Lunch

Lentil Bolognese Sauce

Getting clients to enjoy vegetables in fun and new ways has been a passion of mine for quite some time now. This sauce is one of my favorites to enjoy throughout the week because it reheats nicely and the flavors really meld if you make it a day or two ahead of time. It’s chock-full

Italian Chopped Salad

These winter months can be brutal – especially when the snow just won’t seem to let up! A lot of the time I find food can take me to another place. This salad reminds me so much of summer with it’s sweet heirloom tomatoes and basil. Serve this with a side of soup and a

Fall Harvest Grain Bowls

Grain bowls are a fun way to put together a balanced lunch or dinner. The combination of flavors and colors in this bowl are super satisfying. The nuts, chicken and feta add protein while the grains, apple, kale and sweet potato add fiber. The homemade maple balsamic vinaigrette ties everything together beautifully. If you’re preparing

Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

1. Preheat oven to 425. Place diced veggies on a large sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and roast for 25 minutes, or until nicely caramelized.  2. Place the veggies in a Dutch oven or large saucepan and add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning (or fresh herbs), garlic

Chickpea Pasta Primavera

Even though the weather is still a little chilly out, I have already started to think about spring and all the delicious produce that comes with it. This pasta has a rainbow of veggies and just a touch of cream, lemon and cheese to create a yummy sauce. I used chickpea pasta for even more

Perfect Lemon Chicken

A few days ago, my friend gave me some Meyer lemons from California and that beautiful fresh citrus just brightened my day! Winter is rough, and I feel we need to remember some of the awesome things about winter – like seasonal citrus. While regular lemons are available year round, Meyer lemons are much more

Roasted Broccoli, Sundried Tomato and Romano Frittata

Frittatas are so versatile – if I have a bunch of eggs and veggies in the fridge it’s a no-brainer to whip one up for breakfast or lunch. I love roasted broccoli and had a block of romano cheese staring at me in the fridge so I figured I would pair the two with some

Roasted Root Veggie and Apple Soup with Chicken Sausage

Oh warmth, how I need you. Soups are just what the doctor ordered with all this snowy weather. This soup is so tasty and celebrates all kinds of fall flavors. The combination of sweet, caramelized roasted root veggies, pan-fried chicken sausage and apple cider broth is a perfect balance of sweet and salty. Serve this

Apple Walnut Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

Today I had the pleasure of visiting a local hydroponic greenhouse (Third Day Produce). The variety of lettuce and the different colors were so beautiful. My clients often ask for salads and it’s fun for me to come up with ways to make them exciting. Since it’s fall and apples are amazing right now, I

Butternut Squash Curry

I love curries – especially ones that are chock-full of veggies. This dish is perfect to make at the beginning of the week and enjoy for lunch because it will keep you full until dinner time. And it’s a great meal to make for any of your vegan friends or those with food allergies since