Archives for May 2017

Crock Pot Tomato and Spinach Risotto (Now With Instant Pot Instructions)

One of my favorite side dishes is risotto. It’s a creamy rice dish that tastes amazing, but it’s the high maintenance cousin to rice. To make it, you have to stir while slowly adding in the broth, stir, broth, repeat. It’s definitely not meant for multi-tasking evenings but I’ve tried a couple likeĀ Saffron Risotto and […]

Spring Vegetable Curry with Jasmine Rice

When you’re looking for a quick meal, it’s a bonus to keep calories down and taste up in the process. Stir frys and curries are a great way to save time, get a bunch of veggies in, keep calories down, and still manage to have lots of flavor. Just like dinner bowls, they’re very easy […]

An Accident Turned Into A Successful Surprise

Lately I’ve been obsessed with sweet potatoes. I’ve always loved them, but every now and then I really get on a kick and eat them quite a bit. They can be dressed up or down depending on your mood. I mash them with almond milk and vanilla protein powder. I bake and top them with […]

Sweet and Spicy Chickpea Farro Salad

It’s getting to be the time of year when Spring veggies are in season and salad creations start to come out. I love using different types grains in salads and side dishes. They can be used in so many different ways. There’s the obvious idea of changing the grain that you’re using and experimenting with […]

Italian Tomato Soup with Orzo and Spinach

The Kid doesn’t often ask for special things for dinner so when she sends me a recipe idea to try, I typically jump right on it… LOL, since it involves The Kid and food, time estimation = 5 seconds. Give or take, of course. šŸ˜‰ In all seriousness, I do get quite excited when she […]