Suppertime

Pizza: a guide to leftovers

Pizza: a guide to leftovers

Hello! If you have followed for any length of time, you know that we are pizza people. We LOVE it. So much so that we make a point to enjoy it every single Friday. This is for a few reasons:   First, it’s delicious.  Second, […]

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Yesterday I defrosted a bag mom gave me that she believed to be spaghetti sauce. We got home from some afternoon fun, threw it in a pot, and discovered it was actually chili. Ha! I truly couldn’t stop laughing and called mom so we could […]

MY METHOD FOR REHEATING LEFTOVERS

MY METHOD FOR REHEATING LEFTOVERS

Do you fear leftovers? Afraid of mushy veggies? Gooey greens?  Whenever possible, I try and reheat in the oven. Why? The dry heat helps re-crisp veggies and (in my opinion) makes for better leftovers. If I am leaving a restaurant and the sauce they used […]

Two M Pasta Treat

Two M Pasta Treat

I tend to have the energy of a cocker spaniel puppy and usually it serves me well. Sometimes, however, I have a tendency to take on too much or bite off a little more than I can chew. Thankfully, my mother has an incredible ability […]

two tips for perfect quesadillas

two tips for perfect quesadillas

TWO CHEESE QUESADILLA TIPS ? . TIP 1: Microwave it for about 15-30 seconds so the cheese gets a little melty and the sides stick together. That way, you don’t have tons of little cheese shreds falling all over your stove when you try and […]

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grain Blend

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grain Blend

I thought I would do a quick how-to for what I believe is the yummiest way to enjoy the Trader Joe’s Harvest grain blend. Mind you, there are a million things you could add in: parm, carmelized onion, goat cheese, feta, mushrooms, pine nuts, the […]

Sweet potato chips 101

Sweet potato chips 101

SWEET POTATO CHIPS 101 Someone asked me recently how to get thin sweet potato chips. My response: “Patience. And a sharp knife” ? But really! There is more than one way but here’s how I do mine. **If you can, pick longer skinny sweet potatoes. […]

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

I am declaring it the SUMMER OF ORZO! Seriously, I love this little pasta so much. And you can add just about anything you have to it! In the spirit go using what we had **(see note below): 1/2 bag of whole-wheat orzo one head […]

ROASTING VEGGIES 101

ROASTING VEGGIES 101

Going to get right to it! Here are some of my top tips and tricks for getting perfectly crispy roasted vegetables: ?My go-to is EVOO and pink sea salt. Thats it! Just toss the veggies and stick them in the oven at 400. Sometimes 425. […]

Barbecue Chicken Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Barbecue Chicken Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

These were SO. DANG. GOOD! and I didn’t have to chop the sweet potatoes!! A repeat for sure. A few things to note: I would go ahead and roast at least 4 sweet potatoes. Even if you don’t need them all, you can use some […]