Tag: Spinach

Meatless Monday: Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Meatless Monday: Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip
Last weekend in honor of the snowstorm, Superbowl and husband’s birthday, I attempted to turn one of our favorite comfort foods into a healthier version. I think I succeeded. Healthy Spinach And Artichoke Dip Ingredients 1 can artichoke hearts, chopped 10 ounces frozen spinach 1 cup cashews 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Spinach and Chickpeas

Meatless Monday: Spinach and Chickpeas
Slowly I’ve been noticing perks about my kids getting older.  No more diapers, messy bath time has morphed into low maintenance showers and my kids are helping me cook now. Surprisingly, they are very helpful stirring, throwing away garbage and getting items out of the refrigerator.  My 3 year old was extremely interested and careful... Read more »

Meatless Monday: No Recipe Quesadillas and Three Salsas

    All of my previous Meatless Mondays have required following a recipe.  This has been a terrific way to try unknown ingredients and learn new culinary techniques.  This is the first week I’ve used the ingredients I had in the house to create my own recipe.   I began with cheese and tortillas, planning to prepare simple quesadillas.  I added... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Quick Spinach, Tomato Fusilli

On Mondays, I tend to find a recipe to prepare, compose a list of all the ingredients and go to the store to buy them.  The more that I am cooking, the more I realize, wait I have that and only need one or two additional items.  When I cooked the quesadillas that required cilantro, I was... Read more »

Fast and Easy Meatless Monday: Spinach Calzone

I enjoy intricate recipes that include many steps and hours to create a culinary masterpiece.  Some days, especially Mondays, seem to be chaotic and there is no time for that.  Luckily I found this recipe that I was attracted to as I have had many quick calzones at Pockets.  My goal was to replicate the cheesy deliciousness in... Read more »