• Zucchini and Carrot Quick Bread
    Breads,  Breakfast

    Zucchini Carrot Bread

    Is your garden bursting with Zucchini? Is a well-meaning neighbor sharing their bounty? This zucchini carrot bread is the perfect way to use extra zucchini from your garden and not let any of it go to waste! Zucchini bread is a delicious, hearty bread, but I often feel like its missing something. I experimented with a few things to give it a bit more flavor and body and my favorite variation is when I add shredded carrots to the mix. Carrots have a sweetness that helps cut down on sugar and for me, hides the baking soda flavor I would get with other zucchini bread recipes. They always had a…

  • A quick and simple pasta dinner
    15 minute meals,  Nutrition,  Pasta

    Pesto Chicken Pasta

    So long lazy, hazy days of summer! On to one of my favorite times of the year – Fall! I love the colors, smells and slight chill in the air. One thing I’ll admit that I don’t like is our hectic schedules and rushed dinners. So, I’m working on having more quick and simple weeknight dinners this year. Evenings just seem more rushed in the fall. Maybe it’s because it gets dark earlier, but it just seems we are always rushing around and a leisurely dinner just isn’t in the plans…at least during the week. That is where quick and simple weeknight dinners come into play. I’m trying to have…