Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Bake

Pasta Red Pepper Sauce

A big dish of pasta loaded with cheese?  Sign me up for some of that.  You too?  Then you will fall head over heels in love with this Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Bake.  Everyone in our family is infatuated with this recipe, so much that they voted to have it two weeks in a row.  […]

Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberries

Quinoa Cranberries Butternut Squash

Fall vegetables are so darn good, aren’t they?  Eating seasonal vegetables means that you get the most flavorful produce packed with the most nutrition possible.  Every year I look forward to the big beautiful butternut squash at the market.  I find every excuse I can to eat them while they’re in season. I make this […]

Vegetable Couscous with Citrus Vinaigrette, and a Giveaway!

GFree Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Have you ever eaten something that just made you happy it’s summertime?  Watermelon does that to me.  It just tastes like summer.  And so does this dish.  Vegetable Couscous with Citrus Vinaigrette – it’s like summer right there in your mouth.  The light, fluffy texture and bold bright flavor are a perfect pairing for these […]

Gluten Free Dairy Free Quiche

Spinach Mushroom Quiche

The warm days are getting longer, but somehow the hours in the day seem shorter.  Perhaps it’s because we try to cram more into summer days than other time of the year.  When the weather is nice I love to be able to spend time outside, not in the kitchen. That’s where this savory quiche […]

Berry Quinoa Salad Lunchbox

Berry Quinoa Salad Lunchbox

Summer is here! Summer is here!  I’m so thankful for a break from homework and school projects.  But there’s one thing that never gets a break.  The lunchbox will still be seeing plenty of use over the summer.  There are still summer camps, picnics, and beach time that all require nourishment. When I’m packing lunches […]

Quick “Fried” Quinoa with Mixed Vegetables

Quick & Easy Fried Quinoa with Mixed Vegetables

Have you tried quinoa?  It may sound strange and exotic but if you like couscous or rice, quinoa will quickly become one of your favorite ingredients.  Quinoa has a mild, nutty flavor and a crunchy texture which has made it an easy addition to our menus around my house.  Why do I love it so […]

Slow Cooker White Bean Chili with Butternut Squash – and a Giveaway!

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Whew – the holidays are behind us and the new year is here.  Are you as tired of all the heavy holiday indulgences as I am?  For the next few weeks I’m going to be looking for quick and simple ways to feed the family some healthy meals while giving myself a break from some […]

Black Bean Mango Quinoa Recipe

Black Bean Mango Quinoa

Black Bean Mango Quinoa — By now I’m sure you’ve already heard the buzz about quinoa.  But just in case you haven’t, here’s a quick primer.  Quinoa is an ancient grain but unlike most grains, quinoa is gluten free.  It also has the benefit of being largely ignored for many years, so it hasn’t suffered […]