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Vegetarian Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

These Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers are a great updated Vegetarian Stuffed Pepper version of the classic Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe. I remember eating stuffed bell peppers as a child. Ours were usually stuffed with a Mexican ground beef, rice and cheese mixture. Consider these Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers an updated version of that classic recipe …

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Supreme Pizza Panini

Pizza Panini

My panini press is a very well used kitchen tool. It’s fast and convenient because it heats the sandwich from both sides and the pressing really helps you jam pack the sandwich with delicious ingredients. Some nights when time is rushed, almost anything pressed between two slices of bread can become a fabulous gourmet sandwich …

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Lighter Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

This Baked Potato Soup from Cooking Light was absolutely perfect. It is simple and comes together incredibly fast with inexpensive ingredients. You can cut additional time off the prep if you microwave the potatoes instead of baking them (Related: How to Bake Potatoes). Or, if you’re thinking ahead of time you can wrap the potatoes …

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Lentil Soup with Smoked Sausage

Lentil Soup with Smoked Sausage

It’s so easy to forget about the foods that don’t look like much, even though they can taste really, really good. Like hit-the-spot kind of good. The kind of good that has you going back for seconds even though you’re already comfortably full. I t’d have to say that lentils are one of those foods. …

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German Pancakes

Pop Up Muffins

This was such a fun and easy breakfast to make for my family. I will go back to this one again and again because of the ease and which it comes together. These Pop Up Muffins, as we called them, also known as German Pancakes are so great for a busy morning when you don’t …

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Panini with Bell Pepper, Spinach, and Mozzarella


For me, lunch is always the worst meal of the week. I’m home alone with 2 kids, one who in his wildest dreams won’t eat anything that mommy eats. Sometimes Madeline eats what I eat, but not always. I’m just not likely to make a big fuss out of lunch when I’m cooking for one …

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