Garlic and Herb Baked Fries

Garlic and Herb Baked Fries

My favorite kind of dishes to make are “healthier” comfort foods, and these oven fries are just that kind of recipe. “Healthier” comfort foods, …
Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad with Avocado

Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad with Avocado

After learning about the countless benefits and positive wellness effects of eating mainly plant-based foods – and mostly meat-free meals – I’ve been creating far …
Southwest Guacamole Chopped Chicken Salad

Southwest Guacamole Chopped Chicken Salad

I love guacamole. Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy is a fan too. It’s pretty safe to say we’re addicted to guacamole with chips as a snack …
Easy Baked Goat Cheese Salad

Easy Baked Goat Cheese Salad

Although I’ll rarely be found working on a really labor-intensive and complicated recipe, I am the world’s biggest fan of easy elegant …
Easy Baked Tomato-Squash Gratin

Easy Baked Tomato-Squash Gratin

I’ve been keeping busy these days inventing new tomato recipes to try to keep up with the abundance of ripe tomatoes from our …
Cilantro-Lime Avocado Rice Bowls

Cilantro-Lime Avocado Rice Bowls

I seem to be on a roll with the Southwestern/Mexican-inspired dishes these days. My last post was Chipotle Quinoa with Black Beans, and …
Southwest Chipotle Quinoa and Black Beans

Southwest Chipotle Quinoa and Black Beans

I can remember the days when I believed that “healthy” dishes had to be placed in a category completely separate from “delicious” and “richly …
Cheesy Orzo Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Cheesy Orzo Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

I’ve been cooking up a lot of recipes using tomatoes lately, including these really tasty cheesy orzo-stuffed baked tomatoes. Here’s the story: …
Country Picnic Oven “Fried” Chicken Sandwich

Country Picnic Oven “Fried” Chicken Sandwich

When I think about a Labor Day weekend menu, I think about fun foods that you can eat with your hands. I also think …
Easy Peanut Butter “Pupsicle” Frozen Dog Treats

Easy Peanut Butter “Pupsicle” Frozen Dog Treats

Calvin has been loving these peanut butter, yogurt, and banana “pupsicles” this summer, so I thought it was time for a new post on …
Grilled Zucchini and Corn Pasta with Parmesan

Grilled Zucchini and Corn Pasta with Parmesan

This is my favorite recipe of the summer. It’s a pasta dish – which makes it an automatic winner in my book – made richly …
Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Fajitas

Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Fajitas

I’m in love with this grilled fajita recipe because it’s packed with fresh summer goodness (fresh zucchini, bell pepper, juicy tomato and&…
Tropical Bliss Smoothie

Tropical Bliss Smoothie

I have been addicted to this superfood-filled smoothie lately. The tropical flavors are so bright and refreshing and perfect for warm summery days. Sweet, …
Warm Potato Salad with Mustard and Herbs (Vegan)

Warm Potato Salad with Mustard and Herbs (Vegan)

One of my favorite summer dishes since childhood has always been that ultimate picnic and barbecue side dish essential: potato salad. Tender potatoes mixed …
20-Minute Tomato-Basil Grilled Fish Foil Packets

20-Minute Tomato-Basil Grilled Fish Foil Packets

In the summer, my go-to meals are always quick and easy foil packets cooked on the grill. Grilled foil packets are a favorite …
Tropical Fruit Salad with Coconut Cream (Vegan)

Tropical Fruit Salad with Coconut Cream (Vegan)

On those impossibly sticky, humid, just heavy days of July, there is one thing I crave again and again: Light, juicy, fresh fruit salad. …
Lemon Vanilla Pancakes with Fresh Blueberries

Lemon Vanilla Pancakes with Fresh Blueberries

While flipping through a magazine, I came across a cooking tip from a chef that went something like this: instead of the same old …
Easy Homemade Teriyaki Chicken

Easy Homemade Teriyaki Chicken

We’ve been lucky in New England this year – we’ve received day after day of beautiful weather for the start of summer. So …
Skinny Strawberry Shortcake Parfait

Skinny Strawberry Shortcake Parfait

Strawberry season in New England is short and sweet. I remember going to the local farm as a kid, where you could pay to …
Asparagus Goat Cheese Flatbread

Asparagus Goat Cheese Flatbread

I was walking with a friend in Boston this weekend, and we noticed how hugely popular food trucks have become. One open lot had …

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