Vegetarian

Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa Bowls

March 21, 2017 The Recipe Redux
Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa Bowls

It’s Recipe Redux time and I’m sharing these Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa Bowls to show you how easy it is to make something with just a few pantry ingredients. How long could you and your family survive without a trip to the grocery store? Is your pantry well-stocked? Mine nearly always is – we have a shopping […]

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Summer Bruschetta and Kitchen Memories

September 22, 2016 Appetizers & Snacks

I love the Recipe Redux! Every month this fab group of foodies celebrates both tasty and nutritious food, and this month, we’re getting all nostalgic with our first memories of being in the kitchen. We’ll get to the mouth-watering Summer Bruschetta shortly, but first, let’s hop in the time machine and go way, way back, […]

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Juggling with Julia’s 5th Blogiversary!

April 26, 2016 Appetizers & Snacks

April 26th, 2016. The 5th blogiversary for my little hobby 🙂 That doesn’t seem possible. I’m having a hard time comprehending that it’s been five whole years. In my mind, that sounds like a lot of work. A lot of time. For sure, it has been. I’ve poured immeasurable amounts of time, thought, and creative […]

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Breakfast Nachos with Eggs, Spinach, and Spicy Fried Onions

February 22, 2016 Breakfast/Brunch

Rise and shine! Time to make the…breakfast nachos. What? Start your day with nachos? In what galaxy is the favorite food of pub crawlers, sports fans, and margarita-infused shenanigan-makers considered a nutritious start to anyone’s day? In the Recipe Redux galaxy, my friends 🙂 I’m so excited to be a part of the Recipe Redux, a monthly […]

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Shaved Brussel Sprouts and Kale Salad

February 2, 2016 Breakfast/Brunch

I’d like to keep a big bowl of this in my fridge to eat every day. That’s a direct quote, which got an enthusiastic nod of agreement from around the room. That makes Kale and Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad hands-down the biggest foodie hit I’ve ever had with the book club pals. And that’s saying […]

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Warm Spinach Salad with Walnuts

January 27, 2016 Quick and Easy Meals

Sharing with you today my go-to meal when I am craving something quick, veggie-filled and nutritious — Warm Spinach Salad. Which begs the question, is there ever a time when I’m craving the opposite?? Of course – yes! – which explains this and most definitely this. Today, though, it’s about a tantalizing salad, a simple […]

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Kale Quinoa Pomegranate Salad

December 21, 2015 Appetizers & Snacks

Happy holidays, friends! Been busy wrapping, baking, shopping, and cooking? Same here. And drinking more iced coffee than is recommended by 4 out of 5 sleepologists. It was quite a productive week in the kitchen. I baked oodles of cookies (with help from my elves – Grumpy, Sneezy, and Sporty), and I even made a […]

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Brown Rice and Edamame Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

June 24, 2015 Salads/Sides

Hello, friends, and I apologize for the 6-week hiatus! I will not bore you with the details of the exciting life I lead, which has repeatedly pulled me away from the kitchen (and, therefore, the blog). Suffice it to say that the final weeks of school have me on the run. If you don’t live […]

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7 Quick and Healthy Recipes for Busy People

March 29, 2015 Chili/Soup/Stew

If ‘busy’  is a disease, then I’ve got it bad. I try not to overload our lives. (Really, I do.) But it seems that the minute I push one low priority ‘thing’ to the curb, another more obviously important priority shows up at the door. With luggage. I know you get it. We’re ALL busy! […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Salad with Citrus Dressing

December 14, 2014 Salads/Sides

Guess what? Here’s your easy do-ahead recipe to go with holiday dinner! Roasted Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Salad with Citrus Dressing. That’s sweet roasted butternut squash, brown rice, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, and  greens — five simple ingredients and a tangy citrus dressing that come together in an amazing taste tableau that will have […]

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