Lunch

Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread {Recipe ReDux}

Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to the next tailgate party with this Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread brimming with flavor and nutrition.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time. For as long as I can remember, hummus has been in the refrigerator of any home I have lived in. My memories of hum… read more »

Top 5 Tips For Packing a Healthy & Delicious School Lunch

Packing lunch for the kids doesn’t have to be a chore. Keep school lunch nutritious, delicious, and varied with these five tips! I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. When I was in grade school, I remember eating a hot lunch every day. My favorite was probably the pasta bake – elbow macaroni with tomato sauce and cheese in casserole form. Not necessarily the best meal for me, but it sure did taste good! When I reached high school, I be… read more »

Your Guide to Back to School Meal Planning

Celebrate Back to School season with these healthy (and fun!) recipe and meal ideas for kids of all ages. Post updated 8/10/16 After a speedy summer, it’s time once again to head back to school! I know most kids have already returned to the classroom, but today is the first day of the 3s for my girls. With the rush to buy notebooks, crayons, markers, and new backpacks, we almost forget to prepare school lunches and snacks in advance. As you know, when meal planning and prep are left for the last minute the… read more »

Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Corn and Black Bean Quinoa is a light, summery gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly salad that’s great as a side dish or for lunch on it’s own. Try it with fresh corn before summer ends or enjoy all year round with frozen corn! I’ve had this recipe sitting on my desk since I made it for our first barbecue of the summer – boy how time flies! With the end of summer nearing, it’s now or never to share this easy side dish with you so you can enjoy it at one of your last summer… read more »

Greek Zucchini Pie {Recipe ReDux}

Golden crisp on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, this savory zucchini pie with mint speaks summer. When we moved into our house almost three years ago, my husband suggested I start a vegetable garden. As much as I wanted to, I didn’t feel like I could really take on the work and upkeep that would be required for this project (remember, I had 6-month old twins at the time!). Hubby then reduced his suggestion to me growing some herb plants, but yet again, I didn’t feel like it was some… read more »