Meatless Monday Recipe: Mango, Black Bean and Rice Salad

Meatless Monday Recipe: Mango, Black Bean and Rice Salad

I have been compensated for the articles I write for SC Johnson but all opinions expressed here are my own. In order to save both time and energy, I try to find recipes that use as little cooking as possible!  Time is short and there are lot more enjoyable things to do then spend hours in the kitchen.  Come check out my recent meatless Monday recipe on the SC Johnson Greener Choices blog.  It uses black beans for a protein boost, fresh vegetables and the tropical flavor of mangoes for a little added sweetness. Make the rice ahead of time for a quick and easy weeknight meal I have been compensated for the articles I write for SC Johnson but all opinions expressed here are my own. … [Read more...]

Pesto Macaroni and Cheese with Spinach #Recipe for #MeatlessMonday

Pesto Macaroni and Cheese with Spinach #Recipe for #MeatlessMonday

This pesto macaroni and cheese recipe is part of an ongoing collaboration with SC Johnson for which I am compensated.  All opinions expressed here are my own. Going meatless in my house is easy as long as one of the vegetarian options frequently offered includes macaroni and cheese. Although purchasing macaroni and cheese from a box is vegetarian, I prefer to make my own so I can control the ingredients in the dish. Come check out my recipe for pesto macaroni and cheese that uses whole wheat pasta, real cheese, fresh milk and even some green veggies to boost its health factor!     What is your favorite Meatless Monday meal? … [Read more...]

Creative Uses for Your Tin Cans #SCJgreenerchoices #spon

Creative Uses for Your Tin Cans #SCJgreenerchoices #spon

This post about creative uses for your tin cans is sponsored by SC Johnson but all opinions expressed are my own. I've found that a lot of the products I purchase come in tin cans. While I always recycle them, I also try to find creative ways to re-purpose them.  Remember,  as a first step, properly clean each can and file any sharp edges. Consider lining the edges with Duct or masking tape for extra protection.  Also, please supervise your children during these crafts.   You can check out the directions for a tin can birdfeeder or head over and check out my post on the SC Johnson Greener Choices blog for some other ideas.   Disclaimer:  I have been compensated for the articles I write for SC Johnson but all opinions expressed are my own. … [Read more...]

Tips to Eat More Local This Year #SCJgreenerchoices #spon

Tips to Eat More Local This Year #SCJgreenerchoices #spon

These tips to eat more local this year are sponsored by SC Johnson but all opinions expressed are my own. With spring comes an abundance of fruits and vegetables at the grocery store. There are a number of ways to reduce the carbon footprint of your diet, one of which is to eat locally produced foods. Come check out my article on the SC Johnson Greener Choices blog to learn a few tips to help you eat more local foods! Disclaimer:  I have been compensated for the articles I write for SC Johnson but all opinions expressed are my own. … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday #Recipe:  Italian Brown Rice with Lentils #Scjgreenerchoices

Meatless Monday #Recipe: Italian Brown Rice with Lentils #Scjgreenerchoices

This meatless Monday recipe is sponsored by SC Johnson but all opinions expressed are my own. Coming up with a high-protein, meatless meal can be easy if you keep your pantry stocked with a few key ingredients. One item on my list of ‘must-have’ pantry staples is lentils. Including them in your diet provides protein and plenty of fiber and iron, as well. This recipe for Italian Brown Rice with Lentils is an easy, one-pot meal that requires little attention and offers plenty of nutrition!  Come check out the recipe on the SC Johnson Greener Choices blog and tell me what you think.   Disclaimer:  I have been compensated for the articles I write for SC Johnson but all opinions expressed are my own. … [Read more...]