Tag: lunch

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 […]

Bella’s Taco Soup

Bella’s Taco Soup

Hello and happy *actual fall* if you live in the south. We had our first day in the 60s and my goodness it was heavenly. And what’s even better? It means we can finally enjoy chili without having to turn the AC down to avoid […]

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Happy happy weekend, friends! I wanted to get you the recipe for that tortellini salad my sister-in-law @meredithfreeman1 made for me in case you need some inspiration for the week ahead. It’s delicious room temperature or cold and I feel like you could make endless substitutions to […]

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

Adding turmeric to quinoa is a wonderful way to give a little color to an otherwise bland looking grain. Even if you don’t love the taste, you could add 1/8 tsp and still get some pretty color. Also, you could absolutely bump the ginger and […]

Summertime Corn (and so many other things) Salad – Peach Edition!

Summertime Corn (and so many other things) Salad – Peach Edition!

Confession: the hardest part about the last 20 minutes of church for me is that I start to dream about what I am going to whip up for lunch. I even write it down in my notes. I whipped up a new rendition of the Black […]

Back Bean and Corn Salsa

Back Bean and Corn Salsa

After serving dinner Friday night, we had 3 ears of corn leftover. This is delicious SC corn and I didn’t want to let it go to waste. The timing could not have been more perfect, because my mother in law was in town and I […]

Tortellini with Basil-Tomato Sauce

Tortellini with Basil-Tomato Sauce

Hope you all have had such a lovely weekend. We had some friends from NC in town and it really was so sweet to reconnect. Charleston is home now, and we love it, but golly we miss so many people in NC!   Friday night […]

GREEK-ISH CROCKPOT CHICKEN

GREEK-ISH CROCKPOT CHICKEN

These bowls were so easy to assemble because everything was just sitting in the fridge. I quickly reheated the chicken in the microwave and everything else was great cold. *The quinoa was posted earlier this week and it also on the blog if you search […]