You guys remember my yummy broccoli salad? Well, this is just a glorified version with a little twist. Quinoa has always been an interesting grain to me. When I first tried it, I could not get over the grainy taste and wasn't quite sure if I liked it hot, cold, or not at all. After … Continue reading Kale & Quinoa Salad
Looking for a fun and simple summertime lunch idea? This chicken salad is perfect for an afternoon by the pool or to prep ahead for lunch throughout the week. I made this recipe for lunch this week and packed sliced cucumbers to use in replacement of crackers or bread. It only got better as the … Continue reading Creamy Cranberry Chicken Salad
Hi everyone! I hope y'all had a fun and relaxing weekend. Jeff and I started a serious journey towards finding out perfect home this weekend and let me tell you.... STRESSFUL. I don't know if I ever pictured house hunting to be this stressful, but boy do I see why we have avoided it until … Continue reading Holiday festivities… and food!
Happy Monday friends! Today I had the pleasure of having the day off and getting to spend it with hub! We had a wonderful day walking around outdoor shopping, having a tasty lunch, spending some time by the pool, and spending some time with Eddie (our pup!). Since I had the day off, I postponed my usual … Continue reading Quinoa Chickpea Veggie Bowl
So ya'll already know I'm totally ready for summer! Today is absolutely beautiful, and after my work out I decided to sit by the pool for a few minutes before coming inside to meal prep. If I'm making a salad, I want it to be flavorful, crunchy, and satisfying. This salad is super light and … Continue reading Fresh and Fast Lemon Broccoli Salad
Ok friends, please don't think I'm loony but I actually kind of miss summer. Yes, 120 is a lot to swallow sometimes BUT lots of pool time and lost of fresh summer fruits and veg always get my recipe wheels turning. Today's Thursday so I'm going to pull out some of my old recipes to … Continue reading Looking Forward to Summer … Opening Up the Recipe Box!
Ok everyone, get ready for the most delicious, easy, and hearty soup of your new year! Luckily, most of you should still have a few cool months left to stay in soup mode and give this one a try. I'm not taking full credit for this soup; I do use a little help from a … Continue reading The Easiest Roasted Chickpea Veggie Soup
It's Christmas.... almost at least! It took me a while to get into the holiday swing this year, but now I am definitely ready! During this time of year there are always plenty of parties and social outings where bringing a covered dish is common. This salad is one of my favorites for this time … Continue reading Spinach Tortellini Salad, The perfect holiday salad!
This chicken salad isn't your traditional "chicken salad." It is a cross between chicken salad and a salad with chicken, but it is definitely delicious and flavorful! It was the perfect post-run lunch for me yesterday afternoon, so I just had to share this little creation! It is super easy and very quick to make. … Continue reading Not So Traditional Chicken Salad
I know, I literally haven't posted in FOREVER. I'm so sorry! Here are my excuses: The holidays. WEDDINGS! I started grad school. That is pretty much it. All of my spare times seems to revolve around exercise and/or studying now a days, BUT this recipe needs to be shared! This has been my savior the … Continue reading Black Bean Chicken Soup w/ Cilantro