Veggies

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Roasting season is upon us, and it’s my absolute favorite! Rosemary Roasted Fingerling Potatoes are going to be on repeat this fall. YOU WILL NEED:** **All of this is so flexible. These are rough measurements and this recipe is easily stretched for a crowd. 2 […]

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

One way I have been keeping meals from tasting too monotonous: changing up the dressing/sauce on top. Latest obsession: dressings made with bacon grease I simply cook bacon (I usually do the oven method) and store the grease in a jar. When it comes time […]

Simple Vegetable Soup

Simple Vegetable Soup

Hello Friends! Did you know that today is World Food Day? This day is set aside to promote awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger. Something I love about this year specifically is the call for action to make healthy and sustainable diets […]

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

This dressing came about because I have been LOVING the Costco bagged salads. However, I am weird about what I call “gooky dressings”…aka “gloopy dressings.” The texture isn’t right. There is some sort of foreign weird chemical that I think it meant to bind 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 […]

“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 […]

The Daily Green

The Daily Green

Hello all! Here is by far one of the most popular, repeated, and delicious recipes on Naptime Kitchen. This smoothie was 100% inspired by my mom. She gave me the original recipe and method! Really, I think it’s more the METHOD than anything that makes […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Over the weekend we roasted a lot of veggies, and will be reaping the benefits of simply reheating them for days to come. I wanted to share how I ROAST SWEET POTATOES. Mind you, there are so many ways to roast them. This is just […]