Sunday, August 7, 2011

Spicy Black Bean Burgers

spicy black bean burgers

Black Bean Burgers.  Hello, where have these been all my life?!  You will never know that these are vegetarian burgers.  They are full of good-for-you stuff, won’t leave you feeling bad about having a “burger.”  They will leave you satisfied and fully convinced that meat-free eating is not so...

Friday, August 5, 2011

Brown Rice Medley with Lemon-Parsley Dijon Vinaigrette

brown rice medley

Paul usually works a couple of evenings per month so on those nights I end up cooking for just me.  I usually find myself throwing dinner together on a whim.  Lately it’s been this avocado pasta or this cous cous salad but I found this brown rice medley at...

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Almond Brown Sugar Pound Cake


I admit that I have not been baking very much lately.  Still spending lots of time in the kitchen but I’ve been on this balance kick and tons of butter and sugar can hinder that goal a bit.  I have been trying to create some more wholesome recipes that...

Monday, August 1, 2011

Summer Saturdays

blueberry pancakes

I’m taking life in right now.  Yesterday (Saturday), Paul and I had such a fun day.  He has been working extremely hard.  The week before last, he worked about 60 hours.  On Friday of this week, he worked about 15.  That was in addition to the 40+ that he...

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Creamy Avocado Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

avocado pasta

*Updated: This post was featured as a guest post on Flex Your Food.  Check it out here.* Are you ready for guacamole-pasta?  What’s not to love?!  Summer screams guacamole to me.  I’ve made this several times and I think I love it more and more each time.  The texture...

Monday, July 25, 2011

My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies


I decided that I needed to step away from peanut butter, oats, and blueberries for a while. I think it probably seems like my diet consists solely of those ingredients but I promise it doesn’t!  I really don’t eat everything that I bake; I give most of it away. ...