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Mexican Vegetarian Quinoa Skillet

Mexican Vegetarian Quinoa Skillet

  This Mexican vegetarian quinoa skillet is a quick and easy meal. Fresh veggies and quinoa are paired with a store bought sauce to save time! During the week time is short.  We get done working (either at home or in the office), I pick […]

Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Goat Cheese

Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Goat Cheese

  This lemon asparagus pasta with goat cheese is simple to make.  In the time it takes to cook the pasta the meal is almost done.  The sauce is combined with goat cheese for a creamy finish. Spring is almost here and the springtime veggies […]

Mexican Noodle Soup with Veggies – Sopa de Fideos

Mexican Noodle Soup with Veggies – Sopa de Fideos

This Mexican noodle soup with veggies is cooked in a spicy tomato broth.  Thin angel hair noodles are paired with lots of veggies for extra nutrition. It was Sunday – so soup – and I was trying to figure out what I wanted to make. […]

Tomato Rice Soup with Roasted Chicken

Tomato Rice Soup with Roasted Chicken

This tomato rice soup with roasted chicken is not only easy to make but it’s full of flavor.  Juicy roasted chicken is complimented by tons of veggies in a tomato parmesan based broth. So if you are new here you might not know this – […]

Easy Vegetarian Unstuffed Shells

Easy Vegetarian Unstuffed Shells

< These easy vegetarian unstuffed shells eliminate most of the hard work that comes with shells but keeps all the same great flavors. Growing up as a kid my mom didn’t cook a lot.  She had a few meals she would make and stuffed shells […]

Tomato Meat Ragu

Tomato Meat Ragu

As you know by now if you have read any of my previous posts – we don’t eat a ton of meat.  We may eat meat once on the weekend and sometimes not at all.  I always have been picky about eating meat and before […]

Eat and Travel to Portland Maine

Eat and Travel to Portland Maine

This fall my mom had taken a road trip down south and was passing thru Detroit on her way back.  She mentioned she would be willing to take our three year old for us so my husband and I could get away if we wanted. […]

Tomato Florentine Soup with Roasted Tomatoes

Tomato Florentine Soup with Roasted Tomatoes

I just finished a 5 day fast program and the day after they recommend to eat lighter.  So I decided I wanted to make some soup.  But I wanted minimal work and not a lot of veggie chopping.  I thought about making my Tomato Florentine […]

Red Wine Beef with Rice

Red Wine Beef with Rice

  It is rare that I have time to spend hours in the kitchen.  It is also rare for me to want to make meat on a weekday.  But I guess that is what happens when you take a week off of work!  So I […]

Tomato Sauce with ‘Njuda and White Wine

Tomato Sauce with ‘Njuda and White Wine

My husband and I had a kid free weekend recently.  We went to brunch and hit up a little Italian store that I have been wanting to go to for awhile now.  In addition to all the pottery and pantry staples this store had homemade […]