Lunch & Dinner


Mixed Bean Cabbage Soup | Love.Bake.Read

Mixed Bean Cabbage Soup

I’m not sure soup gets any easier than this! Along with being super easy, this soup is also quick to make, plus it’s inexpensive. What more could you ask for? While we were home in Michigan, my mom and sisters made this soup to feed a huge crowd. They used […]


Veggie Potstickers | Love.Bake.Read

Veggie Potstickers

Making potstickers was an exciting cooking venture! I was thrilled to master the little pleated look, even if it took a few wonky looking potstickers to finally achieve it. If I can do it, you can too! Promise. Once I got the hang of it, I was flying through the […]


French Onion Soup | Love.Bake.Read

Vegetarian French Onion Soup

I have wanted to make French Onion Soup for quite some time now, simply because my hubby loves it so much. But, I guess I just never got it. A bowl of onions and broth…say what? I didn’t think it could really be that mind blowing. I was wrong though, […]


Red Lentil Curry Dal | Love.Bake.Read

Red Lentil Curry Dal 2

Hey all! What a heck of a day—whew. Glad to finally be in this little space with you! Let’s talk about lentils or dal. Or is it daal, dahl, or dhal? No matter how it’s spelled, just know it means split lentils. Also, are they red, pink, orange, or maybe […]


Southwest Salad with Spicy Orange Dressing | Love.Bake.Read

Southwest Salad with Spicy Orange Dressing 2

Happy Sunday, friends! Finally, we got a break from the heat yesterday. Is it hot where you are?! It’s felt like summer here since May, which means it’s been near 90 degrees (or more!) for weeks and weeks. Feels like an eternity already and we still have 3 more months […]


Tofu & Pineapple Fried Rice | Love.Bake.Read

Tofu & Pineapple Fried Rice

Fried rice has always been a favorite of mine, mainly because it’s simple, but also because it’s just plain tasty. Back in Michigan, I lived right around the corner from a few Asian take-out places, and at least once a week I’d order chicken fried rice for my over-the-phone date […]