Monthly Archives: January 2013

Snacks for the Big Game!

When I was growing up, joining my family and friends for a Super Bowl party meant not paying close attention to the game (well, maybe only the commercials) and making multiple trips to the food table which was filled with an array of salty snacks and sweet treats. Sound familiar? If you are maintaining that

Spinach Salad with Clementine Vinaigrette and Homemade Croutons

It’s citrus season! There are so many delicious varieties of citrus fruits to choose from, but my favorite are clementines. They’re sweet, juicy and super easy to peel. After visiting a local co-op which had some beautiful fruit and veggies to choose from, I decided to make a clementine vinaigrette and serve it over leafy

Moroccan Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos

I figured it was only fair to my meat lovers to post what I made for dinner tonight. Red meat is sometimes seen as an unhealthy choice, but it doesn’t have to be. This meal uses lean beef which fills you up quickly and provides less than 10g of fat (mostly the “good for you”

Vegetarian Favorites!

Since I moved to Iowa, I rarely see people eating vegetarian (the meat is quality, I get it!). Having worked at a vegetarian catering company before taking this job, I still have an appreciation for eating meatless meals now and then. I’m a veggie freak so it’s not too difficult for me to throw a

Lemon Pepper Chicken Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons

People seem to love Caesar salad. Its creamy and tangy dressing is a perfect pairing with freshly cooked chicken breast and crispy romaine lettuce. However, it’s always so calorie dense! I took a look at the original recipe and thought about how to mimic those flavors without adding calories. I was pleasantly surprised by the