Meals

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad is a quick and easy recipe you can put on top of a bed of greens for lunch or serve as a side dish at dinner.  Jump to Recipe By now you probably know that I don’t pack my girls the typical school lunch you’d find in most kids lunchboxes. Soynut Butter (no PB allowed in our school) and plain old tuna sandwiches are rarely on the menu, but Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad, Smoked Salmon Cucumber Roll Ups, and Tuna Edamame Salad often are. And so is this Beet and Goat… read more »

Rhubarb Ginger Lemon Muffins {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

These Rhubarb Ginger Lemon Muffins are the perfect balance of tart and sweet and a delicious addition to a spring brunch!  I am so happy that spring is here and that my favorite spring fruits and vegetables are making their way into supermarkets near me. The strawberries are finally flavorful, the asparagus are crisp and bright green as they should be, radishes can be found in bunches with their greens attached, and fresh rhubarb is available! Rhubarb is one of those vegetables (yes, it’… 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 »

Quick & Easy Tuna Edamame Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Ready in less than 10 minutes, this Easy Tuna Edamame Salad is a healthy, delicious, and balanced lunch for the kids’ lunchbox or on top of a bed of greens.  Hmmm…what should I pack the kids for lunch today? That’s a question I am sure many parents ask themselves every day of the week. It’s certainly one I am faced with, although usually it plagues me over the weekend when I am putting together my Menu Plan Monday for the week. Back in August before the school year began, I provid… 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 »