dried beans with Parmesan rind in dutch oven
Meal Prep, Recipes

How to Cook Beans Quickly in the Oven

No pantry is complete without beans. If you have canned beans on hand, you can whip up a quick meal in no time. Dried beans, on the other hand, require some thinking ahead - you have to soak them overnight before using them...or do you? In today's post I'll cover how to cook beans quickly… Continue reading How to Cook Beans Quickly in the Oven

Meal Planning

Meal Planning Guide Part 2: Five Meal Prep Problems Solved

A few weeks ago I shared Part 1 of this Meal Planning Guide where we covered three easy steps to meal planning and reviewed five different meal prep styles. The meal prep styles are intended to help you figure out what method of meal planning might work best for you.  In today's post, we will… Continue reading Meal Planning Guide Part 2: Five Meal Prep Problems Solved

Recipes

How to Make Your Own Pesto

Traditional pesto is made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts, garlic and Parmesan cheese. It's delicious served with pasta, spread on sandwiches, and as a base for your favorite homemade pizza. The problem is, it can be expensive to make. Pine nuts are not cheap and those tiny plastic containers of basil at the grocery… Continue reading How to Make Your Own Pesto