Tag: veggies

soup sundays: pasta e fagioli with pesto grilled cheese

soup sundays: pasta e fagioli with pesto grilled cheese

  It has been a crazy fall here in Michigan.  Normally this time of the year we have a nice crisp breeze which makes staying inside on Sundays to watch football that much better.  Not this year.  Lately it’s been seventy and sunny out which […]

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 […]

potato and vegetable frittata

potato and vegetable frittata

  [dropcap]L[/dropcap]azy Saturdays at home are my favorite.  Often times our weekends are full and we don’t have time to just relax.  When we are out running errands we usually grab brunch somewhere.  So it’s a treat if we actually get to brunch at home. […]

Fiesta Bowl: Chicken, fajita veggie and quinoa

Fiesta Bowl: Chicken, fajita veggie and quinoa

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the week our meals are for the most part healthy.  We have a good rotation of meatless meals, healthy salads with homemade dressings and some carb-free menu items.  As you can tell by reading ANY post of mine, there is usually always an abundance […]

Sizzling Chicken Skillet

Sizzling Chicken Skillet

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] remember seeing a commercial for either Chili’s or Applebees before.  They had this cheesy chicken skillet that looked so good.  The base appeared to be mashed potatoes then they were topped with fajita veggies and chicken.  To finish the dish they topped it with […]

soup sundays: black bean and lentil chili

soup sundays: black bean and lentil chili

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]aby 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 […]

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen people ask me where my favorite vacation was hands down it was Greece.  My best friend is first generation American and his family is from little villages in Greece.  He often goes back, so often that my friends usually tag along on his trips. […]

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 […]

sunday fun day – brunch at home

sunday fun day – brunch at home

[dropcap]I [/dropcap]LOVE sleeping in on the weekends and cooking breakfast.  I love it, but don’t get to do it often.  I usually wake up and head to the studio either to practice or teach.  My husband and I have weekend “day dates” a lot which […]

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 […]