Sweet Potato and Kale Lentil Stew

  Looking for a hardy, vegan dish to warm you up this winter?  This is the stew for you!  This stew uses red lentils which are loaded in protein, iron, fiber and anti-oxidants.  The red lentils make the stew incredibly hardy....you won't be missing meat in this dish!  The sweet potatoes and carrots provide a subtle … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Kale Lentil Stew

Stuffed Pepper Stew

Fall weather has officially arrived and it has sent my comfort food cravings into high gear!  There is nothing like warming up on a crisp Fall day with a big bowl or soup or stew.  This healthy, gluten-free stew combines all the delicious flavors we love about Stuffed Peppers in one satisfying bowl. This dish … Continue reading Stuffed Pepper Stew

Coconut Curry with Cauliflower Rice (Paleo, Vegan options)

    Weeknights are busy for my family.  Trying to fit in time to cook something quick, easy, and healthy can be a challenge.  This recipe has become a weekly staple in my home since developing it.  Not only is it easy, delicious, and healthy but it is also cheap to make! This vegetable dense meal … Continue reading Coconut Curry with Cauliflower Rice (Paleo, Vegan options)

Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Yesterday was Cinco de Mayo and I wanted to celebrate at home with a festive dinner.  Most Mexican dishes are not the healthiest!  After a weekend of travel (and not so healthy eating) I decided to make my Chicken Tortilla Soup to get us back on track for the week ahead.  This Mexican inspired soup … Continue reading Spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Sweet Potato Chili

Colder temperatures and snow have invaded the Midwest once again...did I mention is April 14th? YUCK! Saturday was absolutely gorgeous.  It felt like summer with temps in the 80's and I was able to get a significant amount of yard work completed...6 hours worth to be exact!  I even got a little sunburned (which I … Continue reading Sweet Potato Chili

Italian Sausage and Vegetable Soup

BLAH!  You guys....It's snowing!!!  And it's not just a few flurries.....it's coming down hard!  Was this suppose to happen?!?!  Ugh.  Sounds like the perfect night for a big warm, hearty bowl of soup! Soups are definitely one of my favorite things to make lately.  Why?  For one, they are super easy to make and we … Continue reading Italian Sausage and Vegetable Soup

Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Let's face it.  Week nights can be a little crazy!  After getting off of a long day at work, I usually have to rush to pick up my son Noah from school, get a quick snack in him, rush him over to football practice, and make sure that he completes all of his homework for … Continue reading Easy Chicken and Rice Soup