Main Courses

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

This is a great recipe for nights when you need a quick and easy dinner. The whole thing comes together in less than 15 minutes, and is a great building block for a number of dinners. Use these shrimp on top of a salad, in tacos with coleslaw and avocado, or as a base for… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Shrimp

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Soups Stews and Chilis

Zucchini Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese

This soup is a great way to get your greens in the winter months! Cooked zucchini has a really creamy texture once it's blended, so you can skip out on the loads of actual cream, but still have that hearty taste. The fresh basil gives it some bright notes, and a reminder that warmer weather is… Continue reading Zucchini Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese

Pastas

Semi-Homemade Lobster & Shrimp Ravioli

Ever have one of those nights where you just plain don't feel like cooking? Yeah, me too. Do you ever happen to have one of those nights when you also happen to be having people over for dinner that you'd rather not serve Domino's pizza to? Yeah, me too. This is the perfect, "oh shit,… Continue reading Semi-Homemade Lobster & Shrimp Ravioli

Salads

Chopped Salad

One of my favorite salads is The Chopped Salad at California Pizza Kitchen. It’s so refreshing and light, but still has protein so you’re left feeling full. There aren’t too many CPKs here on the east coast, so I usually stop for lunch when I see them. I was seriously craving CPK when I decided… Continue reading Chopped Salad