Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

I really love stuffed peppers and find I’m often playing around with various fillings, ranging from different meats, grains and spices. I love the tried and true meat and rice filling, reminiscent of my childhood and inspiration for my Stuffed Pepper Soup, but I also wanted a hearty, vegetarian option to add to my stuffed pepper rotation. For this recipe, I used quinoa and black … Continue reading Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

I feel like I’m emerging from a coma. This week our family was hit particularly hard by a nasty little cold virus. I feel a bit like I’m whining since I know several families with young ones have recently battled stomach bugs and the flu virus, which are WAY worse, but this cold virus threw us for a loop, including making my toddler wake up … Continue reading Individual Chicken Pot Pies

Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup

Wow – this has been a month of good eating! So many Christmas cookies, all-inclusive buffets, rich holiday foods, and delicious party┬áhors d’oeuvres. All amazing food, no doubt, but its time to move past all those delicious, rich foods and build back the resolve to eat delicious, healthier foods. This soup is the perfect recipe to do just that. We made a similar version in … Continue reading Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup