Tag: quick meals

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 […]

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 […]

Non-Traditional Pasta and Bean Soup – Soup Sundays

Non-Traditional Pasta and Bean Soup – Soup Sundays

After enjoying our Thanksgiving weekend and eating a some richer than usual food I was really craving some veggies.  And of course it was Sunday so Soup Sundays.  I was so conflicted.  I wanted something brothy but hearty.  Something with protein but no meat.  And […]

veggie burrito bowls

veggie burrito bowls

There are some nights when I don’t want to cook but don’t feel like getting take out either.  Chipolte is a go-to for us as far as takeout goes.  I love their veggie burrito bowls.  The combination of beans, rice and faijta veggies are light […]

(Gourmet) BLTs and Tater Tots Recipe

(Gourmet) BLTs and Tater Tots Recipe

While I am a picky meat eater I love a good gourmet BLT.  When I think about pairings of meals BLTs and tater tots are a perfect combo.  Especially if the tater tots are crispy.  There is a place in Detroit that has the best […]

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup – Soup Sundays

Easy Broccoli Cheddar Soup – Soup Sundays

I LOVE a good broccoli cheddar soup!  Panera has one of my favorite versions.  When I was little my grandpa used to make cream of broccoli with chicken soup that was also good.  But it was a little runny and made with full fat milk […]

Peanut Coconut Sauce with Veggies

Peanut Coconut Sauce with Veggies

I am having a hard time being inspired these days.  Life is frankly chaotic.  But I want to share good recipes with others, especially people who are trying to cook more.  One of my favorite simple recipes has made my Instagram but I never put […]

lemon couscous soup – soup sundays

lemon couscous soup – soup sundays

I seriously could eat soup every day, but especially in the winter.  Lately I have been loving a good brothy soup.  Normally I cook with a lot of vegetarian broth but there is something about chicken broth that makes me feel comforted.  And I love […]

bacon broccoli risotto

bacon broccoli risotto

  When I was little my mom didn’t cook a ton.  She made maybe six or seven dishes.  One of the dishes she used to make was cheesy broccoli casserole.  It had white rice, chicken, broccoli and some kind of condensed cream of something soup. […]