Vegetarian

Roasted Eggplant Salad w/ Hummus Dressing

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted, 30 minutes or less, Grilled
Hummus is a delicious Middle Eastern dip made with chickpeas, Tahini (sesame) paste, olive oil, and lemon juice. Hummus is mostly eaten as a side and a dip to pita bread, chips or crackers, or raw vegetables. In this recipe, I took some Tuscan Herb Hummus from Sabra and turned...

{Elegant Halloween} Warm Black Rice Salad

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
Halloween is the time of year very special to kids as they get to dress up as their favorite characters, chow down loads of candy, spider cupcakes, brain-shaped melons and meatballs made to look like eyeballs, just to name a few. As the kids are out and about the neighborhood...

Cavatappi Pumpkin Alfredo

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta, 30 minutes or less, Vegetarian
Alfredo Sauce - creamy, rich, garlicky and an Italian restaurant standard in most every Italian chain restaurants  in America.This recipe for Cavatappi Pumpkin Alfredo takes the base, the traditional white creamy and garlicky sauce and adding a Fall twist, by the addition of pureed pumpkin. Pumpkin puree, most associated with...

{recipes} Live Well, Eat Well: Ode To The Avocado by @NikkiWoods

Salads, Vegetarian
Well “ode” may be a bit dramatic but some of my fondest memories are of sitting on the kitchen stool, watching my grandmother neatly slice up an avocado, admiring the cool green color as she tossed it on top of some lettuce, used it as a plate garnishment or smashed...

Pan Roasted Corn Salsa

Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
Salsa is a party favorite! This summer, why not get away from the norm and try a new spin in ingredients. This recipe for Pan Roasted Corn Salsa take fresh ears of corn, cherry tomatoes and other salsa staples like fresh cilantro, Serrano pepper, red onion and lime juice and...

Strawberry Horchata Milkshake

Desserts, Drinks & cocktails, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Vegetarian
At my house, no Mexican feast is complete without our favorite drink, Horchata! A milky drink made from rice and cinnamon, horchata is a sweet treat that is always so refreshing. This bewildering Chicago heatwave is causing the kids to beg delicious icy treats. So, I decided to take powdered...

Spicy Lemon Kale & Walnut Pesto for @KenmoreConnect

Pasta, Vegetarian
Pesto is classically made with Basil, pine nuts, olive oil and Parmesan cheese. This recipe for Spicy Lemon Kale & Walnut Pesto gives the classic a new twist minus the Parmesan cheese, using the leafy green that is said to help fight cancer as well as  have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory...

Boursin Cheese & Sundried Tomato Spaghetti

Pasta, Vegetarian
Boursin Cheese is a favorite by many especially over crackers and  accompanied by thin slices of cured meats. This recipe for Boursin Cheese & Sundried Tomato Spaghetti is a meatless recipe, using the every popular Garlic Herb Boursin Cheese in lieu of a cheese sauce. Adding broccoli and cauliflower helps...

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4 Types of Toast that Millennials Love

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
People are becoming more creative in the kitchen and gone are the days when people would have plain slices of bread with a layer of preferred spread. Nowadays, people are coming up with better ways to make toast. Some of these ideas are quite creative. Whether you have a sweet...

Must-Try Instapot Recipes For Easy and Delicious Meals

Pork, Beef, Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays
Between work and other daily responsibilities, it can seem challenging to find the time to actually cook for yourself. However, if you love food, and are also keen on eating healthy, this becomes a priority you cannot neglect. With new technologies being presented in terms of kitchen appliances, nowadays, you...

4 Easy Quinoa Recipes that Would Change your Daily Diet

Vegetarian, Salads, 30 minutes or less
Healthy Food to a Healthier You Malnutrition and obesity are the most common health problems in today’s world and this is due to the development of unhealthy, artificial food as well as the mass production of different types of meat: poultry, pork, beef, seafood and so on. To be healthy...

Vintage Plate Shopping and Creamy Shrimp Scampi #BackToBrummelBrown

Seafood, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes
Sponsored by Mirum. In The Kitch with Momma Cuisine and MommaCuisine.com  School is back in session and the craziness of the fall is here! I’m not going to lie, during the week I am so busy I don’t even have time to wash the dishes so I use paper plates...

Chicken Kale Marinara

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Sponsored by Rao's Homemade Do you ever buy kale for it to just sit in the fridge and wilt and get slimy?? A great diet hack for the kids is to always add vegetables to as many dishes as you can! Throw together this simple recipe using Rao's Homemade Marinara....

Spring Pantry Recipes

Vegetarian, Salads, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
Spring cleaning isn't just for your home. Clean out your pantry with simple, delicious and healthy springtime recipes. With staples probably sitting in your pantry all winter-long, you may have no idea all the delicious you can make with affordable ingredients already at home! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Garbanzo...

Sheet Pan Chicken Teriyaki

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes
Everyone loves a good teriyaki meal and sheet pan meals are the perfect kinds of dishes to make during busy weeknights. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I went on The Jam Show on WCIU for my In The Kitchen segment to share this easy recipe that you've got to try at...

Sesame Ginger Vegetable Stir Fry

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
This post is sponsored by Farberware.Me and my kids love exploring new places right here in Chicago. Many times we forget that our national parks offer tons of opportunities to have family time, learn history and see sites in your area that you may not have ever realized existed! Sundays are...

Tomato Basil Spaghettini with Goat Cheese

Pasta, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays
This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.For some reason, ever since I had my third baby, I get heartburn when I never used to! Eating rich foods like pasta sometimes triggers it and it's so frustrating!If you experience daily heartburn, Omeprazole Orally Disintegrating Tablets (ODT)...

Ground Chicken Picadillo

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Like many Filipino dishes, Picadillo is a dish that originated in Spain that has many Latin variations. Picadillo has versions in Cuba, Mexico and yes, the Philippines!  Picadillo is similar to hash and most widely prepared with diced potatoes. Some also make picadillo with sauce or broth that is like...

Rotisserie Chicken Lemon Orzo Soup

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
There are many variations of chicken noodle soup and this one for Rotisserie Chicken Lemon Orzo Soup is one that I made that my kids love.  Rotisserie chicken saves the day again on this recipe and tell me, when has rotisserie chicken ever let you down?? Not me!  (adsbygoogle =...

Spicy Miso Pork Belly Udon Soup

Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
These days, it's all about the ramen. But don't forget about udon that is thick, chewy and hearty noodle that also lends itself to delicious broth and toppings.  I had udon noodles and pork belly in the fridge from the local Japanese market but I didn't really have a set...