Creamy Lemon-Lime Avocado Salad Dressing Recipe

Creamy Lemon-Lime Avocado Salad Dressing Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

You know when you have so much to do that you don’t know where to begin?  And you just want to do nothing, which isn’t really an option?  So maybe you make a “to do” list?  (And if you’re me, you also review and/or add to a “recipe idea” list.)  Then you procrastinate more by […]

Smoky Cumin Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe

Smoky Cumin Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

This might just be the most comforting of all vegetarian comfort foods. I’m just going to cut to the chase today and tell you that this recipe is best described as creamy, crisp, earthy, rich, smoky, and sweet. by

Chocolate-Chipotle Colorado-Style Chili Recipe & my Favorite Mexican Restaurant of all Time: Casa Mia

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On Tuesday nights my dad would go on his weekly Sierra Club hike, I would go to gymnastics practice, and my mom and brother would go to one of the best Mexican restaurants of all time — Casa Mia. by

Vegan Coconut Spiced Carrot Soup Recipe

Vegan Coconut Spiced Carrot Soup Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

People often ask me for restaurant suggestions.  And I always laugh because I have no idea where to send anybody!  (I guess people think I should know since I’m all about food and cooking.  Go figure.) I’d like to say it’s my two young boys that keep me and my husband from getting out much, […]

Fire Roasted Corn and Hatch Chile Stuffed Sole, Wrapped Two Ways: Bacon or Sweet Potato

Fire Roasted Corn and Hatch Chile Stuffed Sole, Wrapped Two Ways: Bacon or Sweet Potato | Cooking On The Weekends

Remember when we made Chilled Cucumber-Basil Soup, and I told you about the numerous (often quirky), culinary phases my husband goes through? Well, there’s a whole new (definitely quirky) phase going on now. Without getting into detail, let’s just say that in addition to a whole lot of pumpkin purée and agave nectar suddenly appearing […]

Smoky Hatch Chile Skillet Cornbread Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Smoky Hatch Chile Skillet Cornbread Recipe {Gluten-Free} | Cooking On The Weekends

When I shared my recipe for Jalapeño-Bacon Cornbread, I told you how invaluable a cast iron skillet is. Here’s the deal — if you develop flavors in the same skillet where you’re going bake, your dish will be that much more flavorful, crispy and delicious.  You know how what’s left stuck to the sides and […]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Blood Orange Halibut Ceviche Tacos

Blood Orange Halibut Ceviche Tacos | Cooking On The Weekends

This ceviche tastes like the beach. Okay, not literally.  I would never serve you something as salty as the ocean, or as gritty as the sand.  And this is actually quite the opposite — it’s perfectly seasoned and will melt in your mouth. by

Cilantro Chimichurri Recipe and 50 Best Plants on the Planet

Cilantro Chimichurri & 50 Best Plants on the Planet | Cooking On The Weekends

I have a new favorite cookbook!  It’s an incredibly educational fruit and vegetable guide that’s packed with 150 delicious recipes — all made with the most nutrient dense fruits and vegetables on the planet. 50 Best Plants on the Planet, by Cathy Thomas is the newest book from Melissa’s Produce.  I’ve had my copy for […]

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Chipotle-Potato Mexican Lasagna Recipe {Gluten-Free} | www.cookingontheweekends.com

It’s the pretty celadon green casserole dish in these images that inspired this recipe. Though this isn’t typically how I create recipes, I love when it happens.  Normally I select the dish, pan, plates, etc.,  based on what I’ve cooked or want to cook.  Not the other way around. My mother-in-law gave me this lovely […]

Friday Flowers: Passion Flowers and Roasted Pepper Potato Soup with Smoky Chipotle Parmesan French Fries

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A little math equation for you:  favorite, fresh flavors . . . plus wonderful textures . . . plus a bit of warming spices equals . . . a delicious and perfect puréed soup! That’s exactly what’s going one here. Sweet, smoky peppers . . . plus potato . . . plus a bit of […]

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