Pico de Gallo Salsa

  Pico de Gallo is an authentic Mexican salsa made with fresh ingredients such as tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, and cilantro.  This is my favorite salsa recipe.  It has a bit of a kick to it.  If it is too spicy for you, just decrease the amount of jalapeno used in the recipe.  Serve with tortillaContinue reading “Pico de Gallo Salsa”

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Basil Pesto Chicken Pasta

  Basil pesto chicken pasta is the perfect weeknight summer dinner. Fresh basil pesto combined with cherry tomatoes,mozzarella, chicken, arugula, and short cut pasta; this couldn’t be easier to prepare. In this recipe, I used my simple homemade basil pesto and a store bought rotisserie chicken.  If you have a little extra to prepare, roastContinue reading “Basil Pesto Chicken Pasta”

Greek Quinoa Salad

  Quinoa is an ancient seed from South America. When cooked, it takes on a mild nutty flavor.  Although it is technically not a grain, it cooks similarly and can be substituted in many recipes if you’re looking for a healthier alternative.  Quinoa is rich in protein, potassium, iron, and other essential vitamins and minerals.Continue reading “Greek Quinoa Salad”

Individual Spaghetti Squash Lasagnas

  Spaghetti Squash Lasagna is the perfect example of healthy comfort food.  Cheesy and saucy, yet mostly squash. Spaghetti squash is a winter squash.  When roasted, spaghetti squash separates into thin strands similar to spaghetti noodles.  When I am craving baked pasta, but I want to be healthy, this is what I turn to.  TrustContinue reading “Individual Spaghetti Squash Lasagnas”