Side Dishes · Uncategorized

Quick Roasted Green Beans

A healthy and tasty side dish that goes from the fridge to the table in under 30 minutes.  Hi there! It’s been a while, I know. This is a super busy time of year at work, and by the time I get home, make dinner, work out (0n a good day), shower and clean up…I’m… Continue reading Quick Roasted Green Beans

Breakfast · Healthy · Uncategorized

Bacon, Kale and Mushroom Frittata

A healthy, Paleo friendly frittata that makes a perfect make-ahead breakfast for busy mornings.  The most challenging part of my 30 day Paleo adventure (you can read more about it here) is that most convenience/take-out foods are no longer options. This means I’m cooking, or planning what to cook, all.the.time. Breakfast bars, yogurt, sandwiches, pasta and pizza are… Continue reading Bacon, Kale and Mushroom Frittata

Healthy · Side Dishes · Uncategorized

Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes”

Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes” are a low carb, Paleo friendly substitute to traditional mashed potatoes. Like many people, I’m making a conscious effort this month to eat healthfully to try to undo some of the (fun, delicious and very festive) damage done over the holiday season. My husband Justin proposed that we do a 30 day… Continue reading Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes”

Comfort Food · Main Course · Pasta · Uncategorized

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Chicken

Well, we’re in the midst of the winter doldrums now. The holidays are in our rearview mirror. The last of the cookies have been eaten, the cork put back in the champagne bottle (for now, anyway.) There’s not a whole lot to look forward to this time of year. It’s dark when I leave the… Continue reading Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Chicken

Dinner · Healthy · Main Course · Salads · Uncategorized

Super Simple Skillet Shrimp

Well hi, strangers! How is the holiday season treating you? If your days are anything like mine, it’s been a whirlwind so far. But a lovely, twinkly, holly jolly whirlwind. This time of year it’s a challenge to eat healthfully. Between parties and preparation, cookies and cocktails, it’s very tempting to say “to heck with… Continue reading Super Simple Skillet Shrimp

Holidays · Side Dishes · Thanksgiving · Uncategorized

Citrus Scented Cranberry Sauce

Sweet and tart cranberry sauce infused with bright citrus juice and zest, this cranberry sauce is a perfect complement to your Thanksgiving dinner. And your leftover turkey sandwich, too! Can you feel it? I certainly can. The holidays are breathing down our necks, inching closer as we speak. No matter how eagerly I await this… Continue reading Citrus Scented Cranberry Sauce

Comfort Food · Holidays · Side Dishes · Thanksgiving · Uncategorized

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Smoothy, creamy and oh-so-decadent mashed potatoes are the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving table. Extra credit for being able to make them the day before. Well folks, we made it to election day. Our country has been been mired in dissension and bitter opposition these past few months leading up to the election. It certainly hasn’t been pretty.… Continue reading Perfect Mashed Potatoes