Mains

Red Pepper Carrot Soup with Couscous

Red Pepper Carrot Soup with Couscous

This beautiful, bold red pepper carrot soup gets a ton of flavor from a tablespoon of harissa, and is extra satisfying on a chilly fall evening with the inspired addition of a couscous swirl. I made it on a weeknight in under an hour.

Easy Spicy Mac and Cheese

Easy Spicy Mac and Cheese

This is an easy, mildly spicy mac and cheese, with a great crunchy-buttery breadcrumb topping. It is the perfect fall comfort food!

Quicker Chicken Noodle Soup

Quicker Chicken Noodle Soup

With a flavorful broth and lots of chunky vegetables, this homemade chicken noodle soup is comforting medicine for days when you’re under the weather.  

Better than IKEA Swedish Meatballs

Better than IKEA Swedish Meatballs

These Swedish meatballs have a creamy sauce and great flavor. Serve them over egg noodles or mashed potatoes, they are the perfect comfort food!

Spring Leek and Bacon Quiche

Spring Leek and Bacon Quiche

This easy spring leek and bacon quiche with a homemade crust is a family favorite, and is perfect for any meal from breakfast to dinner!  

Indian Spiced Carrot Ginger Soup

Indian Spiced Carrot Ginger Soup

This vibrant, healthy Indian spiced carrot ginger soup is perfect for spring, and you can whip it up in about 45 minutes!

Southwestern Chopped Salad

Southwestern Chopped Salad

This chopped salad, with two kinds of beans, cubes of cheese, crunchy greens, and a tangy balsamic vinaigrette makes an easy weeknight meal.

Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad

Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Last night, as a monster blizzard blew through town, I thought about this soup. (Instead we had a frozen pizza but that’s neither here nor there). The truth is, for me, this chicken tortilla soup is the ultimate cold-weather comfort food. The heat from the […]

Buffalo Chicken Salad

Buffalo Chicken Salad

I looooooove chicken wings. Love ’em. Back when my metabolism could handle it (a long time ago!), I used to spend way too much time in those chicken wing places that you usually find in strip malls. You know, the kind that feature all manner […]