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!
Happy Sunday everyone! I know.... I haven't posted something in so long. I'm sorry! I know it's an awful excuse, but the holidays definitely have me in a whirlwind this year! I'm happy to say that I did finally have a spare second to whip up a FABULOUS batch of my lean, yet super flavorful … Continue reading Mmm mmm Meatballs!
Ugh pasta.... Talk about the ultimate comfort food for me. While a big bowl of Alfredo with gooey cheese and lots of noodles looks and sound fantastic, I know it's probably going to cost me at least 700-1000 (if not more) calories for a very tiny portion. While most restaurants really know how to make … Continue reading Lighter Lasagna
Sorry I don't have a picture for this one, but I promise it is very tastey! When I am having a busy week, I love to pull out the crockpot. Sometimes, the last thing we want to do is think of and cook a full dinner at the end of a busy day. There are … Continue reading Simple Soups
So it happened... I got sick of having oatmeal for breakfast. Oh no! Oatmeal has been my go-to breakfast for as long as I can remember, and I knew the day would come when I just couldn't pack one more oat into my stomach. To change it up a little bit, I have been on … Continue reading Good Morning Green Smoothie
Happy National Nutrition Month! For those of you who don't know, March is National Nutrition Month! So, if I say it a million times the next few weeks, sorry! I love to take times like these when food and nutrition is being celebrated to test out new recipes or ideas of my own! Today, I … Continue reading Mushroom Spinach Quiche
I am a huge fan of sitting down to a hearty burger every now and then, a bean burger that is! Don't get me wrong, I have found some pretty good pre-packaged veggie burgers, but sometimes I think the taste of a homemade vegetarian burger can't be beat. Here is a recipe for my Spinach … Continue reading Spinach Feta Black Bean Burgers