“Simple homemade food can cheer up someone and bind a family as it is an act of love.”Guy Fieri
Last month Valentine’s Day fell on a Tuesday. My much-loved husband came home the Sunday before with a bag of bell peppers and a big smile. I couldn’t help but smile back and wonder about the peppers. Dom makes a huge salad every Sunday to eat for lunch during the week. But this was a HUGE bag of peppers. I asked him what he intended to do with this red mountain. And he replied smiling, “I thought you could make stuffed peppers.”
I had to laugh at his enthusiastic response. So, not even remembering that Valentine’s Day was Tuesday, I responded, “the peppers will have to wait until Tuesday because I already have Sunday and Monday’s dinner planned.”
Tuesday rolled around, and I realized I had committed to Stuffed Peppers for this romantic holiday, but since preparing a meal is an expression of love and the peppers were red anyway, I went with it.
Keeping to my personal theme for the year, “a smidge healthier,” here is the recipe: