A six photo collage of different brussels sprouts recipes

20 Brussels Sprouts Recipes

Brussels Sprouts are one of the flavors of fall. There are those who don’t like them, but I believe that the real reason that they don’t like them is because they’ve only had them overcooked and mushy. These recipes are the perfect tool to change your mind if you’re not a fan of Brussels sprouts. Check out this collection of amazing recipes. Whether you like […]

Interview with Gina Marie, Vegan with Curves

Interview with Gina Marie, Vegan with Curves

Back in 2018, as we were preparing to eat vegan for 30 days, I interviewed two vegan bloggers. One of them was Benita Gibbs from At Meme’s Table. The other was Gina Marie from Vegan with Curves. Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend who had gone on a vegan diet, but hadn’t experienced the great weight loss that she had expected. When […]

Broccoli Slaw

Coleslaw–Seven Delicious Ways

As the weather grows progressively warmer, we are constantly on the look out for new sides to accompany our grilled entrees.  Since I dread turning on the stove when it is 110 degrees outside, potato and macaroni salad aren’t always high on my list.  Coleslaw is always a favorite here at Patty Cake’s Pantry, but we get bored eating the same salad.   Over the […]

eating trash

The Night I Fed My Family Trash

In spite of the apparent reference to garbage, this post is not about eating garbage nor is it a commentary about how certain foods lack nutritional value and should be tossed in the garbage rather than eaten.  Seriously, if  you feel that a food has no nutritional value, save your money.  Don’t buy it.  This is the story of the night I fed my family […]