Lunch

Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl

Ok ok ok, the name of this dish isn’t pretty. Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl??? What kind of meal is that? Well it’s what I’ve been eating for lunch (or some variation of) at work practically every day for a while now. It’s easy, takes minimal planning, and almost no thought. Perfect for when I don’t …

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 fond memories of my dad making my brother and I grilled cheese sandwiches with this …

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 for the last month forever has consisted of the following… One Avocado Ziplock Bag of …

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 be made ahead of time to make assembly a breeze! buckwheat noodles instead of regular …

Vegetable Stuffed Bell Peppers {Recipe ReDux}

Hey friends!! It’s that time of year again…late summertime when so many gardens are overflowing! I don’t have a garden this year, but when I’ve had gardens before I always have too much zucchini and peppers to know what to do with. Here’s a fun idea-make these vegetable stuffed bell peppers with that garden, farmer’s market, or …

Veggie Burrito Bowl

  When I first moved overseas, I thought it would be hard. I thought I’d experience culture shock. I thought I would miss my home, my house, my things, my dog. The truth is, I don’t. At least not as much as I thought I would. Except for my dog…just look at that handsome face! …

Grilled Beef Sandwich: The Best Way to Use Leftover Beef

Leftovers. Definition: Food in the back of your fridge in some sort of tupperware container that you are never ever going to eat and are going to eventually throw out three weeks later. Instead of eating the exact same thing day after day, turn your leftovers into an entirely different meal altogether. It’s so easy …

Green Salad with Pomegranate and Citrus Honey Dressing

Healthy green salad with pomegranate, clementines, goat cheese, and almonds. The perfect salad to get back on track for the New Year.

I love this salad for three reasons: A) It’s healthy. B) It’s super delicious. C) I can throw it together in 10 minutes. With the amount of back and forth traveling the hubby and I are doing lately, we’re eating out a lot. Even when we’re home, I tend to do less cooking than normal …

Personal-Sized Ravioli Lasagna {Recipe Redux}

Italian grandmother (Nonna) = lots of homemade lasagna growing up. I love lasagna, it’s in my blood. But I currently face a problem. With it only being the hubby and I at home, making a whole pan of lasagna means LOTS of leftovers. Normally I’ll freeze some of it. Now that we’re in Slovenia though, …

Hamburger Monterey

  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by The Mushroom Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. When I started this blog, my sweet great-grandparents began sending me some of their favorite recipes.  One of their favorites, Hamburger Monterey, quickly …