Beet and Orange Salad with Goat Cheese

I truly think that beets are underrated. They are so easy to make, taste so delicious and are so healthy. I know that many find them to be too “earthy” tasting for their palate, but that is exactly why you need to pair them with something sweet…like an orange! It may seem like an unorthodox…

Butternut Squash and Kale Lasagne Roll-Ups

Sometimes I pretend I’m on the show Chopped and I try to use ingredients in an innovative way. Like lasagne noodles for example. Why lay flat, when you can roll, baby. Thaz right. The layers in this lasagne aren’t lookin’ like a sedimentary rock, nuh uh. They are more like a snail shell. Yah feel…

Tortiglioni in Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Shoutout to pasta for being the most consistent love I’ve ever had. It’s never let me down and that’s how I know it’s real. “Tortiglioni” is really hard to say. It looks kind of like rigatoni, so I may just stick with that if I ever have to say it out loud. I use Molisana’s…

Lemon Caper Pasta

Hi, my name is Kelly, and I am a rule-abider. It is March, 2020 and I am self-isolating. I am aggressively washing my hands. I’m FaceTiming my friends. I am using what’s in my pantry for meals, instead of venturing out to the grocery store. I may still have fresh and frozen vegetables in my…

Crockpot Ginger and Turmeric Immune-Boosting Soup

Soup. Soupa-doop. Soupa-doopa-doopa-doop. Grab your salt ‘n pepa (get it?!) and let’s finish off this last month of winter with some cozy, comforting, cold-fighting soup! Nineteen. More. Days. Although I love living in a country that experiences four diverse seasons, winter is always way too long. And as a teacher, it’s hard NOT to pick…