Peanut Butter Semifreddo

Scoop Of Peanut Butter Semifreddo Ice Cream With OXO Ice Cream Scoop

This Peanut Butter Semifreddo is the creamiest, most luscious ice cream you'll ever taste, and no ice cream machine is needed.

Basil Vinaigrette

Short Weck Jar With Basil Vinaigrette With Metal Baby Rabbit Spoon And Fresh Basil Leaves Alongside

This Basil Vinaigrette is like pesto's tangy cousin, with a brighter and lighter taste that's bursting with fresh basil flavor. Once you try it you will want to slather it on everything -- roasted chicken, crispy smashed potatoes, broccoli, and more.

Lemon Thyme Roasted Beets

Lemon Thyme Roasted Beets With Pistachios In A Grid Pattern White West Elm Bowl

Simple yet full of flavor, these Lemon Thyme Roasted Beets are a healthy side or snack to make and keep on hand in the fridge. It's healthy and delicious, and friendly to Whole30, paleo, gluten-free, vegan, and many other types of eating styles.

Carrot Coconut Soup

Creamy Blended Carrot Coconut Soup In Mikasa White Porcelain Bowl With Coconut Cream Swirl On Top

This Carrot Coconut Soup is one of the best soups I've had in a long time. It's full of flavor, and super creamy without any dairy. It's a healthy soup that happens to be vegan and Whole30-compliant.

Potato Chorizo Croquettes

These Potato Chorizo Croquettes are a crispy treat for parties and game day. A crispy shell surrounds a mix of creamy mashed potatoes, queso fresco, and chorizo sausage. What’s funny about this type of recipe is it’s the kind of food you’d get at a restaurant (and go totally crazy for), but it’s completely...

Maple Pecan Bars + a Giveaway!

Think of these Maple Pecan Bars as a portable version of pecan pie, with a crumbly shortbread crust, a gooey sweet maple filling, and toasted pecans.

Caramel Apple Crisp

Odds are you've had an apple crisp before, but you wouldn't believe what a difference it makes when you add caramel to the mix, which has so much more complexity than granulated sugar.

Creamy Parmesan Chicken with Mushrooms and Leeks

Seared Golden Bone-In Chicken Thighs In Parmesan Cream Sauce With Sprigs of Fresh Thyme

Creamy Parmesan Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Leeks is a total hit for dinner. Bone-in, skin-on thighs are seared until golden and crispy, then cooked in a parmesan cream sauce with sauteed baby bella mushrooms and leeks.

Homemade Caramel Sauce

Sure, you can buy it from the store, but Homemade Caramel Sauce tastes a thousand times better and is simple to make. It only takes 15 minutes!

Korean Beef Noodle Stir Fry

20 minutes is all you need to make these flavorful Korean Beef Noodles. This quick and easy stir fry with beef, broccoli, and mushrooms is perfect for a weeknight dinner!

Mango Cilantro Coconut Grilled Chicken

Chicken marinated in mango, cilantro, and coconut, then grilled and sliced

Chicken breasts are marinated in a tropical mixture of mango, cilantro, coconut, and ginger, then thrown on the grill. The chicken breasts turn out so juicy and flavorful!

Bananas Foster French Toast

Bananas Foster French Toast is a comforting treat for brunch! Bananas Foster sauce takes the place of maple syrup for a sweet breakfast

Skip To RecipeBananas Foster French Toast is an indulgent cross between dessert and breakfast, combining a challah french toast with a sticky sweet bananas foster sauce. Perfect for a special occasion brunch! Bananas Foster is one of the earliest desserts that I remember loving as a kid, which is funny because in general I’m...

Korean Chicken Rice Bowls

Lean and flavorful Korean Chicken Rice Bowls! Only takes 15 minutes to make.

Skip To RecipeThese Korean Chicken Rice Bowls take less than 15 minutes to make, so they’re a great option for quick weeknight meals or in the summertime when you want to limit having the stove on. Lean ground chicken gets tons of flavor from Korean ingredients like gochujang, red pepper flakes, garlic, ginger, and scallions....

