Rich, creamy spinach artichoke dip packed with cheese, Greek yogurt, savory spinach, nutty artichokes, zesty garlic and a kick of smoked paprika.
Steel-cut oats, overripe bananas and walnuts come together for a healthy, hearty breakfast that tastes like it just came out of grandma’s oven.
You know what I get really mad at myself for doing? Wasting bananas. There are so many things you can do with them, there’s basically no reason they should hit the trash… except bananas are one of those foods that you either want all the time or not at all.
A fresh, satisfying salad with savory flat-iron steak, sweet corn and tangy chimichurri vinaigrette.
Salad. I know.
“Salad,” you’re thinking, “is what I eat when I’m trying to feel healthy.” The days are getting shorter, your workday is *feeling* longer, and maybe you’re just not about trying to sink your teeth into a spa menu right now.
This light and refreshing salad packs a tangy punch, but has just enough sweetness to balance out the pucker factor. Crunchy cucumbers and onions mingle with juicy tomatoes and summery herbs to make a colorful side for family dinner, or the perfect easy pot luck dish.
Holy pho, life has been moving lightning fast lately for our family.
A refreshing yet satisfying soup featuring tender chicken, savory tomatoes and warming peppers. A twist of lime and avocado slices keep things feeling light and fresh. When I was in college, I lived like a lot of college students: in a terrible, no-good, very bad apartment. It flooded every year or so for various different reasons.
Sweet, soft pears and pine nuts complement a mix of buttery, nutty and bitter lettuces dressed in a simple balsamic vinaigrette. Summer isn’t over yet and I’m trying to squeeze out every last drop, but… fall has undeniably started creeping into my thoughts. Maybe it’s just from spending the majority of my life in school and teaching, but once August hits everything goes into overdrive, hurtling toward September like a defensive end on a pass rush…
Cowboy cut pork chops seared to perfection in a sweet peach sauce with just enough spice to keep things interesting. A showstopper for date nights in, or you can slice the chops to feed up to four. What’s better than a night out on the town? How about one where no one has to find parking, everyone gets a big juicy pork chop with a sweet, peachy glaze, and no one has to drive home after eating said deliciousness…
Pasta in a creamy parmesan sauce, topped with roasted tomatoes, spicy sausage and nutty arugula. Simple enough to throw together tonight, flavorful enough to make again for company this weekend. I’ve had a whole lot to celebrate lately. Between the little girl we’re expecting in November and all the excitement that comes with planning, visits with loved ones, and a slew of weddings—including three of my bridesmaids…
This Italian bread salad boasts the best summer garden bounties and toasted bread cubes, all tossed in a tangy white wine vinaigrette. It’s big enough to bring to your block party—and keeps well enough to keep all to yourself. Is there any better feeling than walking out to the garden on a sunny day, picking a juicy cucumber, rinsing it off, and eating it right then and there like an apple?
This Blackberry Blood Orange Breakfast Cake is a summery twist on an Italian classic. Juicy blackberries and hints of tangy blood orange give this lightly sweet yogurt cake plenty of personality to accompany your morning coffee. I’m so excited about this recipe for so many reasons. In 2016, I traveled…