{lower carb} Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole


I guess you could say I’m a little bit obsessed with cauliflower rice recently. I keep thinking of ways I can sneak it into dishes as a substitute for regular rice. So I got to thinking about the traditional broccoli cheese rice casserole dish my mom makes and the millions of variations of the dish…

Broccoli Cheddar Soup


A few weeks ago I was on this broccoli-roasting kick wherein I was roasting broccoli every night for dinner. This was in effort to sneak more vegetables into my life. More recently I’ve been on a smoothie-for-dinner kick. I like the smoothie a lot better than making roasted broccoli for dinner for two reasons: 1)…

Roasted Broccoli


Recently I’ve been having people question my eating habits. I guess when someone goes from eating brownies for breakfast and Cheetos for lunch to beans and rice for lunch and veggie burgers and roasted vegetables for dinner, there has to be some sort of life-altering moment behind the healthy food decisions. Like a too-high results of…

Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole


I’ve decided that casseroles must be a midwest thing. As long as I’ve been living on the West coast (four years now) I’ve never once had someone offer me a casserole dish. Though when I was living in Long Beach, Calif., my next-door neighbor did say she’s had my mom’s Cheesy Hash Brown Bake (known…

Broccoli and White Bean Soup


Anyone who knows me well knows that I’m not a huge fan of broccoli – unless it’s hidden super well in a dish that is loaded with cheese. (Think broccoli cheese rice casserole.) With the arrival of my dad in town for the next month, I decided I needed to step it up on the…