Asiago Black Pepper Bread

Skip To RecipeNo kneading is required for this easy, artisanal-quality Asiago Black Pepper Bread. Simply mix together six ingredients before bed, shape the dough into a boule in the morning, then bake it after a brief rest. This post is sponsored by Samsung. Sometimes when I dine out at a restaurant, I can hear...

Mexican Street Corn Salad with Black Beans

Mexican Corn and Black Bean Salad - Perfect summer picnic and potluck recipe

Skip To RecipeThis Mexican Street Corn Salad with Black Beans is incredibly flavorful, filling, and can be stored in the refrigerator for several days. It’s fantastic for summer potlucks or picnics, as it travels really easily, and serves as a great side dish for lots of different mains. People always love to ask me...

Zucchini Fritters

10-minute Healthy Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Skip To RecipeHands down my favorite way to make zucchini! These Zucchini Fritters take less than 15 minutes to make and involve only a handful of simple ingredients. My toddler loves these as much as I do! I wouldn’t say that I’m a budget shopper, as there are some serious penny-pinching gurus who can...

Best Tips for Making Pancakes

How to Make the Best Pancakes

 Here are my best tips for making pancakes, plus my go-to recipe for easy buttermilk pancakes! Every time I take a bite of a really good buttermilk pancake, one that is fluffy, light, and perfectly flavored with a little sweetness and vanilla, I feel like I could write a poem about how it comforts...

Potluck Potato Salad

Potluck Potato Salad

There are a thousand and one ways to make potato salad, and over the years I’ve tried many of those ways. There are so many types of potatoes you can use, not to mention the different types of dressing. (Can I just say that I’m totally digging chimichurri dressing lately?) But when it comes...

Strawberry White Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

Skip To RecipeClassic Rice Krispie Treats get an upgrade with Strawberries and White Chocolate! These store well and are perfect for bake sales and gifts. I think I may care about Rice Krispie Treats far more than the average person, but I seriously love them. It is an absurdly simple dessert to make, but...

Strawberry Nutella Puff Pastry

Strawberry Nutella Puff Pastry

This 3-ingredient Strawberry Nutella Puff Pastry is quick and easy to prepare for a simple dessert. Besides the fact that puff pastry is glorious simply because it is flaky, buttery heaven, puff pastry is a fantastic food to have stocked in the freezer because it’s a quick ticket to numerous easy desserts. Today’s recipe...

Carrot Raisin Salad with Pine Nuts

This gorgeously vibrant Fresh Carrot Raisin Salad is full of flavor but light on calories!

Skip To RecipeThis gorgeously vibrant Carrot Raisin Salad is full of flavor and simple to prepare. It’s a great make-ahead dish too, as it only gets better as it sits. I absolutely adore picnics. I love the marriage of eating a meal with spending time outside, and I think there is something so restorative...

Lean Slow Cooker Beef Ragu with Pappardelle

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu with Pappardelle: An easy big-batch recipe to make for dinner!

Skip To RecipeShort ribs aren’t the default cut of beef for shredding anymore! Flank steak is a lot leaner and shreds beautifully for this ragu, cooked low and slow for 8 hours and tossed with fresh pappardelle pasta. Shredded beef has always been one of my favorite things to eat, and for most of...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes are my *go-to* and are really easy to make!

Skip To RecipeThese Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes are my go-to cupcake recipe! They’re rich, dark, and insanely moist. The Peanut Butter Buttercream on top is the perfect pairing, and only has 4 ingredients. Even though I’m not solely a baker, I would...

Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Dietary restriction friendly Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Bread

This Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Bread is wonderful as toast in the morning and is adaptable to suit various dietary restrictions. Cinnamon Raisin was my toast of choice when I was a kid, and it still is today. I love that swirl of sweet cinnamon and brown sugar all throughout each slice, and the juicy...

Kung Pao Chicken

Chinese Takeout at Home, in 20 minutes! Kung Pao Chicken is an easy stir fry with marinated chicken, bell pepper, peanuts, and other great flavors.

Skip To RecipeMake your own Chinese takeout at home, using quality meat and your favorite vegetables! This Kung Pao Chicken is quick and easy to make, perfect for a weeknight meal. Making Chinese food at home for myself came out of necessity. As crazy as it may sound, I have found very few Chinese...

Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars with Pecan Crust

These Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars are easy to make and total crowdpleasers!

Skip To RecipeThese Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars combine multiple desserts into one bite! You have a crumbly pecan crust on the bottom, creamy cheesecake in the middle, and chocolate chip cookie dough on top. I am the most indecisive person...

Cauliflower “Fried Rice” with Chicken

Healthy dinner in 15 minutes! This Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken is the perfect weeknight meal, and it's loaded with protein, veggies, and flavor!

Skip To RecipeReady in 20 minutes and easy to make, this Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken is healthy, low-carb, full of protein, and full of veggies! Sometimes it seems like the internet wants to make everything out of cauliflower, and my disposition is to be quite suspicious of these recipes. Rice is a welcome...

Cheddar Biscuit Topped Barbecue Chicken Pie

A comforting recipe for a cozy dinner! This Cheddar Biscuit-Topped Barbecue Chicken Pie is creamy heaven.

Skip To RecipeThis Cheddar Biscuit Topped Barbecue Chicken Pie is a bold twist on a classic comfort dish — chicken pot pie! The sauce is a little bit smoky and rich from a splash of BBQ sauce, and cheddar biscuits replace the usual pie crust. I don’t know how I made it this far in...

Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix

How to Make Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix

This all-natural Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix is free of MSG, preservatives, and additives. It’s a great key ingredient for a wide variety of recipes, like dips, dressings, chicken, and even things like popcorn and roasted potatoes! When I was a kid, ranch was one of my favorite flavors. Ranch dressing was always the magical...

One Pan Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken with Asparagus

Chicken Breast Wrapped in Prosciutto for an easy weeknight meal!

Skip To RecipeDinner in one pan, and under 30 minutes! Chicken breasts are seasoned with garlic and rosemary, then wrapped in salty, savory prosciutto, and served with asparagus spears cooked in the same skillet. The internet seems to be exploding with one pan dinners lately, and it makes complete sense. No one likes doing...

Steak with Scallion Chimichurri Sauce

Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Skip To RecipeDinner in 15 minutes! This Scallion Chimichurri Sauce takes 5 minutes to pulse together and is the perfect accompaniment for a seared or grilled steak. In my eyes, there’s nothing plain or boring about a well-seared steak seasoned generously...

Blueberry Buckle

Blueberry Buckle Cake

Skip To RecipeThis Blueberry Buckle is loaded with tons of blueberries and baked with a cinnamon streusel crumb topping. It’s a wonderful coffee cake to serve at your next brunch! When I lived in southern Georgia, there was a blueberry...

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili made in the slow cooker!

Skip To RecipeThis hearty White Chicken Chili is made in the slow cooker for an easy weeknight meal. It’s a true “throw it in and turn it on” slow cooker recipe, with full flavor and warm spices. I’ve partnered with Swanson® to bring you this recipe. I’ve seen so many articles lately about how...

Coconut Oil Brownies

Coconut Oil Brownies

Skip To RecipeThese Coconut Oil Brownies are super fudgy, moist, and rich. They’re easy to make, and are a great dairy-free option for those who can’t have butter.  There are as many ways to make a brownie as there are to make a chocolate chip cookie. A brownie can be cakey, or it can...

Perfect Buffalo Wing Sauce

Easy Buffalo Wing Sauce made with Frank's

Skip To RecipeThis Buffalo Wing Sauce has the perfect amounts of Frank’s Hot Sauce, butter, cayenne, and worcestershire, for balance of flavor and a smooth consistency to coat fried or baked chicken wings. This post is as much for you as it is for me. Whenever Pete and I make chicken wings, often times...

Buffalo Garlic Knots

Buffalo Garlic Knots Recipe

Skip To RecipeThese Buffalo Garlic Knots are stuffed with a hint of blue cheese, and brushed with a garlic buffalo sauce. Today’s post is another step in my personal mission to “buffalo all the things.” That unbeatable combo of Frank’s hot sauce, worcestershire, and blue cheese…oh…oh… As I mentioned in my Blue Cheese Dip post a...