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Chickpea Caesar Salad

Chickpea Caesar Salad

Lately we have been on a major salad kick.  Since we got back from our vacation from Mexico I have been CRAVING veggies.  The best way to get them I find is in a salad.  Growing up my dad always made Caesar salads for us […]

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Summer is officially here.  I don’t know about you but in the summer I tend to eat way more salads.  I think the thought of eating piping hot food on a hot summer day is just too much.  This past weekend we were bbq’ing with […]

Roasted Veggie Pasta Primavera

Roasted Veggie Pasta Primavera

Spring is here.  Well really it feels like summer these days.  And with the change in season comes a change of in season vegetables.  The tomatoes are getting sweeter, asparagus, ramps and artichokes are in season.  I love cooking with these vegetables.  I love combining […]

Easy Enchilada Bake

Easy Enchilada Bake

I love making enchiladas.  While they are not hard to make they are definitely time consuming.  So I discovered a way to get the same great taste of enchiladas AND save time making it.  Win win!  My easy enchilada bake recipe is my new go-to […]

Easy Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

Easy Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

On Sundays I make soup.  Most of the time that is.  I love being able to have leftovers for the week.  This Sunday I was looking for something easy to make.  I knew that my version of tomato soup is always pretty simple.  Roasting the […]

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

I love making Asian food at home.  MSG and I don’t mix so I have a hard time eating Asian food out for this reason.  I like making simple meals that don’t take a lot of time to put together but have big flavor.  These […]

one pan unstuffed bell peppers

one pan unstuffed bell peppers

I love stuffed bell peppers, but I don’t love stuffing them.  I find that there is a lot of time wasted by pre-baking the pepper and then stuffing it.  So I have found a way to remove some of the time and keep all the […]

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

I have a few recipes that when I go home to visit my dad I request for him to make me.  His creamy parmesan orzo dish is one of them.  He used to make a huge pan of it when we were younger and we […]

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

We went to get feta at the store one night for Greek salads and it was sold out.  Apparently we missed the memo that baked feta pasta had gone viral on social media courtesy of the recipe from Finnish blogger Liemessa and her recipe for […]

Why I Shop at Thrive Market and What to Buy

Why I Shop at Thrive Market and What to Buy

My friend and I were chatting the other day and she said to me “you need to do a blog post on what you buy at Thrive market, I never know what to get.”  I was like DONE!  So here we are, I am about […]


SUMMER SALADS

Chickpea Caesar Salad

Chickpea Caesar Salad

Lately we have been on a major salad kick.  Since we got back from our vacation from Mexico I have been CRAVING veggies.  The best way to get them I find is in a salad.  Growing up my dad always made Caesar salads for us […]

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Summer is officially here.  I don’t know about you but in the summer I tend to eat way more salads.  I think the thought of eating piping hot food on a hot summer day is just too much.  This past weekend we were bbq’ing with […]

Pesto Panzanella Salad

Pesto Panzanella Salad

Since it’s summer we are eating a ton more salads.  They are perfect on a hot summer night.  We don’t eat a lot of bread but every now and again we make BLTs and I don’t like the rest of the bread to go to […]

Village Panzanella Salad Recipe

Village Panzanella Salad Recipe

Village salads hands down are one of my favorite things about Greece.  We have gone to Greece twice and both times we ate village salads every day.  They are so simple yet so delicious.  A Village salad is nothing more than tomatoes, bell peppers, red […]

greek pasta salad

greek pasta salad

  Summer time is in full force.  And with summer comes summer parties and barbecues.  Recently we had a party to go to and i knew I needed to make a dish.  One of my best friends had been traveling in Greece and was sending […]