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

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)

Roasted Tomato and Tomatillo Salsa

  If you have a garden filled with red-ripe tomatoes, here is a recipe that will help put them to good use!  In this salsa, we roast tomatoes, tomatillos (they look like green tomatoes), jalepenos, and garlic to really amp up their natural flavors.  This salsa is incredibly easy to create.  Be an awesome guest … Continue reading Roasted Tomato and Tomatillo Salsa

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

Sunshine Vinaigrette

I don't know about you guys, but I am craving some major warmth and sunshine.  Winter in the Midwest has been absolutely brutal this year.  It's March 4th and we are still experiencing below freezing temps and snow.  OVER IT!   Here is a delicious dressing that will bring some sunshine to your life while … Continue reading Sunshine Vinaigrette

Pad Thai

Last Saturday marked Day 20 of the Whole30 and boredom was starting to set in at the house.  The miserable Midwest weather has become old and we just want to get out of the house and do something fun…..like go out to eat!   Obviously, that was not an option for us so I decided on … Continue reading Pad Thai

Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Last Saturday, we had a lush meal of Steak, Cauliflower Mash, and these delicious Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts.  Many of you showed a lot of interest in this recipe so I had to share. Ingredients: 1/3 cup of balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 … Continue reading Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Chicken Curry with Coconut Garlic Ginger Cauliflower Rice

I absolutely love Indian food!  As with anything that I love to eat, I always have to try and replicate it in my own kitchen.  This dish has evolved a lot over time and I am really happy with the final product. When we decided to go on the Whole30 I was happy to discover … Continue reading Chicken Curry with Coconut Garlic Ginger Cauliflower Rice

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