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Tomatillo Braised Chicken

Tomatillos rank among one of my favorite ingredients. The slightly tangy, slighty herbal, slighty sweet friend of the tomato brings something special to any dish in my opinion. It is traditionally used in salsas and stews like in this recipe where it is made into salsa and used to quickly braise chicken on the stove-top […]

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Simple Grilled Squash

Grilled veggies are one of my favorite summer sides and fridge staples. Usually I like to make up a big batch on Sundays to have throughout the week. They make the perfect addition to salads, sandwiches, or quesadillas and are delicious for dipping. However one person can only eat so much grilled zucchini, so lately […]

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Spaghetti Squash Chopped Greek Salad

This holiday weekend was filled with pasta salads – the creamy, rich, stick to your thighs, types of pasta salads. And although my small stolen bites were delicious, it got me thinking about lower carb and healthier pasta salads and wondering how our dear friend spaghetti squash would hold up in a cold preparation. After […]

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Cranberry Tuna Salad

Lately summer lunches have had me stumped. Most days I am making some type of salad or wrap using leftover protein and veggies. However sometimes I want something different so I decided to create one of my favorite Whole Foods Cranberry Tuna Salads at home. The recipe itself is simple – some tuna, dried cranberries, […]

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Sunday Slow Cooker: Tomato Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Sorry (but not sorry) about all the taco recipes lately. I just can’t help myself since it is all I want to eat in the summer time. A few tacos, grilled corn, and a fresh salad and I couldn’t be happier. This taco recipe is a combination of two of my favorites – Chicken Tinga […]

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Sunday Slow Cooker: Ground Beef and Zucchini Stuffed Peppers

You can’t always control your cravings. Even though it’s been HOT, HOT, HOT, I found myself craving stuffed peppers last week but knew there was no way I was turning on the stove. Predictably I turned to my favorite kitchen gadget and proceeded to make a huge batch of delicious stuffed peppers filled with zucchini, […]

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