Hummus Zoodles

Hummus Zoodles

I’ve hinted at this recipe for the past few weeks with my “What’s in the Box?” series, but it’s time to share it officially. With the bounty of zucchini and summer squash arriving in my delivery each week, hummus zoodles have become my go-to summer lunch. I love them because they requires no cooking–only spiralizing, chopping and scooping–and uses […]

Single-Serve Coffee Yogurt Cup

Coffee Yogurt Cup

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  Both Paul and I eat Greek yogurt at least once a day, so it’s a constant in our fridge and on the shopping list. Those little individual cups are so convenient! Paul’s favorite is the blueberry Chobani, while I’m partial to strawberry-banana and the Fage cups with […]

Creamy Zoodles with Leeks and Mushrooms

Creamy Zoodles with Mushrooms and Leeks

I mentioned in last week’s What’s in the Box? post that I used my zucchini from the delivery to make a creamy zoodle dish. Well, this is that recipe. Normally I’d serve zoodles with a hearty tomato and meat sauce, but I decided to try something different. I took a little inspiration from Gordon Ramsay’s mushroom, […]

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice

A good friend of mine recently put out a call on Facebook for low-carb lunch ideas. Eating too many carbs (and not enough protein) is something I personally struggle with. Just ask MyFitnessPal. But, I have been doing a better job lately by replacing rice and pasta with other starchy foods that are higher in […]

Gin-Basil Lemonade Cocktail

gin basil lemonade

I’m not really one for making cocktails at home. I’ll mix the occasional gin and tonic, and I’m not above blending a shot of rum into a smoothie or adding Bailey’s to my hot cocoa after a long day. But most of the time, my drink of choice at home is simple: a bottle of beer […]

Braised Lentils with Beets and Greens

roasted beets with lentils

I’m always on the lookout for recipes that I can make in one batch and eat for lunch all week. Lentils are a great basis for this, and help add protein and bulk to the dish. Plus, they freeze and reheat well so I can stash any leftovers for future lunches. You can cook lentils just […]

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

falafel

This post is the third part of a series. Learn how to make pan-fried falafel and tzatziki to fill your pita! You might not think of pita bread as something you can–or should–make at home. The idea had certainly never occurred to me. Then one day I was checking out FoodWishes.com and saw a video for […]

Tzatziki Sauce

falafel

This post is the second part of a series. Learn how to make pan-fried falafel to go with your tzatziki here, and check back next week for a homemade pita recipe. Falafel has become a regular meal in our household, in part because it freezes so well. It’s easy to make a big batch of […]

Pan-Fried Falafel

falafel

Falafel is one of my favorite things to get whenever we go to Aladdin’s or another Mediterranean restaurant. It’s fried and crispy but not too heavy, and full of flavor. The good news is, it’s also cheap and easy to make at home. With some dried chickpeas, a few spices and some pantry staples, you […]

Kiwi Oatmeal

I have gone most of my adult life thus far thinking that I did not like kiwi. I don’t know if I had a bad experience as a kid or what, but for many years I avoided kiwi at all costs. However, in the spirit of trying new things (or re-trying old ones), when I […]