Lunch

Summer Salads: Watermelon Mint Salad + Rosemary Chicken Salad

There are a few things I (Lauren) cannot help but crave during these hot summer days. Right now it’s fresh herbs, watermelon, and ice cold salads, so I thought I’d share a couple of my go-to salad recipes. These salads are not only hearty and filling, but they pack a punch of delicious flavors that will keep you coming back for more.  First up let’s talk about the refreshing, irresistible summer staple; watermelon! I have no problem scarfing down an entire bowl in one sitting. Watermelons are mostly water — about 92 percent — …

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This Festive Self-Serve Fajita Taco Bar is What I’ll Be Dreaming About all Summer

Please don’t think I’m crazy, but I’ve been dreaming of this taco board for a very long time. I’m a total sucker for a cheese board and love that you can put one out at happy hour or for a casual get together and people can serve themselves and graze at their leisure. There’s no official call to serving time and no end to the options and combinations you can present. So if a cheese board is such a great idea, why stop there? Because as much as I love cheese, it’s safe to say it pales in comparison to my …

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Crispy Carnitas Taco Bowl Recipe

This delicious taco bowl recipe combines crispy pulled pork with beans, veggies, rice and so much flavor! It’s so easy to make and sure to be a weeknight dinner favorite! This recipe is part of our 2-for-1 recipe series. The idea is that you cook once, but get two completely different meals out of it. Last week we presented the super easy, flavorful Pulled Pork Stuffed Japanese Potato but it doesn’t end there. Now we are going to take that leftover delicious, juicy pork and create something totally different with it. This Crispy …

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5 Ingredient Vegan Cumin Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

There are so many reasons why I love this Cumin Sweet Potato Soup recipe, but the main reason right now is that I have two bags of sweet potatoes in my pantry. The second is that in addition to said sweet potatoes this recipe only calls for four other ingredients (if you don’t count salt and water). Parker’s first preschool always served a wide variety of soups for lunchtime at school and it was so eye opening to me that soup could be a great food for kids. It’s such a clever way to get kids to eat their veggies or …

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