Recipes, Salad

Kale + Quinoa Salad

Ya'll, what's with the kale trend? It's so trendy that I keep having to stop myself from capitalizing the 'K'! I mean, I get it. It's quite delicious, abundant, and makes us feel warm and fuzzy in the health category. Do you ever wonder if other foods were as trendy as kale and avocados? It's… Continue reading Kale + Quinoa Salad

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Sautéed Spinach

If you're anything like me, and you live in Cincinnati, you've had enough of summer. Tomorrow the weather  is going to be 90 DEGREES!!! I'm not one to sit around and chit chat about the weather (I tend to think people should reach for something a bit more interesting and less apparent), but this is… Continue reading Sautéed Spinach

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Sauteed Zucchini Medley

Today has been a big week for me/us. It's been a big change for me because I am no longer at the industrial heater company. I made a huge step into a new chapter of my life by leaving my comfortable, challenging, and financially stable job and diving into something completely different. I now have… Continue reading Sauteed Zucchini Medley

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Seared Scallops atop Whole Wheat Pasta and Pesto Sauce

Today was an absolutely gorgeous day. Yes, it felt like the middle of summer, but who am I to complain? I've been complaining about the harsh winter air since December so I have to say "this is what I get!". On a day like today, I am in the mood for nothing but freshness. I… Continue reading Seared Scallops atop Whole Wheat Pasta and Pesto Sauce

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Meatless Black Bean Chili

Today is Easter, which is arguably the most important date in the Christian faith. It also signifies the end of the Beans and Rice fast!! I've been doing a lot of thinking through this fast. My most frequent thought is something like "I never thought I'd say this, but I'm so tired of beans and… Continue reading Meatless Black Bean Chili