Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Quesadilla

Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Quesadilla

Happy Fall! Who else is ready for some cooler weather? Anyone who knows me knows I can be nostalgic and sentimental. This month’s Recipe Redux theme encouraged us to stir up some of our earliest cooking memories. I have very…

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

I’ve been back stateside for a year now, and I truly miss Slovenia and all the traveling we got to do while living there. So it’s no surprise that I couldn’t wait to get cooking when I saw this month’s…

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Hey friends! How is summer treating everyone? I hope you’re enjoying days full of sunshine, hiking, biking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, and more! Real Food Real Deals Need a cheap quick recipe so you can spend your days out it the…

Crunchy Cannellini Bean Salad

Crunchy Cannellini Bean Salad

Ever get in a lunch rut? Need new ideas for packing your kids’ or your own lunch? Are packable noontime options dwindling?                               My everyday lunch…

7 Ingredient Chicken and Rice with Mushroom Gravy

7 Ingredient Chicken and Rice with Mushroom Gravy

As I am writing this post, this is the conversation that ensued: Hubby: “Oh I see, so you used my rice?” Me: Looks up with a smirk. Hubby: “So you’re gonna take all the credit, and I created the linchpin…

Rice and Eggs

Rice and Eggs

Weekday mornings are B-U-S-Y! Who has time to make a healthy breakfast these days? Good thing my favorite breakfast only takes 5 minutes to make. Rice and Eggs is not only simple to make, but it is much healthier than…

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Albert Einstein oncle cleverly described insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I’ve been mulling over this thought lately. If nobody ever did something new, something out of their comfort zone, then there…

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad

So tasty. So easy. Not so fancy. Here I bring you a healthy chicken pasta salad made with buckwheat soba noodles! What’s awesome about this recipe? eat it warm or cold, we like it both ways noodles, chicken, and veggies can…

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Happy National Nut Day! (And no, I’m not talking about your crazy uncle or co-worker) In honor of this special day, The Recipe ReDux has challenged us to share a healthy nut-filled recipe. A moderate amount of nuts can add a…

Clean Out The Fridge Pot Pie (Recipe ReDux)

Clean Out The Fridge Pot Pie (Recipe ReDux)

Hey friends! After a fun-filled once in a lifetime experience living in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the hubby and I are back in The States and have finally been reunited with our furry little guys. Life is starting to get back to…