Italian Turkey Sausage Stuffed​ Squash with Sauteed Kale & Zuchinni

The was basically the easiest dinner ever and mainly because you know I'm all about reducing food waste. By being better about using ALL of my leftovers so the catalyst was the leftover sauteed kale & zucchini from this dinner. I also bought this adorable squash from the farmers market that week which was perfect for … Continue reading Italian Turkey Sausage Stuffed​ Squash with Sauteed Kale & Zuchinni

Seared Scallops with Farmers Market Squash & Tomato Quinoa Fussili, Purple Kale Salad, and Parsley Vinaigrette

This meal was an interesting experiment and although I did end up cooking it all pretty nicely, it was a gentle reminder that I still don't really love scallops despite wishing that I did. However, if you do fancy yourself a scallop lover though I think you'll really like this meal as it was simple … Continue reading Seared Scallops with Farmers Market Squash & Tomato Quinoa Fussili, Purple Kale Salad, and Parsley Vinaigrette

Farmers Market Sunday Supper: Lemon Dijon Chicken with Grilled Yellow Squash & Rainbow Chard Summer Salad

With temps in the 90s in Chicago in late September, this meal of Lemon Dijon Chicken with Grilled Yellow Squash & Rainbow Chard Summer Salad was summer inspired despite technically being in fall. I have, sadly, had little chance to stop by farmers markets this summer so when the opportunity presented itself on a recent … Continue reading Farmers Market Sunday Supper: Lemon Dijon Chicken with Grilled Yellow Squash & Rainbow Chard Summer Salad

KitchFix Lunch Day 2: Mahi-Mahi with Salsa Verde over Arugula, Quinoa & Roasted Zucchini

I gotta be honest, again I was SO pleasantly surprised by this meal from KitchFix. Today's lunch was Mahi-Mahi with Salsa Verde over Arugula, Quinoa & Roasted Zucchini and while there were heating instructions I chose to eat it as a cold salad and I would highly recommend that. Note in the pictures below it did … Continue reading KitchFix Lunch Day 2: Mahi-Mahi with Salsa Verde over Arugula, Quinoa & Roasted Zucchini

Easy Dinner: Italian Sausage, Roasted Potatoes, Spinach & Squash

I am all about easy dinners. Truth be told, I do love to cook, but being efficient with my time is even higher on my list of things I love (just behind coffee and my family). Sometimes I want to play around and experiment, taking my time. Other days chopping veggies is literally cathartic and … Continue reading Easy Dinner: Italian Sausage, Roasted Potatoes, Spinach & Squash