{Nourish} Chicken Salad with Grapes and Dill

Chicken Salad with Grapes and Dill @KatieCavutoRDIt’s been a while. I know. I have broken so many blogger rules by simply peacing out but hey, I am getting over all of those shoulds and embracing real life. My family needed me. I needed me. So, the blog, it had to wait. But, I am back and we are day three into a brand-new school routine. Hudson started kindergarten this week and after months of worrying about how he was going to deal with the transition…he is all smiles and I am the one that is exhausted. Ha! Now that we are out the door in an hour in the mornings, planning ahead has become more essential than ever. I get a pass on packing Hudson’s lunch for now (he has to eat at school which is a whole rant in itself) which gives me a bit more time to pack my own. No, I am not making chicken salad from scratch at 7 am, but I am making a batch at the beginning of each week and you can too!  Continue reading “{Nourish} Chicken Salad with Grapes and Dill”

{Nourish} Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa TabboulehRemember that beautiful Spring Vegetable Frittata that I shared on Tuesday, well this super simple Quinoa Tabbouleh is its perfect mate! Colorful, flavorful and loaded with good-for-you ingredients, this recipe is a mainstay in our house. I have been making it for years and I am shocked that it is, just now, making it’s way onto the blog. Whip it up for a brunch, BBQ of weekend lunch. It’s a crowd pleasure to say the least. Save yourself some time and pre-cook the quinoa (or another grain of your choosing). I have even used frozen, defrosted quinoa in a pinch as  I usually have the other ingredients in the house!  Continue reading “{Nourish} Quinoa Tabbouleh”