Tag: lunch

Everything Bagel Salad

This post contains affiliate links We have some pretty amazing restaurants here in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  We have an excellent cupcake shop, yummy pizza, a few great breweries and a few higher-end restaurants with really tasty food. One thing I miss about Chicagoland, are bagels.  Real bagels. That is chewy on […]

Hawaiian Tuna Salad Sandwiches

This post is sponsored by Pepperidge Farm, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. This past month, my husband and I discovered the ultimate secret to making traveling with our kids easier.  We started traveling with a small backpack cooler of sandwiches in tow!  This makes our […]

Chickpea gyros with dairy-free Tzatziki sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ProgressIsPerfection  #CBias  #CollectiveBias These chickpea gyros are perfect and comforting.  They are flavorful and make an excellent meatless dinner or lunch. If you’re a frequent visitor to this website, then you know that I love […]

Sheet Pan Cuban Sandwiches

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Mazola® Corn Oil. All opinions are mine alone. #SimpleSwap #CollectiveBias One thing I love about my work, writing about food, is discovering new food products and ways to use them. I actually learn a lot about how to cook for […]

Brown Sugar and Butter Frozen Ham in the Instant Pot

As a child, I never liked ham.  I was actually traumatized by it.  Especially since there were several years where my family made ham instead of turkey on Thanksgiving!  Talk about the ultimate crime! But these days, ham might just be the most prevalent food around here.  My kids just love it.  […]

Crispy Fish Fillet Greek Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #GortonsMealTime  #TrustGortons #CollectiveBias The calendar is a little funny in 2018 for us Catholics.   Easter is on April Fools Day and Ash Wednesday lands on Valentines Day!  With both Valentines Day and the kick […]

Instant Pot Pad Thai Chicken

This post contains affiliate links  Before I get into this recipe, I want to let you know that I am compiling a master list of all my Instant Pot recipes, just in case you are looking for more recipes to make. If you’re a frequent reader of this blog, then you […]

Vegan Cuban Sandwich

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #tailgatewithatwist #seasonalsolutions #CollectiveBias One thing that I love about developing recipes is the challenge of  re-creating recipes that fit someone’s dietary needs or lifestyle.  I have multiple friends and family members who follow […]

Minestrone Chili

Here in Iowa, this fall has been warm.   I have been in the mood to make some chili or a big pot of soup for weeks.  So, when it finally seemed cool enough to make some,  I couldn’t decide what to make.   And then Minestrone Chili was born. I have […]