My Favorite Kale Salad

Last year at a church pot luck I came across a kale salad on the buffet. I sampled it and it turned out to be the best. kale salad. ever. Unfortunately I had no idea who made it. A few weeks later at a smaller church dinner the same kale salad turned up again! This… Continue reading My Favorite Kale Salad


Veggie BLTs

Another simple summer dinner we've been loving on lately - BLTs made with veggie bacon!  We had this last week on Thursday and again last night.  I think I could eat it every other night.  It would also make an excellent lunch. The key is this recipe for homemade veggie bacon from No Meat Athlete:… Continue reading Veggie BLTs


Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise

It's been awhile since I last posted! We are really enjoying our summer and have been busy getting ready for baby #2. I thought I would share a quick post today on what's becoming one of my favorite summer dinners - Salad Niçoise. It's nice and light for hot summer nights and very quick to… Continue reading Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise


Strawberries, Arugula & Goat Cheese English Muffins

Tonight's dinner was courtesy of Hy-Vee's recent Seasons magazine. The recipe was actually on the cover and as soon as I knew arugula would be at the market last weekend, I put it on this week's meal plan. Strawberry, Goat Cheese & Arugula Sandwiches English muffins topped with goat cheese, arugula and strawberries and drizzled… Continue reading Strawberries, Arugula & Goat Cheese English Muffins


Greek Pitas With Tzatziki Sauce

Last week we added a new dinner to our routine - Greek-style pitas with homemade tzatziki sauce. I am not Greek so I can't vouch for the authenticity of this dinner, but it was tasty and that's all that really matters. On the table we laid out: Whole wheat pita pockets Chopped cucumber Chopped tomato… Continue reading Greek Pitas With Tzatziki Sauce


Mahalo Rice & Beans

Hi there.  Just a quick note to share a new recipe I made this week.  It's another great rice and beans recipe from No Meat Athlete.  The first one I made was Baltimorean Rice & Beans which I mentioned in one of my meal plans.  I've made it several times and Benzo and I really like… Continue reading Mahalo Rice & Beans