deceptively healthy mac & cheese

Cold weather brings cravings for warm, cozy foods, such as mac and cheese.  Unfortunately, my Grandma’s mac and cheese has about 10 lbs of cheese and cream. In this recipe, I tried to add nutritious ingredients, such as mushrooms and … Continue reading

Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, and Feta Quesadillas

I had these ingredients on hand and decided to throw them in a tortilla to make a yummy quesadilla. Easy and delicious! Ingredients (serving size): 1 container of mushrooms, washed and chopped 1/2- 1 whole large onion, sliced 1 tsp … Continue reading

Rainbow Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese Farfalle

I was drawn to the Rainbow Swiss chard at Whole Foods this past weekend. It was gorgeous and I’ve never cooked with it before. So I grabbed a bunch of swiss chard and a couple of other items I thought might go … Continue reading

Okra Fried Rice

I ordered some Thai food this weekend and had leftover rice.  Looking in the fridge for something to throw together, I spotted the okra. I decided to throw the rice and okra together! Delicious combo! Ingredients (for 3-4 servings): 1.5 … Continue reading

Pasta with Fresh Herbs

One of my favorite creamy pasta recipes yet!  The original (found in Modern Vegetarian Kitchen Cookbook- which I love) recipe called for creme fraiche, so if you have that available, sub it for the cream and yogurt. Otherwise, the recipe … Continue reading