Kimchi Fried Rice

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I have been obsessed with the food truck Roti Rolls for some time now.  When I heard that they opened up a sister restaurant adjacent to Big John’s on East Bay street I couldn’t wait to go!  I recently stayed downtown with my best friend who was visiting from Chicago, and we hit up The […]

Corn Salsa over Mahi Mahi

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Fish is by far my favorite animal-derived protein source.  Not-so-much for my husband.  When I prepare it at home, masking any “fishy” taste is a must: which usually means topping the fish with some kind of salsa, tapenade, relish or sauce.  I’m okay with that, if it means he’ll get to reap the benefits of […]

Sesame Orange Chicken Stir Fry

Rich in protein, fiber, the B-vitamins and vitamins A, C and K, this dish is a nutritional powerhouse!

Last night was busy with tennis lessons, homework, and a swim team meeting.  I had to prepare a healthy meal fast!  So, I quickly thought of this dish – which I knew would satisfy my active kids and not have me in the kitchen cleaning up all night. After I dropped one child off at […]

Meatless Monday: Broccoli & Shells

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A well-stocked pantry can help you on days when time is not on your side – and eating out is not an option.  Keeping ingredients on hand to whip up a dish like Broccoli & Shells below can happen in under thirty minutes when you stock the right ingredients.  For example, I always keep an […]

Cool Soup for Warmer Days

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It has finally warmed up here in Charleston, and when it hit 80 degrees yesterday, I just knew I had to make gazpacho for our Meatless Monday dinner.  Since it’s not fresh tomato season here yet (I just planted my garden only two weeks ago), I decided on this quick, canned tomato gazpacho recipe.  This […]