Let's get this out in the open now: riced cauliflower is bland. If you open a bag of cooked cauliflower rice and expect to be blown away by its taste---I'm sorry. It's not going to happen. Cauliflower rice desperately yearns for seasoning. Even if it's as simple as a little pat of butter, salt and… Continue reading Verde Chicken Bowl
While I was at Trader Joe's the other day, I found this little pre-packaged sandwich in their ready-to-eat section. It was turkey, cranberry and pecan salad with arugula on a wheat roll---and it was FANTASTIC. The only thing I didn't like: celery was on it. If you know me, you know celery is my archnemesis.… Continue reading Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad
One thing that I have noticed while on my cuisine quest is that a large majority of the population does not like cauliflower. My stepdad is one of them. So is my husband. In fact, I would say a good 90% of the people I know do not like cauliflower. I find that hard to… Continue reading Greek Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Bowls
Since our epic snow storm busted over the course of 24 hours, I found myself with nothing to do this weekend. I cleaned. I played around with some makeup. I made chex mix. I entertained the cats. That was all before 9:24 a.m. yesterday. What the heck was I going to do for the rest… Continue reading Pesto Shrimp & Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner
Does anyone know how to pronounce 'gnocchi'? I've been saying it like 'no-key' my whole life and I have no idea if that's right or not. I'm just assuming the 'g' is silent. I've heard people pronounce it like 'noque-ee' before, with a more French-like annunciation on the 'no' sound. Who is right? I was… Continue reading Chicken & Gnocchi Soup
Don't you love when you get a sudden lightning bolt of inspiration and then create something beautiful from it? I do. That's exactly what happened to me in this dish. I had opened my fridge one day and was staring at all of the half empty bottles of jam, dressings, and sauces. I spotted my… Continue reading Chicken Caesar Zoodles
Who need chicken noodle soup when you can make it better? And I mean MUCH better. Season chicken in Greek seasoning and cook this soup with orzo, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, and kalamata olives. Soup has never tasted better!