Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Healthy fall salad with delicious and only clean ingredients | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #quinoa #butternutsquash #salad

There’s no doubt I’ve been on a quinoa kick lately. Pearl-shaped supergrain high in protein, gluten free, and with 8 essential amino acids that our bodies crave, making it a complete protein! Much healthier than rice or pasta and definitely lighter on your stomach.

Healthy fall salad with delicious and only clean ingredients | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #quinoa #butternutsquash #salad

Quinoa is very bland when cooked and eaten as is but when you pack it with flavorful ingredients, it makes a delicious meal. Plus those little pearl-shaped grains are super fluffy and not too overbearing when added to any dish. I’ve been incorporating a lot of quinoa into my favorite dishes, like adding it to a green salad for added boost or using it instead of pasta in my favorite bakes…. 

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Healthy fall salad with delicious and only clean ingredients | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #quinoa #butternutsquash #salad

Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad

There’s no doubt I’ve been on a quinoa kick lately. Pearl-shaped supergrain high in protein, gluten free, and with 8 essential amino acids that our bodies crave, making it a complete protein! Much healthier than rice or pasta and definitely lighter on your stomach. Quinoa is very bland when cooked and eaten as is but… 

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Perfect game day food with chunks of crab meat and zesty sauce to go with it! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #gamedayfood

Crispy Baked Crab Bites with Spicy Aioli

Fall has finally arrived or at least on the east cost. The days are getting shorter, evenings a little bit cooler and football is back. When I moved to Maryland, I didn’t know anything about football but after couple years of living here, I quickly learned what purple Sunday meant. Living in the hometown of… 

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Ideal weeknight meal in 30 minutes! Nutritious and delicious with fresh veggies, flavorful sesame sauce and tender chunks of chicken! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #stirfry #30minutemeal #chicken

30-Minute Sesame Chicken Quinoa Bowl

I love a good stir fry. It has all the features of a perfect weeknight meal. It’s quick, nutritious, and delicious. When days get hectic, I turn to a stir fry. I love the idea of throwing chicken, beef, or shrimp with whatever veggies I have in the fridge or freezer. Whisking up a flavorful… 

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Meatless Monday never tasted so good! Hearty and chunky lentil chili much healthier than your traditional chili but tastes exactly like your favorite bowl of ground beef chili! |littlebroken.com @littlebroken #meatlessmonday #vegetarian #chili

Lentil Chili

“Meatless?” That was hubbys reaction when I said we’re having vegetarian chili but after few bites I won him over. I had my doubts a little too when I first made this chili as I’m always a little skeptical of dishes that are changed to an extreme to make them “healthier.” Like substituting chocolate with… 

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3 ingredient dough and 3 ingredient filling: potatos + crispy bacon + caramelized onion make up this delicious Russian comfort food | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #vareniki #perogies #dough

Potato, Bacon, and Dill Vareniki (Perogies)

 Happy Sunday friends! I’ve been on somewhat of hiatus this week but not by choice. I love and hate routine. I definitely love it during the weekdays but hate it on weekends. I like to get my thrill on once in a while and do something unplanned and unexpected but during weekdays, I do enjoy… 

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Eggplant, Prosciutto and Pesto Pressed Sandwich - homemade pesto and melt in your mouth prosciutto are just a few layers of this Italian inspired sandwich that's perfect as a lunch or appetizer | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #sandwich #recipe

Eggplant, Prosciutto and Pesto Pressed Sandwich

As you guys know, I like me a good salad any time, any day of the week. My hubby on the other hand is your typical guy and could not be any more different. He’ll chose a sandwich any day of the week over a salad. And thing is he makes a mean sandwich. One… 

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Ina Garten's Roasted Tomato Basil Soup - roasted tomatoes simmered in homemade stock with loads of basil! This is an ultimate comfort soup that is dairy free, light on calories, and make it vegan with only one ingredient swap | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #soup #inagarten #tomatosoup

Ina Garten’s Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Happy Sunday friends! Today I’m sharing another delicious bowl of comfort food. This soup has been on my list for a long, long time…thanks to Chrissy Teigen. Of all the people! You know, the exotic looking supermodel that’s married to John Legend? Look her up, you wont be disappointed. Her food pics caught my attention… 

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Apple Upside-Down Cake - delicious caramelized golden apples baked atop of fluffy and airy cake. Quick and easy fall cake! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #cake #apples #recipe

Apple Upside-Down Cake

We spent last Sunday at an apple orchard about an hour away from us. Absolutely beautiful orchard on never ending acres of open land in the middle of nowhere. Weather was amazing and overall day was just perfect. We got some beautiful apples, picked up some fresh farm produce and ate some delicious BBQ. I… 

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Greek Italian Chopped Salad - antipasto platter but in a salad form! All your favorite Greek + Italian flavors combined | littlebroken.com @littlebroken

Greek Italian Chopped Salad

And the love affair continues today… I’ve been splitting my time between soups and salads lately. As you guys can tell from…here, here, and here. What can I say, I just can’t resist a crispy cold salad or a hot bowl of soup. Best of two worlds in my book. I love a good lunch salad and… 

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Chunky White Bean Soup - healthy, chunky, hearty soup is a fall must have! | littlebroken.com @littlebroken #soup

Chunky White Bean Soup

Tis’ the season for soups! I’m on a soup bandwagon this week. Last week it was all about salads but today I’m switching things up and thanking Whole Foods for that! I’ve been making weekly trips to WF so I can just have their lentil soup/chili. It’s seriously one of the best soups I’ve had… 

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