Tag: lunch

Bruschetta Pasta

Bruschetta Pasta

Before summer cometh to a close, I hope you make this pasta. It is so simple and delicious. The tomatoes, the basil. The balsamic. Golly pete it’s delicious…the key is letting the tomatoes marinate and soften. This recipe was originally for a lentil pasta, but […]

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 […]

basic egg salad

basic egg salad

Hello all! I wanted to get this to you amidst #COVID because it is very likely many of you are stuck inside with lots of basic groceries and some extra time on your hands. So, why not make some egg salad! I am going to […]

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Red Lentil Fusilli with Balsamic Marinated Tomatoes

Hello again, everyone! I know it might not feel like it to many of you yet, but warmer weather is on the horizon! And nothing says warm weather to me quite like a fresh, juicy tomato. I just love the taste of one soaked in […]

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Pesto Chickpea Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta

Hello everyone! I am so thrilled to get this simple and healthy, protein-packed weeknight meal to you. Using very few ingredients, this Pesto Chickpea Legume Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Feta comes together in a pinch. This is an amazing way to deliciously add protein […]

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 […]

Basic Chicken in the Crock Pot

Basic Chicken in the Crock Pot

Hi everyone! Wanted to get this to you in case you are meal planning for the week. I get this question so often: How do you do your chicken in the crock pot, and why? First, WHY: I like the texture of shredded chicken way […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]