meal prep: whole wheat orzo with lemon, zucchini & goat cheese

A summery pasta salad for your meal-prep lunch rotation. Fresh zucchini and squash come together with bright notes of lemon & garlic with the extra bite of whole-wheat orzo. Topped with tangy, creamy goat cheese crumbles and crunchy almonds, this best-served-cold pasta salad is perfect for meal prep or even a picnic potluck salad. Wishing… Continue reading meal prep: whole wheat orzo with lemon, zucchini & goat cheese

spaghetti squash carbonara with sweet green peas

Hey, I have absolutely nothing against pasta, but sometimes it is nice to lighten things up a bit. A simple truth: spaghetti squash will never be pasta. But that doesn't mean it can't be delicious. Especially when you don't have to sacrifice the cheesy, creamy goodness with crispy, garlicky pancetta of a traditional carbonara. We… Continue reading spaghetti squash carbonara with sweet green peas

butternut squash gnocchi with garlic-thyme brown butter

Now into the third trimester of pregnancy, the baby nursery set up is in full-force around here these days. With so many other items on my to-do list besides cooking, recipes that can be made in large batches and frozen for a quick and easy future dinner have my full attention. That's exactly what this… Continue reading butternut squash gnocchi with garlic-thyme brown butter

peach, prosciutto, goat cheese & arugula pizza with balsamic honey drizzle

If ever there was a pizza that encapsulates the flavors of summer, this is it. Peaches are at their peak in the heat of summer and it is always nice to lighten up a classic dinner favorite like pizza when the temperatures outside may rival the temperature in your oven. We recently went to Fredericksburg,… Continue reading peach, prosciutto, goat cheese & arugula pizza with balsamic honey drizzle