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Summer Corn Chowder

Summer Corn Chowder

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter   One of my favorite summer dinners is corn chowder. I love enjoying a bowl of soup, brought out to our back porch, to enjoy while watching the sunset. Nothing says summer like the combination of fresh vegetables and warm nights spent outside […]

Easy Sushi Rolls

Easy Sushi Rolls

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne of my all-time favorite foods is sushi. I love the idea of bite sized food, dipped in delicious sauce, filled with colorful veggies. While the idea of eating seaweed can make some people squeamish, I truly believe that anyone can really enjoy a […]

Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterPesto pasta is a staple in my house every summer and I’m so excited to finally be sharing my recipe with you all. I love this time of year—when fresh produce is hitting the market and inspiration for new recipes is endless. If you’ve […]

Summer Dill Potato Salad

Summer Dill Potato Salad

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWhen summer hits, I crave fresh veggies, and big salads. This potato salad is one I whipped up after my first visit to the farmers market this year.I had purchased a bunch of fresh asparagus, a bag of mini red potatoes, and had a […]

Masala Lentil Salad

Masala Lentil Salad

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne ingredient that I can’t get enough of these days is lentils. Lentil soup, dentil dip, lentil casseroles, and—of course—lentil salad. Lentils are so versatile, inexpensive and easy to cook. This salad has become a go-to for me as a quick addition to any […]

Plantain & Egg Sandwich Wraps

Plantain & Egg Sandwich Wraps

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterI love a good sandwich wrap for lunch—one loaded with lots of yummy ingredients and super filling. Who’s with me? This wrap combo is one I have been loving lately. It seems super fancy but in reality, it contains simple ingredients and is easy […]

The Best Vegan Mac and Cheese

The Best Vegan Mac and Cheese

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterHave you ever had a dish that you take a bite of, expecting “ok” and it turns out to be a “wow”. That is this recipe. And before you shy away from the word “vegan”, give it a chance. This is not your typical […]

Simple Salmon Patties

Simple Salmon Patties

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterSometimes Mark and I indulge with our weeknight dinners—and these salmon patties were no exception. After making these patties, I was amazed how quickly they came together and how flavorful they were. If you’re into seafood you’ll love these, and if you’re not, you […]

The Big Italian Salad

The Big Italian Salad

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterI love a big salad—one loaded with all of the things. After a busy weekend, I was craving a bowl full of fresh, real, and satisfying food. This salad was just that. It really did fill me up and give me energy to continue […]

Mini Burger Sliders

Mini Burger Sliders

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterNothing says weekend food around here like our mini burgers. We have fun whipping these up Saturday afternoons and going all out with the toppings. Having delicious gluten free buns to pair with our burgers make them that much better. Eating mini burgers with […]