Caprese Pasta Salad with balsamic, tortellini, and fresh basil. The perfect combination of flavors. A fresh and healthy cold pasta salad that’s great for summer appetizers, sides, and light dinners. Easy recipe that’s ready in 15 minutes! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Caprese Pasta Salad

This light and lovely Caprese Pasta Salad with Balsamic Dressing is a taste of my recent trip to Verona, Italy. It takes 15 minutes to throw together and is filled with the simple but beautiful...

Crockpot Breakfast Potatoes – Crisp, tender potatoes made EASY in the slow cooker. Perfect for holidays and busy mornings. Families love this simple, delicious recipe! Add cheese or bacon, or keep it classic without. You’ll never make homefries the same way again! {gluten free} Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Crockpot Breakfast Potatoes

I’m still of the blessed age where a last-minute potluck dish such as these easy Crockpot Breakfast Potatoes and bottle of Prosecco can gain me admission to any family gathering. Hence, when I called Ben’s...

Easy Vegetarian Lentil Meatballs - Simple, healthy and protein packed! Made with cooked lentils, carrots, and lots of Italian spices, then oven baked. Perfect for filling meatless meals, and they taste great leftover too! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Lentil Meatballs

I’d like to find the equivalent of a steakhouse for vegetarian food. Instead of waxing rhapsodic about the restaurant’s aging room, servers would talk euphorically of gardens, soil, and the latest rainbow of produce pulled...

Asparagus and Creamy Scrambled Egg Toasts – Quick, healthy, and high protein. Great for a filling vegetarian breakfast or dinner! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Scrambled Egg Toast with Roasted Asparagus

As much as I love cooking for Ben and myself, I have a small collection of “single lady” recipes I miss. All are quick and easy, most are healthy, and nearly every one of...

Giverny, France. Monet's home and gardens

C’est La Vie

It’s hard to believe that one week ago I was on a plane en route from Paris. My time in Italy and Paris was…magnificent. The sun shone, the gardens bloomed, the croissants were extra...

Flourless Lemon Almond Cake with Fresh Berries – a light, fluffy, and gluten free dessert made with almond flour, eggs, and sugar. Simple, low carb, and perfect for any holiday or party! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Almond Flour Cake with Lemon

This Almond Flour Cake with Lemon and Berries is me, impatiently waiting for spring. I received a beautiful taste of it last week in Paris and Verona. Trees and public gardens burst with flowers,...

Crock Pot Low Carb Lasagna — Easy, CHEESY, and your slow cooker does all the work! Made with zucchini and eggplant instead of noodles — You’ll never miss the pasta! @wellplated

Crock Pot Low Carb Lasagna

This Crock Pot Low Carb Lasagna is the recipe that almost got away. It took me FIVE attempts to perfect, but I can safely say that it was completely worth every tear I shed...

Easy, healthy Baked Lemon Chicken with Garlic and Rosemary. Add asparagus and potatoes for a DELICIOUS sheet pan meal that’s perfect for busy weeknights! The veggies are crispy, the chicken juicy, and the flavors so fresh. Our family loves this simple meal! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Baked Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

I’m a woman with a pan and a plan: Baked Lemon Chicken. It cooks together on a single sheet pan, includes oodles of healthy veggies, and tastes extra fresh and peppy, thanks to the...