Archive of ‘Dinner ideas’ category

Spaghetti Squash + Marinara Sauce

  Spaghetti squash doused in marinara sauce. It’s a combination I have seen all over Pinterest. So, I decided to give it a try. I cooked mine in the microwave; cut in half, seeds scooped out, and face down in 1/4 inch of water for about 10 minutes. Then I combined it with my favorite Trader Joe’s […]

Cumin-Lime Marinated Chicken

I love barbecuing chicken breasts on a warm summer evening. Ingredients: Chicken Breasts 2 tsp olive oil 1 rounded tsp ground cumin Fresh squeezed juice of 1/4 lime Dash of sea salt 1/8 tsp pepper Pour ingredients into a bag and let them marinate for the afternoon. I found a link on Pinterest from Kaelyn’s […]

Southwest Quinoa Stuffed Soft Tacos

  Some evenings, cooking dinner is the last thing on my mind. Happens to everyone. Ya know, some nights, I just feel lazy. And that is the beauty of this recipe. It’s healthy, easy, versatile and tastes delish. What more could a momma ask for? Ingredients: 1 clove chopped garlic 2 roma tomatos, chopped (can […]

Watermelon Cilantro Salad

This salad is amazing. I started eating before I took a picture so it did look prettier before. I will make tomorrow and hopefully get something that isn’t half eaten- if I can control myself! 2 c spinach 1 c watermelon 1-2 tbsp cilantro 2 tbsp cranberries 1/2 cucumber chopped 1 tbsp Culinary Treasure’s Organic […]

Roasted Butternut Quinoa Risotto

When I first discovered this recipe, I was was somewhat skeptical of toasting quinoa. I mean, I’m no expert chef here. Just a momma trying to feed her family healthy food! So this was a little intimidating. While it was cooking, I kept thinking, ‘Crap. I’ve ruined it. This is gonna be crap.’ But, I […]

Ratatouille Deliciousness

Today I let my little man help me make ratatouille! We had so much fun making this easy dish together! Ingredients: 1 eggplant 1 yellow squash 1 zucchini 1 red pepper chopped 1 chopped onion 5-6 cloves of minced garlic 1 can organic diced tomatoes 3 twigs of thyme 1/2 cup water 4 tbsp organic […]