Category Archives: Lunch Recipes

Chili Verde

Being a busy family of four, we are all about quick-prep meals for the week. This chili verde is our favorite go-to meal that requires less than five minutes of prep time and delivers a knock out dish that lasts for the entire week. We use our slow cooker for most of our stewed meats, […]

Salsa Fresca

This salsa tastes fresh, hence the name, Salsa Fresca. We also lovingly call it “Salsa de Papa” since it’s something Mark makes on the regular here in our house, using the recipe he acquired from his dad. It’s obviously great with chips, but we also love it on scrambled eggs, in sandwiches, added to rice and […]

Cauliflower Rice

This here is my new favorite way to eat rice. Cauliflower rice, or how I like to call it, Cauli-rice, is simply amazing. It tastes so close to the real contender that even my husband didn’t notice he was missing the carb version. The preparation is pretty easy, toss chunks of cauliflower into a food […]

Asparagus & Prosciutto Flat Bread Pizza

Our house has been filled to the gills with fresh asparagus. I’ve been pickling them, sauteing them, baking them and now topping pizza with them. I might have a slight addiction. I made a flat bread pizza because I like my pizza as thin and crispy as possible. The flat bread I used was the […]

Kale Salad with Dried Cherries and Toasted Pecans

A great anytime salad. Dino kale, dried cherries, toasted pecans and radishes marry well together in this hearty salad.

Tomato Tart

I had a bounty of Farmer’s Market heirloom tomatoes that desperately needed to be eaten and a four day window to cook something up before heading to Portland, Oregon, for the International Food Blogging Conference. It was also one of those moments where you have stuff in the fridge that is getting close to turning […]

Simple Lemon Asparagus Lunch

Simple lemon asparagus lunch is absolutely delightful.

Deviled Egg Salad

Deviled eggs made into an egg salad makes a tasty treat.

Spinach and Feta Quinoa Patties

Spinach and feta quinoa patties are a great way to use up leftover cooked quinoa.

Tomato and Feta Salad with Basil-Parsley Pesto Recipe

This a fun spin-off of the traditional Caprese salad. Feta, tomatoes and fresh basil-parsley pesto blend so beautifully together. Makes a great for a side salad.