Lentil and swiss chard stew with lemon parsley sauce

As I’ve mentioned before, I love lentils. I find them extremely hearty and comforting. I’ve also recently discovered that I love a green sauce. Parsley or cilantro (or both!), olive oil, something acidic, – blend it all together and it takes a dish seriously up a notch! So put lentils with a green sauce and… Continue reading Lentil and swiss chard stew with lemon parsley sauce

Imitation crab pasta salad aka “Squirmy Salad” – Recipes from Home

Here is another classic family recipe from my trip home. My Dad has been making this pasta salad for over 30 years. It originated in Naples, Florida where my Dad and his late brother would go every year to a family beach house. He would make this pasta salad every year but my Uncle could… Continue reading Imitation crab pasta salad aka “Squirmy Salad” – Recipes from Home

Southern tomato biscuits – Recipes from Home

I live in Colorado now, but I grew up in South Carolina and my parents still live there now. Growing up, I spent most of my summers at our lake house on Lake Murray. Days filled with swimming, tubing, skiing, canoeing and napping – they were truly magical and what I’m most nostalgic for now.… Continue reading Southern tomato biscuits – Recipes from Home

Lentil and carrot tacos with pickled cabbage and chipotle lime sour cream sauce

Lentils are my new favorite food. They are incredibly versatile since you can cook them in a variety of different cuisines. You can make them with Southwestern flavors, Indian flavors, Italian flavors, in soups, in pasta, on sandwiches – there’s no end! Not only are they tasty, but they are FULL of fiber, which is… Continue reading Lentil and carrot tacos with pickled cabbage and chipotle lime sour cream sauce

Veggie burrito bowl with cilantro lime yogurt sauce

Sometimes, I don’t feel like cooking. Since I also don’t feel like overspending on eating out, I cook anyway! On those nights, I like to make a veggie bowl. In my opinion, the main (and interchangeable!) components are 1) grain, 2) veggies, and 3) sauce. You can change up these three things to fit any… Continue reading Veggie burrito bowl with cilantro lime yogurt sauce