Category Archive: Lunch


Orange-Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

This easy quick dinner recipe, is a lot of fun and will add some foreign flar to your next meal. Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 1/2 cups orange juice 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 … Read more »

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Hot Dog Chili

This is a quick, inexpensive meal you can throw together in a matter of minutes. It is yummy, and lends it’s self to you adding in what you and your family like. Ingredients: 1 can of red kidney beans, rinsed … Read more »

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Fresh Arugula Salad with Tarragon Maple Vinaigrette

The flavor profile of this salad really bursts in your mouth and offers a twist on the old stand by, spinach salad. Try this quick and easy recipe and by all means play around with different lettuces, greens and herbs … Read more »

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Roasted Chicken Soup

Economy is important. A roasted chicken can offer a family several meals if handled correctly. And each meal is a little different so you won’t be serving ‘chicken’ every night. Oven Roasted chicken, cooked whole and slowly is a beautiful … Read more »

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Quick & Portable Kids Lunch: Tortilla & Egg Sandwiches

This is such an easy concept it shouldn’t be called a recipe. However, parents are always asking me what is the best way to get their kids to eat a healthy lunch. They need something that is quick to make, … Read more »

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White Peach & Heirloom Tomato Salad

LABOR DAY WEEKEND is a must for this because it is all a summer salad should be! And while you might think mixing peaches with tomatoes an oddity, keep in mind stone fruit is incredibly versatile. Use them sweet or … Read more »

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Emy’s Cucumber & Vinegar Salad

What a wonderful salad for the summer. If you have a home garden and have planted cucumbers, this is great way to use them up. Otherwise this time of the year they are on sale at the local markets for … Read more »

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Pollo Frito

This is fried chicken done right! I have had fried chicken before and never was really big fan of it. I mean it was OK. I considered it as plain old Southern fried food. Many times it was overly battered … Read more »

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Dandelion, Spinach & Avocado Salad (with Pancetta)

With all the dandelions in people yards this time of year it seemed appropriate to write this recipe. A diverse salad with plenty of healthy greens and a touch of that amazingly wonderfully evil pork fat. The bitterness of the … Read more »

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Mutti’s German Potato Salad

(Deutsches Kartoffel Salat) – Its almost summer and the beginning of the picnic, pool party and outdoor eating season! So why not try something new? My mother always made an authentic German Potato salad. German Potato salad does not have a … Read more »

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