• Black Eyed Peas with Brussels Sprouts and Egg

    Black Eyed Peas with Brussels Sprouts and Egg

    Black eyed peas are a popular food in the Southern United States, and they are even thought to bring prosperity in the New Year! As a legume, they offer a good amount of fiber and iron to your diet. Foods with fiber keep you feeling full longer, which can help with weight loss. They are delicious in soups and salads. In this recipe, I mix black eyed peas with roasted brussels sprouts and egg for a healthy lunch or dinner. It tastes even better with chopped bacon, but I omitted this because we have stopped eating so much meat. This recipe requires a little multi-tasking. While you cook the brussels…

  • Egg noodles with mushroom sauce

    Egg Noodles with Mushroom Sauce

    This popular German dish, “spätzle with champignon rahmsauce,” or egg noodles with mushrooms, is one of my favorites! You can get it at many German restaurants. It is very easy main dish to make at home if you have a spätzlemaker. A good one can be a little pricey, but it is worth investing in one, because spätzle, or egg noodles, are a great side to many different main courses. To make the spätzle, or egg noodles, you only need a few ingredients: flour, eggs, salt and water. I love how fresh the noodles taste when you serve them hot from the pot. They also keep fine for use during…