Amazing Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps are amazing because they are so darn versatile. I use tons of fresh veggies in mine but you can add beans, rice and yes, even some meat if you choose. They are great for picnics, lunches and even packed up for your summer beach trips so be sure to keep this one in the go to box for later in the year too. [Read more…]

Zucchini Cakes = YUMMINESS

I can’t swear that I haven’t posted some version of this recipe somewhere because I really just LOVE these zucchini cakes to pieces. They are cheesy and delicious and go great with just about anything. They are NOT vegan because they contain copious amounts of cheese and eggs but there is no meat. Use them as a splurge if you are heading down the plant based road. [Read more…]

Crock Pot Creamy Red Bean Soup

I have a secret addiction to both my pressure cooker and my crock pot. They make meals so stinking easy and especially soups. During the cooler months, I could eat soups 24/7. They are filling. Healthy. And oh so warm. You can doctor this one up a bit to suit your tastes but I like it just as it is. [Read more…]

Black Bean & Corn Quesadillas

Happy 2015 Warriors. We are looking forward to a very healthy start to the new year. One of the biggest and best (in our opinion anyway) ways to improve our health is to improve what we are putting into our bodies. Just because we are eating healthier, doesn’t mean that we have to eat bland and boring foods though. Check out these bean and corn quesadillas. Spice up your health and your diet this year. [Read more…]

Butternut Squash and Mushroom Alfredo

This recipe makes it pretty darn simple to enjoy a hearty meal that will warm you, even in the coldest of weather without contributing to the killing of cute little cows or adding to our global crisis in an epic way. Pasta has long been my favorite comfort food too. Mmmmmm pasta.

1 lb short cut pasta (shells, elbows, or orichette)
1 lb 1″ cubed butternut sqaush [Read more…]