baking · breakfast · vegetarian

Stuffed Poblano Breakfast Bake

When you're limiting your diet to lean proteins like chicken, turkey, and seafood---trying to think of new meals centered around those three things can get tough. There's only so much you can do to chicken before you start to get burned out and bored. Seafood can get expensive, so that's a once-in-a-blue-moon type dinner. And… Continue reading Stuffed Poblano Breakfast Bake

baking · dinner · one pan · turkey

White Bean & Turkey Sausage Gnocchi

You guys. You won't believe this. I got sick. Again. That's three different illnesses in two weeks. How is that even possible?! What curse did I stumble into? I've got a cough, congestion, and that's about it. I don't feel bad and I've got no fever so I guess it's just a regular cold? I'm… Continue reading White Bean & Turkey Sausage Gnocchi

Salad · Sides · vegetable

Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad

Sweet rice. Hot fried chicken. Jambalaya. Squash patties. Potato salad. Those are all foods that my mom makes that are my favorite. The list is much, much longer though. Trash cake, Francine salad, cherry pie, gumbo, chicken fried steak...like I said, it's a pretty long list. I'm sure I get my culinary traits from my mom. We… Continue reading Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad

dinner · Meatless Monday · vegetarian

Pinto Bean Chili with Corn and Winter Squash

I know we're still two days out from September 1st, but I can't contain my excitement any longer. I've decided to give you all a sneak peek at what's to come for "Squash September". In case you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks, I'll give you a rundown on what Squash… Continue reading Pinto Bean Chili with Corn and Winter Squash

pasta · Salad

Mexican Macaroni Salad

It's so, so, so hot outside. It's sticky hot. Knees-sweating hot. I-can't-stand-5-minutes-out-here hot. When it's this incessantly hot outside, I don't feel like eating---much less cooking. Sandwiches, salads, and cold chicken are my best friends in the summertime. I decided to try my hand at grilling for the first time ever yesterday (I'll have much more on that tomorrow) and needed… Continue reading Mexican Macaroni Salad