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 … Read more

Meatless Monday #Recipe: Fettuccine with Chardonnay Sauce and Fresh Broccoli (#vegan)

meatless monday

My husband and I are trying to reduce the amount of meat our family eats and have started participating in the Meatless Monday movement to find new recipes. Reducing your meat consumption is good for the environment, your health AND your wallet! While I find it relatively easy to find vegetarian meals, most use an … Read more

Join the Meatless Monday Challenge with this Cashew Fried Rice #scjgreenerchoices

Over the past few years, a movement called “Meatless Monday” surfaced that encourages families to choose alternatives to meat on Mondays. It’s small step to help improve your family’s health and the health of the planet. Sometimes it is hard to come up with vegetarian dishes that the whole family will enjoy but this one … Read more

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 … Read more

Ravioli with Creamy Spinach Pasta Sauce Recipe

This Ravioli with Creamy Spinach Pasta Sauce Recipe is sponsored by The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA). All opinions are my own. For more inspiration during #FrozenFoodMonth, be sure to check out delicious ideas from NFRA at EasyHomeMeals.com #MFFM2020 If you are looking for a meatless dinner recipe this month, pasta is a … Read more

Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe with Spinach and Apricots

Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe with Spinach and Apricots

This healthy quinoa salad recipe was a delicious last minute creation that I threw together after a haphazard inventory of my pantry. I had fresh spinach and wanted to use it for something other than green smoothies. I had a container of quinoa so I headed to Pinterest to find some quinoa salad recipes.  Since I didn’t have … Read more

Middle Eastern Inspired Pureed Vegetable Soup Recipe

Bowl of Pureed Soup

One of the things I love most about the chilly weather is that it inspires me to make homemade soup.  I love tossing ingredients into a pot and letting them simmer away, infusing the entire kitchen with warm, delicious smells.  This pureed vegetable soup recipe is loaded with healthy vegetables and made creamy with the … Read more

Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

This post about natural ways to lower your cholesterol is sponsored but all opinions expressed here are my own. I worked in the pharmacy for 15 years. I firmly believe that pharmaceutical products save lives, however, I also believe that they shouldn’t be the first solution you turn to. Many health problems can be solved with … Read more