Weeknight Meals

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 […]

Spinach, Tomato, & Italian Cheese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms | Love.Bake.Read

Spinach, Tomato, & Italian Cheese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Mushrooms, spinach, grape tomatoes, and cheese—that’s all you need to make these stuffed portobellos. Hellllooo, does life get any better? You’ll also need oil, salt, and pepper, but we won’t really count those because they’re pantry staples. This is actually an epic weeknight meal just because it requires so few ingredients […]

Paneer Makhani | Love.Bake.Read

Paneer Makhani

Ever since trying Indian food a few months ago and then stepping into an Asian market, I have been kind of obsessed with Indian food. I think I’ve tried 4 or 5 dishes now from our local Indian restaurant and they’ve all been fabulous. Every last bite just absolutely delicious. […]

Lentil Quinoa Bowl | Love.Bake.Read

Lentil Quinoa Bowl 7

Last Friday after grocery shopping, we stopped by Panera for a bite to eat and I finally remembered to try the Lentil Quinoa Bowl with Cage-Free Egg. And boy am I glad I did! I paired it with the Tomato Mozzarella Flatbread Sandwich for one heck of a delicious meal. […]