Tag: rice

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 […]

Easy Lemon Garlic Parmesan Rice

Easy Lemon Garlic Parmesan Rice

Lately I have been inspired by my travels when I cook dinner.  Probably more so than ever since I am unable to travel anywhere.  We have been cooking a lot of Greek inspired dishes.  From Village Salads to Greek Bowls.  The other night we were […]

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 […]

springtime ramp and garlic soup

springtime ramp and garlic soup

  April showers brings May flowers colds.  Ughh!  I have been hit with the change of season bug.  And let me tell you it is not fun.  The only thing that has sounded good the past week has been a really brothy soup.  But I […]

meatless mondays: black bean and spinach enchiladas

meatless mondays: black bean and spinach enchiladas

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter the Holidays finally ended all we wanted was a home-cooked meal that was on the healthier side.  We had Monday off so I knew I would have a little more time to spend on dinner if I wanted.  Sometimes we do “Meatless Mondays” at […]

“chinese palace” soup – quick chicken and rice soup

“chinese palace” soup – quick chicken and rice soup

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen my sister and I were little a common meal at our house was soup.  There was a restaurant growing up called the Chinese Palace.  We would go sometimes with our mom and dad for the buffet but they had this soup that was so […]

undone: deconstructed stuffed bell peppers

undone: deconstructed stuffed bell peppers

When my husband is out of town for work I don’t know what happens but I rarely get the urge to cook.  It’s odd to me because before I met him I cooked for myself all the time.  I loved being in the kitchen making […]

middle eastern food from the midwest

middle eastern food from the midwest

I grew up in a small town that had no diversity really, just lots of small town white kids at my high school.  I moved to Detroit over 10 years ago and I remember hearing the term Chaldean and I had NO clue what it […]

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 […]