Curried Chick Peas in Tomato Sauce

Have you ever had one of those days where time got away from you and you just didn’t get it all done? Suddenly you realized it’s dinnertime and you 1) didn’t have anything planned, 2) had already used up your grilled chicken from the fridge, and worst of all 3) hadn’t had time to make […]

Thai Butternut Squash Soup with Grilled Chicken

I’m on a mission lately to empty out my freezer and use up all those random ingredients I have lingering in there. Every time I open the freezer door, I’m amazed at what I find. I hate to throw food out so if I’m pretty sure I won’t use something before it goes bad, I […]

Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate and Tahini Dressing

I’ve always loved different flavor and texture combinations in my meals. Sweet and savory, salty and spicy, crunchy and creamy. They’re all so good! So naturally when The Kid found pomegranates at last on a trip to Trader Joe’s, I immediately had plans for it. One of the great Middle Eastern flavor combinations is tahini, […]

Chilled Carrot Miso Soup

Have you heard the news? Beans are the new cream. Seriously. Those innocent looking high fiber, low fat, low calorie beans are a wonderful cream substitute in a lot of recipes. They add a nice health punch to risotto, pesto, and even soups. Not only that but they keep the calories low and they’re just […]

Single Serve Blueberry Cobbler with Vanilla Protein Ice Cream

Berries are still to making their appearance everywhere even with the pending summer heat in the air. I love all things berry – blueberry, blackberry, raspberry. If I had to pick a favorite, it would be hard to choose between blackberries and blueberries. Both are incredible tossed into salads, on yogurt, in a bowl on their own […]