Tag: Lunches

Corn and Yellow Squash Fritters

Corn and Yellow Squash Fritters

As a general rule, anything is better when frittered.  And way back, there used to be a Southern restaurant in Chicago that had these amazing deep fried corn fritters.  While I’ve never been able to find anything as close to their recipe, I think these are still pretty delicious Yellow […]

Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

There are a couple of classic sandwiches that have universal appeal and are easy to make: grilled cheese, peanut butter & jelly and of course, chicken salad.  What I was looking for was a chicken salad sandwich that wasn’t overly mayo’d and had some bold flavor as well….something beyond an […]

How to Make Whole Wheat Tortilla Pizzas

Before two kids were in the house, there was a lot more time to plan out and prepare a weeknight dinner.  So finding ways to cook something everyone likes (e.g. pizza), that’s healthy and kid friendly….and can be ready in under 30 minutes is a never-ending quest. Oh, one more […]

Grilled Chicken Shwarma with Peppers & Onions

My favorite eat-out lunch is easily anything Mediterranean.  Luckily, in the Chicago Loop where I work, there seems to be more Mediterranean lunch spots than Starbucks.  And nearly every one of these restaurants makes some variety of Chicken Shwarma.  While the spices may vary, it’s typically always marinated and grilled. […]

Curried Lentil Burgers

Sometimes I get a craving for Indian food.  Sometimes I get a craving for a good veggie burger.  This is the answer to both. If you’ve read the write-up of my Loaded Veggie Quinoa Sliders, then you’ll know my feelings on the frozen veggie burger market. It’s not that great. […]

Loaded Veggie Quinoa Sliders

If you spend much time poking around in the food blog world, you may come away thinking that January is National Quinoa Month.  I’ve noticed that, in particular, there are a lot of vegetable quinoa burger recipes popping up. Great idea, I thought.  What I tried to take away from […]