Recipe: Italian Chicken Tortellini

I found this in the archives of my recipe box (from Better Homes and Garden, September 2007) and am so glad I gave it a whirl. It’s easy to make, not too expensive, and you have plenty for leftovers if … Continue reading

Recipe: Salmon with creamed spinach and some quinoa

I found this in my Real Simple magazine and decided to give it a whirl. It was so delicious and I’ve never made creamed spinach before, but am a definite fan! I cheated on the quinoa and did a frozen … Continue reading

Recipe: Spicy green chili

Well another soup is on the menu this week. This came from my latest Penzey’s catalog and the flavor is delightful!! Ryan and I both agreed that once the weather cools down again, we’ll have to repeat this yummy meal. … Continue reading

Recipe: Calabacitas

Fall is almost upon us here in Austin – and I found plenty of yummy, comfort food inspiration in the latest Penzey’s catalog. I cheated a bit with this one – but it was still delightful! Ryan and I felt … Continue reading

Recipe: Zucchini Grinders

A really filling veggie sandwich! This recipe was such a crowd pleaser and I found it on All Recipes. I totally cheated and just used a pre-made marinara sauce, but it was delicious! And I loved that I could quickly … Continue reading

Recipe: cucumber sandwiches

We’ve been looking for light and refreshing dinner options for summer. I’ve been feeling like we’re in a rut lately and these easy sandwiches came to the rescue. We found it on All Recipes and it’s sure to be a … Continue reading

Recipe: Tempeh and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

We love tempeh and while it’s not as common to find as tofu, the texture and flavor make it a stand-out winner for us.  This recipe was really easy to put together and incredibly delicious. Sweet, savory, and amazing! We … Continue reading

Recipe: Baked pasta with summer veggies

We really love the taste of fresh, Summer vegetables and this recipe captures it nicely. We found the recipe on My Recipes. Enjoyable and easy to make! Baked pasta with summer veggies: approx. $1.25 per serving Ingredients 4 ounces uncooked … Continue reading

Recipe: Pasta with Summer Veggies

An easy dish, but it needs a little kick! I found this recipe on my recipe and it was good but the flavor just wasn’t there. I put a bunch of sea salt on it to bring something to the … Continue reading

Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Spread on Bagels

Perfect for lunch or an appetizer This isn’t going to be a very filling meal option, but I found it great with fries and a salad for lunch. I could also see this easily transitioning to an appetizer spread. Thanks … Continue reading