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Posts Tagged ‘lunch’

Greek Kebabs with Tzatziki + Garlic Naan

Any chance to BBQ before the summer ends and I am up for it.  You can’t beat the char of meat and vegetables or the smell and ease (plus its the only time I really let go of control so that Texan can assist with dinner). One of my favorite things to make are kebabs.…

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Peaches n’ Cream Pasta with Creamy Burrata and Prosciutto

Pasta is my go-to any time of the year. It’s really a blank canvas for whatever is in season. Since we are in our final weeks of summer, I’ve brought one of my favorites (pasta) with one of the most diverse in seasons fruits: peaches. Of course, you don’t want to weigh a bright peach…

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Chicken, Watermelon and Burrata Sandwich

Watermelon: so hot right now These days it seems like watermelon is a top choice in everything from cocktails to salads and why not? Who wouldn’t want watermelon in almost EVERYTHING!  The juicy texture is so versatile and the flavor is subtle enough not to be overbearing in any dish. I’ve been experimenting a lot…

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Simple Crepes

As a child, my mother cooked with me whenever possible. Growing up was all about good homemade food. There was zero prepackaged/processed foods. If we wanted cookies, they were homemade cookies. If we wanted pizza, it was made from scratch. During lunch hour, no one wanted to trade my carrot sticks for fruit snacks but…

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Spicy Goat Cheese + Sausage Rigatoni with Green Vegetables

I’ve been waiting for a LONG time to purchase the  pasta press attachment for my KitchenAid mixer. As a person who cooks pasta regularly, having this pasta press come to my door was like Christmas morning. The thought of making bucatini, penne, macaroni, and rigatoni got me right into making one of my faves: Rigatoni. …

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Blood Orange Peach + Berry Dutch Babies

One reason that summer is such an amazing time of year is because of all the amazing produce to choose from. While winter brings scarcity and a lack of choices, summer time brings a wide variety of bright colors and flavors. As a result, my eyes are often bigger than my stomach and I end…

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

No one can beat my Chicken Tortilla Soup. It’s certainly a fan favorite with my friends and family.  This soup can be eaten at any time of year. The fresh bold ingredients, make it a perfect summer appetizer; while the heat and spice will warm you up on the cold winter days.   Say goodbye…

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Sweet Chili Corn Soup

Corn is one of my all time favorite ingredients.  It tastes delightful on its own or it can be made into a number of sweet or savory dishes. During the summer months,  I eat corn weekly (typically on the cob, slathered in butter) and this year I’ve been trying out a number of different recipes…

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Southwestern Salad in a Jar

Eating out is certainly a vice of mine. And with my job in food and my job in sales, I tend to eat out A LOT! So, it’s not a surprise that lunches out are a thing.  And, because life is busy, grabbing a bite someplace is usually what I resort to as I barely…

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The Best Meatless Chili

With Superbowl coming up, I thought I’d share a classic football favorite: Chili. And what is even better than chili? When you combine it with Cheddar and Onion Cornbread! The combination is a drool worthy event perfect for a house full of hungry fans (or, just yourself).  One of my favorite things about making chili…

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