Greek Lamb Meatballs with Crispy Polenta (w/ wine pairings)

Recently it came to my attention that Chobani® Yogurt is running a #MadeWithChobani campaign, with food bloggers much like myself using Chobani’s products to come up with recipes. I looked over what others were posting and I immediately realized that almost no one was incorporating the yogurts into a savory dish. It was mainly parfaits, cheesecakes, shakesContinue reading “Greek Lamb Meatballs with Crispy Polenta (w/ wine pairings)”

Vegan Winter Vegetable Barley Soup

I knew I wanted soup for dinner yesterday, but I was torn on what to make… So, I opened the floor for our fantastic Facebook followers to put in some requests, and vegetable barley won out. Of course I couldn’t simply make a regular old vegetable barley soup (where’s the fun in that?), so I played withContinue reading “Vegan Winter Vegetable Barley Soup”

Spicy, Sweet & Sour Chicken

Just a little something I threw together last night, and it came out fantastic. I used chicken legs and thighs because that’s what was in house, but this recipe would also be great for wings! I served the chicken with some Soy Glazed Potatoes that were also delicious… A fun and flavorful Asian-inspired meal that’s super easyContinue reading “Spicy, Sweet & Sour Chicken”

Derek's "Famous" Sunday Sauce (w/ wine pairings)

So for Christmas Dinner this year I decided to poll the kiddies and see what they wanted… After some debate and negotiation they came to the conclusion that they wanted my famous “Sunday Sauce”… Ok, so “famous” is most certainly an exaggeration (unless this post goes viral, lol), but it’s pretty darn popular in my family! I knowContinue reading “Derek's "Famous" Sunday Sauce (w/ wine pairings)”