15-Minute Noodle Bowl

Yes, there are days when I’ve got my favorite iTunes playing, I’m having a great time improvising a new recipe, and preparing dinner feels like a fun activity. But then there are the those hectic, nothing-going-right kind of days when I just don’t feel like I have the time or energy…

Greek Stuffed Peppers: Feta & Spinach

As the Northeast continues to get blanketed with one wintry blizzard after the next, I’ve become quite the expert at coming up with hot, oven baked dishes. Buried under six feet of snow, there is not much else to do but cook and not much else to crave but warm comfort…

One Pot Pasta: Squash and Kale

I’d heard about the idea of one pot pasta a long time ago, but I never tried it until this winter. That’s a regret, because one pot pasta turns out to have two really big things going for it. First, the obvious: the end result is a compete meal in one bowl,…

Healthy One Pot Jambalaya: Shrimp & White Bean

Especially during the cold months, I love cooking jambalaya, a classic Louisiana Creole dish made with rice and spices. I enjoy it so much mainly because it’s an easy one-pot meal that tastes special and unique, with lots of rich and bold flavors.

How To Get Organized In Your Kitchen With Yummly

    Have you noticed the gray “Yum” button floating along the side of my posts, as well as below my posts? The “Yum” button allows you to save your favorite recipes to an online cooking organization tool called Yummly. If you want to get organized in the kitchen and easily…

Detox Smoothie – Triple Berry Chia

I’ve been loving this detox smoothie lately. Although writing recipes for this site keeps me on track with mostly healthy meals, my snacks are typically whatever I can quickly grab: chips or pretzels, etc. So I really wanted to come up with something equally as quick and convenient, but also…

Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup [Vegetarian]

Tortilla soup is a dish I really, really love. It’s so richly flavored with spices and tender vegetables, with that delicious and satisfying crunch from tortilla chips. It’s scrumptious comfort food that still feels so healthy from the variety of fresh veggies. My one and only concern with tortilla soup…

Easy 15-Minute Maple-Spice Squash

Like many, I’m always resolving to work more nutritious foods (and less junk foods) into my diet at this time of the year. But then those days begin popping up when everything is frantic or nothing seems to go right and, by dinner, that whole resolution flies out the window.…

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