Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza

This Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza is a tasty, vegetarian lunch or light dinner ready in less than 30 minutes

Flatbread Pizza

August is not a month people are known to pull out the apron and cook all day in the kitchen. Back to school, end of summer, crazy heat, it all points to “please don’t make me spend over 30 minutes in the kitchen”

With that in mind, I made some pizza. Probably one of my favorite meals to make when I have no time or no desire to cook. [Read more…]


Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Delicious roasted vegetables plus flavorful blue cheese tossed with quinoa makes for a tasty and nourishing side dish or light meal

Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Roasted vegetables are my favorite things on Earth. I could eat roasted vegetables every day, and pretty much every vegetable tastes good roasted. Ok, so not celery but every other one I can think of is delicious.

They’re basically person. Roasted vegetables are simple to make. They taste great, and it’s super easy to eat a lot of vegetables in one sitting since the vegetables cook down so much. You can add them to so many things to improve the taste and nourishing benefits… grilled cheese, salsa, sauce, soup, and hummus. Yay for more veggies! [Read more…]


Chicken, Bacon and Spinach Pasta

A lemony, creamy, and cheesy sauce coats this chicken and veggie-loaded pasta dish. Crumbled bacon on top makes it even better!

Chicken, Bacon and Spinach Pasta

Truth be told, I made this recipe months ago when I was about to move when most of my inspiration came from me trying to use everything in my kitchen so I didn’t have to go to the store. Buying more groceries to fill my already full fridge was not an appealing option. [Read more…]

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an easy, light and refreshing make-ahead lunch that are perfect for summer

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an easy, light and refreshing make-ahead lunch that are perfect for summer

This past weekend I spent three glorious days with 3 of my best friends for a girl’s weekend. While we felt sad that some of our other friends couldn’t make it, we had an amazing weekend!

We were in Grayton Beach, and the weather could not have been any more perfect. The sun was brightly shining, the wind was blowing, and the white sandy beaches were hardly crowded.


Every morning, we woke up without alarm clocks, had a leisurely breakfast, took a bike ride, then trekked out to the beach with our chairs, towels, books, ice chest filled with water & adult beverages, and lunch/snacks. [Read more…]