Double Layer Enchiladas

Throughout my pregnancy I have been craving plenty of Mexican food, especially rice, black beans, salsa, and chunky guacamole. Although I didn’t try to make too many Mexican food dishes during my first trimester, the thought of cooking alone made me squeamish and uncomfortable. Now that I am heading towards the finish line and well…

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Easy Strawberry Dump Cake

Summertime desserts are among some of my very favorites because they usually involve some sort of fresh fruit. Berries are a great go-to during the season because of their peak freshness and easy accessibility in the grocery stores. This dump cake used the strawberries I hand picked from back in April when I went strawberry…

Blueberry Goat Cheese Morning Biscuits

Happy Fourth of July everybody! This year, fourth of July is going to feel a bit strange being in the middle of the week. Do we celebrate the weekend before, the weekend after, all week long? I’m not too sure how to answer that one, but no matter when you decide to celebrate I hope…

Protein Fiesta Bowl

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which, in my language means all the best foods make a grand reappearance onto the plate. Mexican cuisine has so much to offer in the taste profile. Even in the nutrition profile most of the meals are busting with fresh produce, protein, fats and enough herbs to…

Strawberry Salad with Blackberry Balsamic Dressing

When spring season hits, so do my cravings for fresh food. It’s officially perfect weather for long days at the farmers market and I couldn’t be happier to see fresh fruit and local produce. Although you don’t have to go too far for fresh produce, the grocery stores around us are starting to re-stock on…

Sweet Potato & Farro Melt

A few days ago, Justin came home hauling over eighty pounds of pork meat from his last hunt. That means he came home with eighty pounds of Italian sausage, chorizo, bacon, bacon-wrapped tenderloins, ham, and pork chops from the local wild game processor. Filling our freezer up to the brim with meat, I knew I…

Chilled Greek Chicken Orzo

Lunchtime on the go is always a bit tricky when it comes to meal logistics. The criteria check list includes minimal prep work, easy cleanup process, and something that doesn’t make a mess all over your office paperwork. You probably want something tasty, satisfying, and healthy but let’s face it—salad from the cafe bar only…

Poblano White Bean Hummus

  Ah yes! Spring is on it’s way, goodbye February and hello March! In with the warmer days and out with the frigid air. Welcome aboard sunshine and off ya go gloomy, chilly clouds. Spring is the season for farmers markets, flourishing gardens, and of course plenty of fresh veggies. Making dips, sauces, and side…

Veggie Jalapeño Street Tacos

Whether you’re looking for an easy Meatless Monday recipe or a Taco Tuesday treat, this is an easy recipe that can be whipped up in about 30 minutes. The wonderful thing about tacos is the versatility of making them just the way you want them. I’ve been craving tacos and Tex-mex food since I’ve been…

Zesty Egg Salad Avocado Boats

A slight twist on an old favorite with additional monounsaturated healthy fats, this recipe is zesty and all around delicious. I wanted to post this recipe before the big Super Bowl game last week but my stomach couldn’t bear to see the sight of avocados! That’s right, it wasn’t the eggs that had me running,…