Category Archives: Side-Dishes

Pesto-crusted salmon and Pesto Caprese Pasta Salad

I love pesto.  On anything: pasta, fish, chicken, sandwiches, pizza, spaghetti squash, you name it.  And now that I’ve figured out how to make my own, I like it even more since you can change it to make it how … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Frittata

In case you hadn’t heard, Ken & I decided not to continue with the Challenge because we were both feeling a bit burnt out.  Ken was complaining that he wanted some of our old stand-by recipes and that he wanted … Continue reading

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Tandoori Chicken and Cauliflower “Rice” with Tandoori Spice

Before my mom came to visit, I made this recipe which was very delicious but unfortunately had a slightly more subtle flavor than I would have liked.  I’m not sure what I could have done differently to enhance the flavor, … Continue reading

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A weekend of new recipes!

Welcome back from a lovely weekend!  I spent a lot of time cooking this weekend but enjoyed every minute of it!  I did decide to take a break from the challenge for dinner last night (we had friends over who … Continue reading

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Whole30 Challenge: Apple Glazed Chicken Breasts

Now that we are back from our lovely New Years trip to Florida, I decided we needed to do a little healthy challenge, to get back into a healthy eating mindset.  I decided to try a Whole30 Challenge.  There’s a … Continue reading

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Veggie Pie

Recently we had dinner at the home of some new friends here in Baltimore.  For dinner, they served a veggie pie that was absolutely delicious.  I asked our friends for the recipe afterward and she said that she starts with … Continue reading

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Spaghetti (Squash) and Meatballs!

I’ve been trying to incorporate more vegetables into our family meals because I feel like we don’t eat enough vegetables.  It’s important to me that our family meals be delicious AND nutritious, and sometimes there are small things you can … Continue reading

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