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10 Packed Lunch Ideas Featuring Watermelon

Love watermelon? Looking for some new packed lunch ideas, either for the office or classroom? Look no farther than these on-the-go friendly lunch ideas featuring watermelon. Thank you to my friends at The Watermelon Board for sponsoring this post! Hi guys! As we approach fall, I know many of you will be headed back into offices or classrooms and Continue Reading …

Grilled Steak and Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Hey friends - I'm excited to share another grilling recipe with you today as part of my ongoing partnership with ALDI! As you guys know, we love grilling in summer, and our latest favorite recipe is this Grilled Steak and Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette. Fruity salads are so perfect for summer, right?! This sweet and savory Continue Reading …

White Bean & Cabbage Slaw with Apples & Cider Vinaigrette

This refreshing, bright, and filling twist on traditional slaw makes a great side or light lunch, and has been a fun way for me to connect with my heritage through food. Thank you to AncestryDNA for sponsoring this post!  I'm excited to share this recipe with you guys today - not only because slaw is one of my favorite foods (that vinegar tang Continue Reading …

Recent Eats

Morning friends - happy Friday! I was glad to hear you enjoyed the look of my Berry Lemon Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe from Tuesday! I wanted to mention that I made another variation of it earlier this week that was baby led weaning friendly - the details of what I left out/how I made it baby-friendly are in this Instagram post. Riese likes it! And Continue Reading …

Easy Throw Together Meal Ideas from Readers

Hi guys! Recently, I asked you to share your favorite throw together meal ideas with me via email - nothing that required a full recipe or lots of measuring, but rather quick and easy throw together on the fly type meals. I make a lot of the same things day in and day out so I figured all of us, myself included, could use some fresh ideas! Thank Continue Reading …

Veggietastic Minestrone Soup Recipe

This easy recipe for a throw-together, use up whatever is in the fridge Veggie-tastic Minestrone Soup was first published in 2009. It got a photo upgrade and some additional tips and details, so I wanted to re-share the post. Enjoy! I love when I can create a balanced meal by just throwing things into a pot, and this Veggietastic Minestrone Soup Continue Reading …

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Soft Boiled Eggs

Hey guys! I'm excited to share a new easy (and portable) lunch recipe with you today: Kale and Quinoa Salad with Soft Boiled Eggs. As you probably know, two of my favorite things are filling grain & veggie salads (see also: my Mix & Match Grain Salad recipes) and eggs with runny yolks. This recipe has both - and it's really easy to make Continue Reading …

Chicken White Bean Chili Soup Recipe

This Chicken White Bean Chili Soup recipe is quick, easy, and so flavorful. I originally shared this recipe back in 2012, but it has gotten a photo upgrade, and now that fall weather has set in I wanted to re-share it because it's such a great weeknight meal. Tip: try using rotisserie chicken as a shortcut - it makes for a super quick dinner that Continue Reading …