Recipes & Adventures

My Favorite: 2-Minute Smoothies

My Favorite: 2-Minute Smoothies

Servings: 2 Ready In: 2 minutes Good For: Breakfast About this Recipe When you have a few basic ingredients on hand in the fridge and freezer, a healthy breakfast smoothie comes together in no time! The best part is that the “recipe” is extremely flexible....

“Everything Pizza” Pasta

“Everything Pizza” Pasta

Servings: 6 Ready In: 20 minutes Good For: Lunch or Dinner (great as leftovers!) About this Recipe  This dish sits at the intersection of comforting pasta dish and addictive pizza! It’s less of a recipe than a template for whatever ingredients you have on hand,...

Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken Soup

Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken Soup

Servings: about 6 Ready In: 30 minutes Good For: Dinner (& the soul) About this Recipe I’m in love with this quick and easy pressure-cooker chicken soup – so much that I’ve made it twice in the past week because we can’t get enough of it. My son loves it, and it’s...

Zucchini Boats

Zucchini Boats

This flavorful dish is quick enough to be a weeknight staple, but flavorful enough to be a family favorite. This version uses Mexican flavors, but you can easily change up the ingredients, using different spices and cheese to suit your tastes. For an Italian version,...

The Big Trifecta Birthday Party – And Daniel’s Cake!

The Big Trifecta Birthday Party – And Daniel’s Cake!

They say the 1st birthday party is more to celebrate the parents making it through the first year than for the newly minted one-year-old. That may be true, but when child and parents all have birthdays in the same week – and they’re all milestone birthdays – that’s an...

My Favorite Granola

My Favorite Granola

Servings: about 12 Ready In: 1.5 hours Good For: Eating! About this Recipe In my 20’s I wasn’t a big granola-eater. I always shied away from the store-bought stuff because of the high fat/sugar content and/or cardboard taste. But this granola changed all that....