind of cooking: Italian! Being Italian myself, I tend to sway in this direction and usually end up…

Pancetta and Parmesan Green Beans

Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat. – Fran Lebowitz Hello my darling friends. I hope you’re having a simply marvelous day! I’m one of those by nature who loves vegetables. I believe my first whole food was a raw tomato. My dad always tells…

Hashbrown Casserole.

  What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow. ― A.A. Milne Hello my lovely friends, I hope this recipe post finds you well! Since last weekend was Easter, which is a holiday which always has the most incredible food at my house,…

Roasted Eye of Rib.

The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne. – Samuel Johnson Well I have successfully done it. It wasn’t easy and the satisfaction was well worth all my time and effort and sweat and tears (no, no there were no tears). I successfully…

Digging Holes.

It is a good thing to follow the First Law of Holes: if you are in one, stop digging. – Denis Healey Digging holes. Not quite as easy as it looks, eh? In my little garden I was able to dig one and half holes before giving up and giving in to my screaming muscles. The…