Tag: beans

southwest scramble

southwest scramble

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] know I am completely at fault for our on the go lifestyle.  Sitting still and relaxing isn’t something that comes easily to me.  Due to that, our weekends are often filled up.  Usually we wake up and leave the house and don’t get back […]

soup sundays: black bean and lentil chili

soup sundays: black bean and lentil chili

Baby it’s cold outside!  And I mean really freaking cold!  I think we went from an Indian Summer to straight up sub Arctic temperatures.  When I woke up the other morning the temperature was four.  FOUR degrees.  Not only was it four degrees it then said […]

soup sundays: tomato cauliflower soup

soup sundays: tomato cauliflower soup

When I was single living alone I cooked for myself all the time.  I often made most of my meals on the grill because it was easy to whip up food for one.  Most of the time I probably made dinner 4-5 nights a week […]

meatless mondays: queso black bean and veggie skillet

meatless mondays: queso black bean and veggie skillet

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of my husband’s favorite snack in the world is queso.  Every time we go down south to Texas where he is from he always stops to get a container of the stuff he likes at Whole Foods that we don’t have in Michigan.  Over […]

soup sundays: minestrone soup

soup sundays: minestrone soup

  If you have lived in the Detroit area you would have heard of Buddy’s Pizza.  Buddy’s Pizza is a “Detroit original”.  It has been around since 1946 and are known for their square pizzas.  I was first exposed to Buddy’s Pizza when I moved […]

quick italian – 30 minute farro-veggie meal

quick italian – 30 minute farro-veggie meal

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap]uick dinners are hard to come by in our household, especially if my husband is in charge of cooking dinner. Even a basic salad takes him a bit of time to make. Which is COMPLETELY ok because A. I have a man who cooks and […]

summertime…..(enchilada) soup?

summertime…..(enchilada) soup?

On a day it’s 90 degrees out and you are planning your dinner for the night what is the first thing that comes to your mind?  I bet it’s not soup.  But for me since I could eat it every day it was what came […]

veggie mexican night: veggie enchiladas

veggie mexican night: veggie enchiladas

My husband is from the south.  He LOVES spicy food and loves southwest/Mexican inspired meals.  We were talking the other night about he could eat Mexican every night.  I told him I could too IF it had a lot of vegetables.  If you go to […]

pasta e fagoli – and I don’t mean the soup!

pasta e fagoli – and I don’t mean the soup!

I love pasta.  Pasta and potatoes are my favorite carbs.  I love that you can do so much with noodles.  My husband I try not to eat a ton of carbs in general.  For dinner we do a lot of salads.  Or we grill meat […]