Light and Healthier

Wild Rice, Orzo & Mushroom Pasta

Wild Rice, Orzo & Mushroom Pasta

Share List Yum! I love wild rice – a love that probably traces back to my upbringing in northern Minnesota. My grandpa used to harvest wild rice and we always had it in the pantry. These days it’s a bit harder to find, and more […]

Easy Italian Mozzarella Chicken Recipe

Easy Italian Mozzarella Chicken Recipe

Share List I’m always looking for ways to eat chicken that are a) tasty; b) healthful; and c) not grilled chicken breast.  To be honest, chicken breast is probably my least favorite cut – I’m a thigh girl.  But sometimes they’re on sale – or […]

Chicken Cabbage Stir Fry

Chicken Cabbage Stir Fry

Share List I am always on the lookout for low calorie, fast, simple, and tasty recipes – and this one is a winner.  Fast, tasty, and flexible – use it to clean out the fridge and use up the odds and ends in your veggie […]

Making Gamey Game Taste Great

Making Gamey Game Taste Great

Share List I have – over the years – had a love-dislike relationship with Elk and Venison from Colorado.  It’s not the corn/grain fed venison of my youth in Minnesota, which I always thought was beef.  My husband and son are both hunters, and last […]

Zoodle Caprese Salad

Zoodle Caprese Salad

Share List I. Love. Caprese. Salad – but making it for a crowd can be a bit of a pain – and expensive if you want really good tomatoes & mozzarella.  This salad combines a new technique – zoodles – with a classic salad.  I […]

Make Ahead Omelette Fillings

Make Ahead Omelette Fillings

Share List I love Omelettes – but on busy mornings they’re a pain in the butt to put together.  Sauteeing the filling, then cooking the eggs – lots of steps.  I figured out a way to cut back on prep time, which cuts back on […]