Project Lunch Box

Banana Bread Muffins

January 23, 2013
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Well hello there! Great news y’all ~ I’ve signed on again with the fabulous Attune Foods for 2013. What does that mean? I will be sharing delicious recipes that incorporate at least one Attune Foods cereal (like these Banana Bread Muffins) each month. Head on over there to get this healthy recipe. These muffins are […]

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Sweet Potato “Anytime” Cookies – Vegan

December 28, 2012
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You must be thinking “What the heck is an anytime cookie?” I have posted various healthy breakfasts disguised as cakes and cookies pretty often. I wanted to make it clear to you ~  the fact that all of those recipes should be enjoyed anytime at all. Got it? Great!! Let’s bake some anytime cookies that are a […]

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Broccoli Pesto Sauce & Dip

October 5, 2012
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A few amazing things happened this week. Some of them have to do with food, others not (you will need to hold tight on those.) One amazing thing can be called to attention now. Broccoli Pesto Sauce that doubles as a dip. Thanks to my friend Catherine McCord and her wonderful book Weelicious I now […]

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Spring Pasta with Prosciutto & Peas

June 4, 2012
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This pasta recipe happened when I was working on a gazillion other things. Do you know how that goes? I bet you do. Basically I put myself up for a challenge that looked like this: The final day of shooting the Cooking With Trader Joe’s | Easy LunchBoxes cookbook. I had 5 lunch boxes ready […]

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Layered Quinoa Salad with Beet Vinaigrette

June 1, 2012
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Over here we love quinoa ~ in sweet & savory dishes. For breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! Often I bake with it too. Quinoa is a versatile grain like seed (many folks often mistake this for a grain, it is not.) It’s delicate flavor pairs well with so many things. In my last […]

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Chicken Meatloaf

May 16, 2012
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Are you looking for a quick, convenient, healthy and delicious meal for busy days? Not a problem at all. Bake up some Chicken Meatloaf! Serve this recipe for dinner and then be sure to pack some up in your lunchbox too. This is healthy comfort food your whole family will love. It is also gluten […]

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Step by Step: How to Pack a Lunchbox

May 11, 2012
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Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Marinated Mozzarella

April 16, 2012
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We can all agree that grilled cheese is like the best thing ever, right? I mean who do you know that doesn’t love it? From the moment little ones can chew their food they are hooked on this sammie. Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food that has crunch and oozy gooey melted, glorious cheese! […]

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Chicken & Veggie Sizzle Rice

April 13, 2012
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I love the word sizzle. When I whipped up this recipe and heard the sizzle sounds I got all excited to name this recipe Chicken and Veggie Sizzle Rice. This recipe takes no time at all to prepare. Use whatever veggies and protein you have on hand. Feel free to make it vegan too with […]

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Project LunchBox: 30 Days of Healthy Meals

March 28, 2012
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I have been loving your enthusiasm for Project Lunch Box. Together we have been helping each other pack healthy homemade meals. You guys have been saving money, eating less fast food, staying in shape and losing weight. A BIG congrats to you!! In order to keep up the momentum I will be launching a brand […]

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Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas

March 23, 2012
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Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas. 5 very simple words that are easy to say and even easier to eat! Recently McCormick spices reached out to me to share a recipe from their website. There are many great ones to choose from. I chose these spring peas in celebration of the imminent arrival of warmer weather, the beautiful color green, […]

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Toasted Walnut Spinach Pesto Pasta

February 24, 2012
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We are just about to wrap up our two week trip at our home away from home in the mountains. At the start of out vacation we were welcomed by a huge order or fresh and fabulous food delivered by Black Canyon Foods. This was my first time ordering from these folks and this must […]

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Gluten Free Chicken Skewers

February 15, 2012
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I am so excited to share my latest recipe for Attune Foods. Each month I use one of their awesome products in one of my very own recipe creations. This time I chose their Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice Cereal. These skewers are a healthy, delicious homemade alternative to chicken nuggets you would buy at the […]

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Tropical Granola

January 9, 2012
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Do you remember the mason jars I filled with homemade granola for the holidays? I am so excited to finally share the recipe with you! We have been enjoying this healthy, sweet & crunchy mix for breakfast and snacks. This is a simple and tasty way to treat yourself to all natural whole foods. It […]

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DIY Lunchables for Project Lunchbox: Salami & Cheese

January 5, 2012
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Sometimes the most simple of things can be made even simpler when we take them into our own hands. All it takes is a quick glance at the ingredients of some popular food products to figure out that things might be not quite right. I won’t get to heavy into the politics here but from […]

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