Lunch

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Picnic season is right around the corner and I like to have some great go-to salads that hold up well in a cooler. This salad is so delicious and colorful and can easily accommodate a lot of different diets since it’s naturally vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free. If you want to add cheese, I would recommend Rainbow Quinoa Salad

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 Lentil Bolognese Sauce

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 Italian Chopped Salad

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 Fall Harvest Grain Bowls

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 Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

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 Chickpea Pasta Primavera

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 Perfect Lemon Chicken