SPICY KALE AND QUINOA SALAD

Lately, I’ve been wanting to keep my lunches super simple.  It saves time, and they end up tasting great!  I love the taste of buffalo sauce, so this lunch was absolutely addicting to me.  I utilized a bag of kale I had in the freezer, so I sautéed it a bit.  If you are using […]

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Black Bean Posole with #Brieftons

I’ve been debating getting on the spiralizing bandwagon for a while now. So this week we finally became spiralizers! Is that even a word? It should be, because this device really does make veggies fun! I had so much fun playing with it that I decided to spiralize the vegetables for this yummy black bean […]

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Healthier Spinach Dip

It’s a new year, and a time when most of us are trying to get back on the good eating bandwagon after Holiday indulgences.  I’ve been wanting spinach dip for a while, but the ones you buy at the deli are full of fat, so I wanted to come up with one I could make […]

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Vegan-ease Review and Giveaway

One thing I often hear from people is that they like the idea of going vegan, but they just aren’t sure where to start. If this sounds like you, then you’re sure to enjoy Laura Theodore’s newest book – Vegan-ease.  I was fortunate enough to get a copy to preview, and it’s a great cookbook.  […]

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Roasted Chickpeas with Vegetables

With a new baby in the house, quick and easy has become even more important when it comes to meals. This comes together really quickly with the bagged Eat Smart vegetables. I used the broccoli and cauliflower mix, but you could use any of the mixes and get great results.  I had some mushrooms that […]

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Apple Pie French Toast

At our house, we love having something special for Christmas breakfast.  A lot of the time we do something that can be made the night before, but this year we wanted to change things up a little bit.  This was a great choice – it tasted great, and it didn’t take too long to make.  […]

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Smokey Chili Lime Pasta Salad #meatless

I love taking pasta salads for my lunches during the week – they are typically good hot or cold, and make for a very satisfying lunch.  Plus, they typically have your grains, vegetables, and protein all rolled in to one delicious meal! This one got me compliments every time I heated it up for lunch (I prefer this one a little […]

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Easy Enchilada Sauce

This enchilada sauce comes together quickly and tastes so much better than what you get at the store!  Adjust the chili powder depending on how much heat you like.  INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon cumin 1 […]

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