Family Meals

Mint & Radish Greens Pesto Pasta Salad with Roasted Radishes and Peas {Recipe}

Mint and radish greens pesto pasta salad is pretty to look at, quick and easy to make, and packed with flavor from fresh spring ingredients. A recipe the whole family will enjoy.  Classic pesto is made with garlic, fresh basil, pine nuts, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses, and olive oil. However, according to an article I read, any combination of flavorful leaves, oily nuts, hard cheese, olive oil, garlic, salt, and lemon juice can be considered a pesto-like condiment. If you search for pesto here on th… read more »

Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole {Recipe}

Feed your hungry family in an hour with this one-dish, grain-free Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole packed with veggies, protein, and flavor! A few weeks ago, I went into my fridge to drain a package of tofu in preparation of that night’s dinner. I often forget to do this in advance, which leads to a mad rush come dinner time, but that day I remembered. What I didn’t remember, is that I had no tofu on hand. 😯  After cursing myself for not doing a better job with my grocery list… read more »

Baked Panko Crusted Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce {Recipe}

Satisfy your kids’ cravings for chicken fingers in a healthier way with this crispy whole grain baked panko crusted chicken.  Can I let you in on a little secret? My five year old girls have never had chicken fingers or chicken nuggets. While you’re picking up your jaw from the ground, let me explain. I was actually a very avid chicken nugget eater as a child, but not the kind from fast food places. Rather I’d eat the ones from a box you’d find in the freezer aisle. Defini… read more »

Mushroom Onion Pesto Pizza with Truffle Oil {Recipe}

Sautéed mushrooms, nut-free kale pesto, fresh mozzarella and a drizzle of truffle oil pair beautifully in this gourmet homemade pizza. I’ve already told you about my love of pizza when I recently shared my Rosemary-Roasted Tomato Pesto Pizza. I mentioned that one of the best things about making pizza at home is that there are so many ways to make it your own – and make a pie that has something for everyone. To show you what I mean, I wanted to share another variation of homemade pizza tha… read more »

Rosemary-Roasted Tomato Pesto Pizza {Recipe ReDux}

Top whole wheat crust with nut-free kale pesto, rosemary-roasted tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella for this delicious and healthier Rosemary-Roasted Tomato Pesto Pizza. Pizza is a favorite food of almost everyone I know. My husband always says he would be a happy man having pancakes or French toast for breakfast, bagels for lunch, and pizza for dinner. We all know that’s not exactly the most balanced diet, which is why it’s a rare occasion he gets all three of those in one day, buread more »