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Category: Quick Meals

Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Looking for a super simple, healthy idea for the 4th of July? I have an awesome inspiration right here with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board. It is so simple to personalize and the best party tray! Everyone will be excited to see you show up with a tray like this for your Fourth of…

BLAT sandwich

Seriously though…is there anything better than a BLAT sandwich? You know, bacon lettuce, avocado and tomato? I don’t think so either. How about a BLAT sandwich with black pepper aoli? Oh yeah, something really good just got even better! Making the black pepper aoli I started the sandwiches with the black…

Roasted veggie and orzo salad

There are so many reasons I love this Roasted Veggie and Orzo Salad. The first, it has pasta in it. Enough said, right? Second, it has roasted veggies and I just love those. You can use any veggies you can get your hands on, or follow my lead. I used yellow squash and zucchini. Also…

Vegetable rounds

You guys… these appetizers are so dreamy. Well, we didn’t eat them as an appetizer, it was a meal, but I think technically they would fall in the appetizer category. They are really simple to make. It is baked pie dough circles, an herb cream cheese, topped with whatever veggies you want…

Easter Menu Recipes

I thought I would do a little round up of some of my favorite Easter meal ideas. I have plenty to choose from, so you should definitely be able to find that would work for you and your family! In our homes, carbs are king. We LOVE our rolls and bread with meals. It seems…

St. Patrick’s Day Whole Grain Pancakes

Admittedly, I am not the kind of mom who makes all kinds of seasonal foods for their kids. I am comfortable enough in the kitchen that whipping something up isn’t stressful, but I just haven’t ever been that way. Well, now as a food blogger, I feel compelled to include a…

Gluten Free Oat Pancakes

I don’t always love gluten free foods, which means I have a lot of empathy for those who, for health reasons have an a need to be gluten free. It is just that the lower protein flours often are a little too gritty for my taste. You will not find this is the…

Pressure Cooker Beef Buddha Bowl

Here is a quick meal we love to serve in our family. Buddha bowls are such a great way to throw together a complete meal. This pressure cooker beef buddha bowl is really good, and perfect for my meat loving family. Start with your beef. I had a top sirloin steak in the freezer I…

Soba Noodle Salad with Fresh Ginger Dressing

I love a good all veggie salad, but also love soba noodles. This soba noodle salad with fresh ginger salad is a great blending of a few of my favorite things! It is delcious and so healthy! Get your water on the stove and boiling. While it is heating, start chopping your veggies. I wanted…

Avocado Trees

These avocado trees are such a fun, festive and healthy alternative to the seasons many goodies. Plus, they are really quick to throw together and you don’t even have to turn on the oven!! Start by chopping your veggies. I used red and yellow bell pepper, but you could certainly get more creative…