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southwest protein breakfast bowls with sweet potato and black beans

Southwest Protein Breakfast Bowls with Sweet Potato and Black Beans

These Southwest Breakfast Bowls are a great way to enjoy a quick, healthy, and high-protein breakfast at home on busy weekday mornings. A big thank you to Smithfield for sponsoring this recipe for Southwest Protein Breakfast Bowl with Sweet Potato and Black Beans. Click HERE to save this recipe for Southwest Breakfast Bowls! Southwest Breakfast …

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Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich

Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich

Thinly sliced, cool cucumbers are layered with mashed avocado and cream cheese spread on whole grain bread to make this satisfying Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich. I was reminded of this Cucumber Avocado Sandwich yesterday while I was planting some vegetable plants for our summer garden. One of my picks this year was Lemon Cucumbers. An …

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5 Minute Basic Guacamole Recipe

5-Minute Basic Guacamole

This Basic Guacamole recipe features the delicious flavors of red onion, jalapeño, garlic, cilantro, and fresh lime juice paired with ripe, mashed avocados. It’s simple and basic, but oh so delicious! Basic Guacamole Recipe My boyfriend, Kevin, and his kids recently came over to dinner at our house with me, Logan, and Madeline. I had …

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Easy Chicken Tostadas

Easy Chicken and Bean Tostadas

I like to keep my pantry well stocked with lots of canned beans because they’re one of my favorite pantry staples and go-to ingredients for quick, inexpensive meals. Beans are perfect when you have a small amount of leftover meal that you’d like to stretch a little a little further, which is exactly what I did in …

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Buffalo Chicken Cobb Salad

Buffalo Chicken Cobb Salad

Buffalo Chicken Cobb Salad is a fun twist on the classic Cobb salad. This recipe features buffalo grilled chicken, celery, blue cheese and blue cheese dressing paired with classic ingredients like lettuce, egg, and avocado. Buffalo Chicken Cobb Salad Cobb Salad is one of my favorite salads. It has been since the first time I …

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Taco Pizza

I have mentioned it before, but Mexican food is one of my all-time favorite types of food… Well, that and pizza. So when the thought of combining the two came up, there was absolutely no way I was about to pass that opportunity up! Thus was born my version of Taco Pizza. Written by: Carla …

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deconstructed guacamole recipe

Deconstructed Guacamole

Chips and and salsa, or dip or guacamole…basically tortilla chips in general are one of my favorite snacks. It is such a classic combo. And my favorite chips are actually pretty good for you, too. I have been buying Food Should Taste Good Chips for years. There are all sorts of fun flavors like Multigrain, Guacamole, Blue Corn, Olive, …

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Green Smoothie Bowl from Queen of Quinoa on Good Life Eats

Green Smoothie Bowl

We made it through the holidays…phew! But if you’re anything like me, then you’re feeling a serious need to detox. Written by: Alyssa Rimmer of Queen of Quinoa I feel like from mid-November until late-December, our world revolves around food. We have Thanksgiving, where it’s a day dedicated to eating until we burst. And then …

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Avocado Peach Salsa

Avocado Peach Salsa

It is hard to believe that summer is just around the corner. We’ve had really mild warm weather or cold rainy or snowy weather. I’ve only turned the air conditioner on in the house once so far this year. That feels a little bit awesome. A year ago this time it was practically full on …

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Fall Mexican Rice Bowls

These Fall Mexican Rice Bowls are an easy recipe that I put together a few weeks ago. I was chatting with Chef Connie Guttersen about putting together a new, simple family meal idea. Connie challenged me to create a recipe that aimed for simple, easy, and everyday. She suggested that I develop a recipe that contained …

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homemade spanish rice taco salad bowls

Spanish Rice Taco Salad Bowls

Homemade Spanish Rice loaded with all your favorite taco toppings for a tasty Taco Salad Bowl I don’t have any beautifully styled photos for your today (Just keeping it real here!). Only a recipe for Homemade Spanish Rice and Taco Salad Bowls with a photo snapped on Instagram as that is how our busy summer …

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recipes using feta

Feta Month Round-Up

saladIt’s been a great month experimenting with feta in new recipes and hearing all about what you like to use feta for best. I hope you’ve enjoyed the chance at the giveaways every Friday! Some of my top highlights from the past month: It was great to go out of my routine and try feta …

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Nachos with Zucchini and Black Beans

Zucchini Nachos

It must still be summer here, because I’m still cranking out zucchini from the garden and trying to figure out how to incorporate it into meals without getting sick of it. From pasta with chicken, to pasta with shrimp, to muffins, and more, zucchini has definitely had a frequent spot on our menu this summer. …

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