Recipes · Sides · Vegan/Vegetarian

Green Bean and Corn Salad {Vegan}

This time of year is always busy. So many weddings, BBQs, birthday parties, and of course, work (work, work, work, work). Come the weekend, all I want to do is sleep in, wake up to birds chirping and a strong cup of coffee, and shop locally at our farmer’s market. In Wisconsin, we currently have a… Continue reading Green Bean and Corn Salad {Vegan}

Make Ahead · Party Ideas · Recipes · Sides · Vegan/Vegetarian

Low-Fat Couscous Salad {Vegan}

This is my new favorite, quick and easy snack or side dish.  This couscous salad is packed with bright flavors from the lemon, basil and fresh vegetables.  It’s also light and refreshing, perfect for these warm days ahead of us.  Plus it keeps for awhile, so you can prepare it ahead of time for parties.… Continue reading Low-Fat Couscous Salad {Vegan}

30 Minute Meals · Burgers and Sandwiches · Recipes

Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese with Chicken Breast

Hello friends!  It has been too long since we’ve chatted.  It turns out that I did not have internet in Wisconsin after all.  I apologize for the hiatus.  I know you were worried and I dearly appreciate your concern.  All I can do is promise you that it will not happen again… anytime soon that… Continue reading Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese with Chicken Breast

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How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Basil Plant

Folks, you are in for a very special treat today.  You are witnessing a part of Foodie McBooty history — a huge milestone in the cooking life of Foodie McBooty:  I just bought my first basil plant!  Before this, I have never attempted growing an herb garden — in fear of my cat eating more… Continue reading How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Basil Plant