Summer

Ina's summer garden pasta

Ina’s Summer Garden Pasta with Video Tutorial

I make this up in the morning and let it sit out all day, and then at dinner all I have to do is cook up some angel hair pasta (2-3 min) and mix the pasta with the tomato marinade and cheese. Easy peasy! Perfect simple, meatless, weeknight dinner!

Curried chicken salad sandwich

Curried Chicken Salad

Want an easy, tasty, family friendly summer meal that can be made ahead of time? Look no further because this recipe has it all. This is one of our favorite summer meals (well any time of year meal). Its chock full of flavor and can be served up in so many ways that you’ll never get bored.

Arnold Palmer

Homemade Arnold Palmer

This iced tea recipe came from my dad, and it was one of my favorite growing up summertime drinks. You knew it was summer when my dad made up a pitcher of this sun tea. I think my dad created the Arnold Palmer before everyone knew what it was.

Turkey burger

Favorite Turkey Burgers

These are by far our favorite turkey burgers. My kids love them. They’re packed with so much flavor from the Gruyere cheese, mustard,

Miso kale with roasted tofu

Miso Kale Salad with Miso Roasted Tofu

I’m so excited because I’ve found another kale salad that I love just as much as my lacinato kale salad. This is going to be another weekly go-to salad for me. I love this salad so much that I ate a whole head of kale on Friday as well as made a fresh batch up for dinner on Saturday, and had leftovers for lunch on Sunday.

Paul McCartney's refried bean tacos

Paul McCartney’s Refried Bean Tacos

I recently picked a new favorite cookbook called, Meat Free Monday, and came across this refried bean taco recipe from Paul McCartney. It was said to be one of his favorite recipes, so I decided to give it a try.

Couscous cakes

Couscous Cakes

These patties are so easy to make and require a few simple pantry ingredients, AWESOME! I even made the patties earlier in the day and then sautéed them up right before dinner, the perfect make-ahead recipe.

Roasted asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

Roasting asparagus is super quick, (just takes 7 minutes, super easy and totally kid approved. Roasted asparagus is super tasty, and it’s a perfect healthy side to any spring meal.

Roasted red pepper and arugula whole wheat pizza

Roasted Red Pepper and Arugula Whole-Wheat Pizza

My kids loved this pizza, seriously, I’m not lying. They thought the red pepper sauce tasted as good as any tomato sauce, and they didn’t complain about it being on a whole-wheat crust.

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