fbpx
Pizza, Pasta, & Grains Recipes

Nicoise Pasta Salad

Take the classic French salad for a spin with this quick and easy Nicoise Pasta Salad. A perfect weeknight dinner the whole family will love! Originally posted December 2016; updated September 2020. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Do you recognize this pasta dish? I posted a similar picture of it in one of my…

Veggie Quinoa Bites

Gluten-free and nut-free Veggie Quinoa Bites are packed with protein and fiber, making them a perfect addition to your children’s lunchbox. *Originally posted August 2014. Updated September 2020. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Back to School Meal Prep This time of year is especially crazy with the summer winding down and getting the kids…

Zucchini Pancakes with Feta

Not sure what to do with all that summer squash? Make a batch of these vegetarian and gluten free zucchini pancakes with feta, scallions, and mint. They’re a delicious and healthy lunch or dinner. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement Zucchini, otherwise known as summer squash, is not a favorite vegetable in my family, but…

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad

Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. Pin the Recipe I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and winter…

Ricotta Berry Oatmeal Cups

Start the morning with these Ricotta Berry Oatmeal Cups, a nutritious and delicious breakfast the whole family will enjoy even when rushing out the door!  Pin the Recipe Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day. Yours too? How perfect that you’re visiting my site and reading this recipe post right now! I won’t go into all the benefits…

Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Baked Oatmeal

Pin this Recipe Bring oats to the lunch or dinner table with this savory baked oatmeal filled with sun-dried tomatoes, baby spinach, and creamy goat cheese. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Oatmeal For Dinner,” and developing the recipe found in the February 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers…

Savory Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Fried Egg

Get a serving of vegetables and protein at breakfast with this umami-rich savory oatmeal breakfast bowl with spinach, mushrooms, and fried egg. Pin the Recipe Oats are a staple ingredient in my pantry all year long. Some people don’t like hot breakfasts during the summer months, but I don’t mind. I love the warm, comforting, and satiating feeling I get…

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad is a sweet and savory dish hearty enough for a light lunch and perfect as a side dish next to your favorite entrée. Pin the Recipe For months, my girls have been asking me for fresh cherries, and I’m so excited that I can finally fulfill their requests, and make this cherry farro salad now that…

Mint & Radish Greens Pesto Pasta Salad with Roasted Radishes and Peas

Mint and radish greens pesto pasta salad is pretty to look at, quick and easy to make, and packed with flavor from fresh spring ingredients. A recipe the whole family will enjoy.  Pin the Recipe Classic pesto is made with garlic, fresh basil, pine nuts, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses, and olive oil. However, according to an article I read, any…

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad is a quick and easy recipe you can put on top of a bed of greens for lunch or serve as a side dish at dinner. Pin this Recipe By now you probably know that I don’t pack my girls the typical school lunch you’d find in most kids lunchboxes. Soynut Butter (no PB…

Mushroom Onion Pesto Pizza with Truffle Oil

Sautéed mushrooms, nut-free kale pesto, fresh mozzarella and a drizzle of truffle oil pair beautifully in this gourmet homemade pizza. I’ve already told you about my love of pizza when I recently shared my Rosemary-Roasted Tomato Pesto Pizza. I mentioned that one of the best things about making pizza at home is that there are so many ways to make it…