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Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Burrito Bowls

| October 7, 2014 | 15 Comments

Quick and easy veggie burrito bowls are a delicious way to get dinner on the table fast. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. This school year has brought so many changes to our household. Beyond new schools and an out-of-the-house job for me, the curriculum here […]

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Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

I created this recipe for Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice for my client Old El Paso, as a pairing for their new frozen Old El Paso Chicken Fajitas. All opinions are my own. “Mrs. Caron, why are you so dressed up today,” one of Will’s classmates asked while I was supervising his […]

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Barbecue Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls for Lunchboxes (and Project A+)

Barbecue Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls for Lunchboxes (and Project A+)

| July 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

Pack your children’s lunchboxes with tasty Barbecue Chicken and Veggie Rice Bowls that will keep their bellies happy and full. This quick and easy recipe is a family favorite. Truth is that usually I put a lot of thought into the lunches that I send to school with the kids. Paige likes sandwiches but gets excited […]

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Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice with Avocado and Tomatoes

Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice with Avocado and Tomatoes

| April 8, 2013 | 10 Comments

“You haven’t planned a dinner in a while,” my husband said recently as I stirred a bolognese sauce on the stove. Though I’d planned on making bolognese for dinner that day, I recognized the truth in the statement. Even though I’ve never been big on meal planning, I have always been a plan-ahead girl when […]

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Veggie and Bean Rice Bowls with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

Veggie and Bean Rice Bowls with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

| March 15, 2013 | 6 Comments

Dear March, enough with the cold weather. I am so over it. Bring on the warmer temperatures, skin-kissing sun rays and afternoons in the backyard. Seriously, it’s time to let go of the near-freezing temperatures and tuck the bulky coats away once and for all. Please? Whether or not March complies with my request (and […]

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Swiss Chard, Pea Shoot and Mushroom Rice Bowls with Runny Eggs

Swiss Chard, Pea Shoot and Mushroom Rice Bowls with Runny Eggs

| May 31, 2012 | 11 Comments

Forgive me, but could someone please tell me how it’s Thursday already? And the last day of the month? And for that matter, where today went? Cause I am baffled by this all right now. Like seriously? Then again, that’s how I felt yesterday too — sort of, at least. I spent all day freaking […]

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Avocado, Cilantro and Lime Rice with Santa Fe Chili London Broil

Avocado, Cilantro and Lime Rice with Santa Fe Chili London Broil

| May 25, 2012 | 13 Comments

Breathe in. Breathe out. That’s what I think to myself sometime when I feel like there will never be enough hours in the day for me to do everything I need and want to. But it’s okay. A little centering and a cup of coffee goes a long way, right? I think so. The Motherhood […]

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Roasted Spring Vegetable Herbed Risotto

Roasted Spring Vegetable Herbed Risotto

| April 30, 2012 | 5 Comments

When Will started playing soccer three years ago, I was adamant that I wasn’t a soccer mom. Nor would I ever be. At time, it was a distinction that mentally didn’t jive with who I was. Yes, I was a mother. Yes, I had a child paying soccer. But I wasn’t the mom with the […]

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Spicy Honey Chipotle Squash and Sweet Potatoes over Brown Rice

Spicy Honey Chipotle Squash and Sweet Potatoes over Brown Rice

| February 6, 2012 | 7 Comments

A few weeks ago, I bought some brown basmati rice for a night when my husband was working. Though we’ve never really loved any brown rice in the past, this time the kids and I enjoyed the nutty grain. But when it came time to make rice a few days later for the whole family, […]

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Baked Ginger Sesame Chicken and Broccoli (and Eat. Live. Be. Reboot)

Baked Ginger Sesame Chicken and Broccoli (and Eat. Live. Be. Reboot)

| December 14, 2011 | 9 Comments

When Will saw me starting to steam broccoli for this dish, he couldn’t help but let out a little cheer. It’s his very favorite vegetable — and has been since he was a toddler. Even though he’s loved it for much of his six years, I am always caught off guard by his excitement. When […]

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