Caprese salad is traditionally just fresh mozzarella cheese, basil leaves, and tomatoes. Generally balsamic vinegar and olive oil are paired with it as the dressing, but I am just not a balsamic fan, so I drown mine in olive oil alone. I had the notion to put all these ingredients under the broiler, and it was a very tasty idea. Continue reading “Broiled Caprese Salad”
I really do make a lot of classic meals like spaghetti, although I’ve learned to pump them full of veggies. I know there are many necessary food groups, but the main one that the majority of Americans don’t eat enough of is vegetables. The only one I like to snack on is carrots, so I try to do that regularly, but I’m not much of a salad person and I always go for the sweets at breakfast, so supper is where I can load up. Plus I always make enough for leftovers, so I get another dose at lunch most days. Continue reading “Healthy Spaghetti Sauce”
I got these little beauties from a health magazine years ago, and I’ve loved them ever since. I was recently cleaning out my recipe book and saw them. I knew they’d be perfect for a summer meals, since they’re easy and light.
Continue reading “Zucchini Boats”
I was never able to successfully make pita bread until today. I found a good recipe, followed it closely, and did a little dance when they puffed up in the oven!
I hope you’ve been following along with the meals I’ve been making this month, it’s been fun and challenging to do every night! I have realized how often I go without meat, too. Summer’s always a good time to make light meals and ditching meat is kind of natural when you up your veggie intake like we’ve been trying to do.
Continue reading “Homemade Pita Bread & Tzatziki”
I think I make this perfect pizza once a week or so. The crust has yet to fail me, so I thought I should share! Continue reading “Perfect Pizza”