lunch

Green Goddess Pesto Quesadillas

These green goddess pesto quesadillas are filled with... you guessed it... lots of green things --- like spinach, avocado, microgreens, and pistachios + pesto from Nuts.com!

I'm nuts about... nuts --- peanuts, cashews, almonds, pine nuts, pecans, and especially pistachios!

They are a part of my life, daily. 

In snack form.

Or in meals, like these quesadillas! ... Read more » about Green Goddess Pesto Quesadillas

Purple Power Salad

This chopped purple power salad is packed full of good-for-you ingredients like kale, red (errr... purple) cabbage, and walnuts + quinoa from Nuts.com to name a few!. It has a fabulous crunch and a delicious dressing that everyone loves!!

This salad is a family favorite. ... Read more » about Purple Power Salad

Chili Mango Energy Balls

These chili mango energy balls (or bites, whatever you want to call them) are packed with good-for-you things like cashews and pecans and sesame seeds and coconut oil. They are the perfect combo of salty and sweet with a little kick.  

They are perfect as an afternoon snack, or a little treat in the lunchbox or after dinner. I like to keep them in the fridge and grab one whenever I need a little energy boost. 

Let's get a close-up view: nutty seedy deliciousness!! ... Read more » about Chili Mango Energy Balls

Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Packing lunch is a little easier thanks to Bob's Red Mill and the versatility of their products... whether it be a yummy sesame rice with chicken and roasted veggies (recipe below!) or cornbread and chili, or pancake dippers and turkey sausage. ... Read more » about Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Chickpea Peanut Butter & Apple Flatout Wrap

A twist on the classic pb&j, this chickpea peanut butter Flatout wrap with spiralized apple noodles is perfect for your kiddos' lunchbox, or even as an after school snack. 

Whenever I pack a lunch for Babycakes (which as confessed here can be as little as once a week --- or as much as 5x per week), I try to think about balance. 

Protein? Check. 

Fiber? Check.  ... Read more » about Chickpea Peanut Butter & Apple Flatout Wrap

Rainbow Mason Jar Salmon Salad

This Rainbow Mason Jar Salmon Salad is super colorful, super nourishing, and super easy to make ahead of time and bring to work throughout the week. With cooked quinoa, Alaska Gold canned wild ivory king salmon, heirloom tomatoes, roasted rainbow potatoes, and a homemade olive oil dressing eating the rainbow never tasted so good!

I lovvvvvvvvvvvvve mason jar salads. ... Read more » about Rainbow Mason Jar Salmon Salad

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