Category Archive: Mains

Zucchini Boats

I’m learning things through this cooking process. For instance, not all recipes are created equal. Like this one from Taste of Home. It seemed pretty simple – not many spices or flavorings, and… Continue reading

Tuna, Black Bean Quesadillas with Zucchini and Mushrooms

Really I just googled “tuna, black beans” and this recipe for quesadillas came up – which I didn’t follow, but which was enough to inspire me to make what I did: Sautéed chopped… Continue reading

Kale Pesto

This recipe I got from the amazing Food 52. I had a bunch of basil left over from the delicious eggplant parm and so obviously thought of pesto, but then wanted something a… Continue reading

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Wow this one was good! I got the recipe from Food and Wine Magazine – the actual magazine, from the subscription from my lovely brother! Anyway, I’ve never tried to make traditional eggplant… Continue reading

Country Style Beef Stew

This is such a simple recipe from About Southern Food , but the results are so comforting and delicious – I keep coming back to it. I basically followed it, with one major… Continue reading

Aduki Beans and Arugula with Sweet Potatoes and Beets

The good thing about cooking healthy food is that if it doesn’t turn out, well, at least it’s good for you!! Maybe I made inappropriate changes, or maybe it wouldn’t have been great… Continue reading

Goat Cheese Pizza with Sweet Potatoes and Beets

I had thrown all these sweet potatoes and beets in the oven to roast when I made the Savory French Toast (you know, multitasking) and then wanted to make dinner out of them.… Continue reading

Savory French Toast Bake

This was an insanely delicious and out-of-the-ordinary take on French toast that I highly recommend! It sort of combines French toast with your favorite omelette, so really you can put in it anything… Continue reading

Pumpkin Lasagna

This recipe from Food Mayhem definitely seemed a little weird at first because of the combination of ingredients: Fresh MOZZARELLA Ricotta Butter GARLIC Pumpkin Brown SUGAR Maple syrup CINNAMON Nutmeg Salt PEPPER Lasagna… Continue reading

Mixed Rice with Black Beans and Broccoli

This was one of those “I have broccoli and black beans – what can I do with them?” I found a recipe from Finding Joy in my Kitchen that gave me the blueprint… Continue reading