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Category: Lunch & Dinner

Three Cheese, Truffle, Pesto, and Kale Pizza

January 15, 2015

I apologize that these pictures aren’t amazing but I barely had time to snap them before this was being devoured by myself and my very hungry family. We are unpacking and getting a house in order, which works up quite the appetite; at least that’s my story and I’m sticking to it! My Mom called

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sweet Veggies

November 4, 2014

Ingredients 1.5 lbs bonesless skinless chicken thigh or 4 large thighs 2 sweet potatoes 8 mushrooms 2 shallots 2 scallions 6 cloves garlic 2 red peppers A handfull of baby carrots Tamari Fresh cilantro Fresh mint 1 jar fire roasted diced green chili’s (found at Trader Joe’s) Preheat oven to 375 degrees¬†fahrenheit Lightly grease a

Taco Tuesday!

October 14, 2014

We just started a new tradition in my house, and boy is it a delicious one! These tacos can be made for brunch or dinner, they are vegetarian, and simply amazing. I cheated and bought a lot of this pre-made so it would be simple to put together and save me a night of cooking.

Colorful Bruschetta

August 19, 2014

Colorful Bruschetta Ingredients Whole wheat baguette Heirloom baby and plum tomatoes (3 handfuls or 1 container) Olive oil Brie cheese Fresh cilantro Fresh basil 1/2 bunch kale 3 shallots Salt and pepper to taste 1-Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit. 2-Rinse tomatoes and slice in half length wise. 3-Rinse kale leaves and set aside.

Farmers Market Roasted Sweet Vegetables

July 9, 2014

Roasted Sweet Potato, Tri Colored Carrots and Corn with Fresh Herbs, Summer Baby Onions, Fresh Cilantro and Basil Ingredients: Sweet potato, 8 small or 2 large 1/3 bunch basil 3 summer baby onions, stems included 1/2 bunch cilantro 2-3 carrots depending on size 1/2 bag frozen organic sweet corn 1 tablespoon olive oil Sea Salt,

Kale and Mushrooms with Truffle Oil

March 19, 2014

Oh the Joys of Kale! There are so many ways to prepare it, all delicious and nutritious. This one is easy and can be eaten alone or combined with a whole host of ingredients to create a balanced meal. Try adding in beans and enjoy, add to brown rice pasta and enjoy, scramble with some

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

February 25, 2014

Sweet potatoes are the perfect compliment to any meal. They have a myriad of health benefits including their high fiber content that will help to fill you up and keep you regular! They are high in vitamin A, beta carotene, and vitamin C, they also contain iron (great if you are a veg) and magnesium

Colorful Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

February 5, 2014

This recipe is beyond easy! Total prep time is 5-10 minutes depending on your knife skills and the cook time is one hour. What I love is it highlights the bounty of the season. These blue potatoes and sweet potatoes with fresh herbs are delicious enough to eat alone or can be served as the

Recipes from a Polish Mama-Beet Salad

December 17, 2013

Polish Beet Salad Ingredients: 8 medium sized beets 1 medium white onion Sea salt to taste approximately 2 teaspoons depending on how salty you like it and how sweet the beets are Balsamic vinegar to taste (approx 3-4 tablespoons) 1 teaspoon olive oil Wash beets then place in a pot and cover with water Bring

Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

November 19, 2013

This is a delicious, seasonal recipe perfect for you as the weather changes. It is a wonderful food to eat if you are dealing with sweet cravings since the squash and sweet potato are naturally sweet and will satisfy your body’s taste needs without breaking your sugar bank. If you are feeling flighty, stressed or