Baked Veggie Egg Rolls

I remember growing up and waiting at the local Chinese take out place for dinner. We lived near a hole in the wall place where you walked in and there was a glass counter way in the back. There were a few tables and chairs, but it was mostly take out. They wrote your order […]

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. 😉 In all seriousness, I do get quite excited when she […]

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 like Saffron Risotto and […]

Barbecue Cauliflower Bites

I’ll start this post out by saying that The Kid hates cauliflower. If she sees it in the fridge, she makes a face. If she walks by when I’m cutting it up, she makes gagging noises. I thought I was pulling one over on her with this recipe when she said “Man, these are really […]

30 Minute Meal Prep and The Easiest Tomato Soup Ever

Does it take a lot of time and effort to eat healthy? Yesterday someone mentioned to me that they never have time for it and it’s faster to get take out. I replied that it really doesn’t take that much time once you get the hang of it. You just have to figure out a process […]