Roasted Broccoli and Carrots

Roasted Broccoli and Carrots

When I first came across a roasted broccoli recipe early in my cooking life as a mom (possibly this one from Bon Appetit magazine?), I thought it was a miracle. Suddenly my broccoli was crispy, salty, and spicy, and I couldn’t get enough of it. Over time, I’ve tried the same technique with all sorts …

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Polenta Scramble

Polenta Scramble

I have nothing against tofu. Pan-fried, baked, blended into desserts – it’s all good. Tofu and I are definitely friends. But tofu scrambles? Pass. I’ve tried my fair share of tofu scramble recipes, and they’ve all ended up tasting like garlic-y or cumin-y mush. Maybe one day I’ll become a tofu scramble person, but – for now, …

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Parmesan Gnocchi Soup

Parmesan Gnocchi Soup

We dropped down to 96 degrees here in Phoenix this week, that makes it soup weather!! Okay not really, but I was in the mood for Parmesan Gnocchi Soup. That’s my story and I’m sticking with it. 😉  This simple soup is loaded with healthy vegetables, rich chicken stock, and the added flavor of a …

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Sauteed Zucchini and Carrots

Sauteed Zucchini and Carrots

This may not come as a surprise to any of you, but I am not a huge fan of vegetables. Have you noticed? I like them best when pureed in a soup {like this Roasted Cauliflower and Garlic or Roasted Carrot}, or tossed into a stir-fry {like this Chicken Teriyaki or Paleo Chicken Stir-Fry}! Carrots and …

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Fabulous Quick Lobster Bisque

Fabulous Quick Lobster Bisque

I’ve been making quick lobster bisque for many years now and I think I have it perfected! While getting whole lobsters and using the shells to make your own stock is wonderful, it is possible to make a great, yes even fabulous, lobster bisque with frozen lobster meat. It just takes a little layering of …

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