Roasted Summer Vegetable Quinoa with Balsamic Vinaigrette

August 21, 2014

This summer I’ve been relying heavily on two of my favorite things – fresh summer produce and quinoa. This Roasted Summer Vegetable Quinoa is one of my favorite combinations! Quinoa salads make delicious, healthy and EASY dinners. Add a piece of grilled chicken and you have a meal – easy as that. Plus it is […]

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How to Freeze Sweet Corn and a Trip to the Farm

August 20, 2014

The other week I had the privilege of heading to Beyer Farm in Columbus, Indiana to learn about sweet corn. I didn’t really know much at all about farming or sweet corn (except that I love it), so this was a great experience and I learned so much. I also learned a really easy way […]

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Menu Plan Monday

August 19, 2014

This week our kitchen isn’t really in great working condition. We installed our new backsplash this past weekend (after I painstakingly ripped the old one out – so glad that is done!) and have to come back and grout this weekend and finish some other small details. Have I mentioned that I’m ready to have […]

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Taco Zucchini Boats and Home Improvement Projects

August 14, 2014

Have you heard about zucchini boats? I guess I’m pretty much behind the times when it comes to cool and trendy food, because I just discovered these gems. Apparently, they have been around for a while?! I saw Skinny Taste’s Taco Zucchini Boats and was inspired to pull a bag of pre-cooked ground beef from […]

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Barbecue Chicken Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing

August 12, 2014

What do you do when you are running low on grocery money?  You scour your pantry and refrigerator and see what you already have that you can pull from – because then it’s “free”!  And I don’t know about you, buuttt, when it’s free it’s for me.  Just sayin’. Surely I’m not the only one […]

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Menu Plan Monday

August 11, 2014

What’s on your menu this week? I’ve shared my menu below, along with a few photos of some of our favorites that I frequently make. Feel free to click on each picture and it will take you to the recipe – then make sure you PIN it so you don’t forget about it! First up […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream

August 5, 2014

I’m about to take you back to your childhood with this twist on Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches – Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream. I love traditional PB&J’s, but when you add ice cream to the mix things get crazy delicious. I had a Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Crem a few years ago […]

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Menu Plan Monday

August 4, 2014

Happy Monday!  I took a break from my house projects to take a little trip to Costco today.  I’m in the jury duty pool for the next two weeks, but I didn’t have to go today so I thought I should stock up on some groceries considering things were pretty bare here. In other news…the […]

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread {Gluten Free Adaptable}

July 31, 2014

If you planted zucchini in your garden you may be getting to that point where you are running out of ways to use the delicious green veggie. We don’t have a garden this year, but in years past I’ve felt like they just kept coming. And coming.  Before too long I would run out of […]

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Healthy Solutions Spices Review and GIVEAWAY!

July 29, 2014

When Healthy Solutions Spice Blends recently contacted me about trying some of their spices I was super excited to try them…especially since many of them are gluten free!  Being gluten free I have to be SO careful about buying anything.  Gluten hides in so many things so I usually resort to making my own mixtures […]

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