Tropical Breakfast Farro + Whole Grains Breakfast Recipe Roundup

Tropical Breakfast Farro |

Do you get in breakfast ruts? I sure do. Lately, it’s been a Banana Mocha Frappe with some peanut butter toast – all well and good but time for a switch up. Enter farro & the tropics. I’ve been a fan of farro for awhile now but only cooked it as a savory dish until […]

Cornmeal Crusted Fish Sticks

Cornmeal Crusted Fish Sticks |

A week ago, we pulled our 7 year-old out of school to play hooky for the day take a “family field trip.” We’ve recently moved from Chicago to southern Illinois farm country, and we wanted to explore our surroundings. We headed out on I-140 to Alton, Illinois, and drove The Great River Road observing the […]

Spaghetti with Garlic & Oil (Spaghetti Aglio e Olio) – The Recipe ReDux

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio |

This month’s Recipe ReDux theme married two of my loves: food & movies. With the Academy Awards just days away, we ReDuxers were charged with creating a healthy recipe inspired by our favorite food scene or featured dish from any movie, in honor of the Oscars. As much as the display of wealth and glamor […]