Deconstructed Burrito with Spinach, Corn, and Black Beans

It’s no secret that I could eat Mexican food for every meal for the rest of my life. Nonetheless, the idea of flour tortillas (no matter how delicious) makes me feel over-full, not to mention the amount of white flour involved. This simple recipe eliminates the tortillas and instead, calls for brown rice (a much…

Fusilli Pasta with Romaine, Chickpeas, and White Wine Broth

This quick recipe is super easy to throw together on a weeknight and has just enough kick to it to keep you wanting more! If you’re not a big fan of spicy, either reduce or eliminate the red chili flakes. If you do choose to eliminate them, you may want to compensate with black pepper….

Orange, Carrot, and Ginger Juice

This is my all-time favorite juice recipe. For me, the fresh citrus + ginger taste never gets old. It’s always a refreshing pick-me-up and it’s pretty simple to make! Really, you can add any fruits or vegetables you have in your fridge. Some examples: Celery, cucumber, apples, pineapple, mango, peaches, lemons, etc. Last year around…

Hummus

This is a staple food around our house. It’s the perfect snack because it’s healthy and versatile and most importantly, it’s actually filling and doesn’t leave you hungrier! This is another super easy recipe, it’s simply adding the ingredients to a food processor or blender and watching it go! I am going to work on…

Thai Noodle Curry

Thai flavors meets comfort food… Ingredients: ¼ cup Olive Oil Salt and Pepper 5 Garlic Cloves, minced 2 medium Bell Peppers, diced 2 medium Yellow Onions, diced 3 tbsp Red Curry Paste 2 tbsp fresh Ginger, grated 8 cups Vegetable Broth 1 can Coconut Milk 8 oz. Rice Noodles 3 tbsp Brown Sugar 1 bunch…

Wild Rice and Vegetable Soup

Autumn has filled the air here in Texas, and there’s nothing I love more for dinner than hot, comforting soup. It’s filling, it warms my body, and it’s super healthy and delicious! You could really add whatever vegetables you want to this fall favorite, and this recipe makes enough for 6-8 servings, so you’ll definitely…

Stuffed Bell Peppers

It’s no secret that I love Tex-Mex! I love the spicy flavors, corn, beans, and most of all, I love bell peppers! They are incredibly flavorful but also incredibly good for you! They are full of Vitamin C and other antioxidants, which promotes a healthy immune system, body tissue repair, and collagen formation, but you…

Tuscan Skillet

with Cannellini Beans, Artichoke, and Mushrooms It’s finally feeling like Autumn here in Texas! No more hundred degree days, school is back in session, I’m burning pumpkin candles religiously, and I’ve even done some fall wardrobe shopping (although it’s still just a little too warm to wear any of it yet). I spent the summer…

Ramen Noodles

Hello everyone! It’s been quite a while and I wanted to share a little of what I’ve been up to with you… So my husband and I bought a house! Being the busiest time of the year for home-buying, we had quite an experience finding a home and then pieced everything else together that goes…

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Hello and happy Tuesday! It’s the beginning of the week and I always like to start the week off right with a meal that makes leftovers, because with everything else going on in my busy daily life (more details to come), as much as I enjoy food and cooking, sometimes I just want to come…