Blackberry Crisp

These delicious crumbles are made with blackberries tossed in a lavender syrup, and topped with a crisp and crumbly streusel topping!

Baked Salmon

This Baked Salmon is my preferred way to cook fresh salmon from the grocery, as it’s easy, delicious, and cleanup is a breeze. Serve it as the main dish for dinner, toss it in a mixed green salad, shred it for picnic-friendly salmon salad, and more! I’m not exaggerating when I say I cook this...

Stuffed Hot Cherry Pepper Poppers

These Cherry Pepper Poppers are stuffed with a delicious herb & garlic cheese filling, then baked until bubbling and golden. This recipe is great finger food for parties and entertaining!

Strawberry Iced Tea

Homemade Iced Tea with Strawberries and Rooibos

This Strawberry Iced Tea is the perfect party drink or summertime treat, and has amazing flavor from a simple Strawberry Simple Syrup and freshly brewed herbal tea. You can’t buy iced tea like this at the store! Making a fresh drink like this for parties or entertaining is one of the easiest wins of...

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

Big Mixing Bowl With Homemade Cauliflower Rice

Here’s a step-by-step for how to make cauliflower rice, using a food processor to rice a fresh head of cauliflower. It’s so easy and takes less than 5 minutes! While you can buy cauliflower rice from the store, it often has too much stem in it, and more of a square shape that’s not...

Potato Gratin

Easy and Delicious Potato Gratin Recipe - Side Dish with Gruyere, Parmesan, Garlic, and Thyme

This Potato Gratin is the perfect simple side dish for any type of meal, whether its weeknight dinners or holiday meals. Thin slices of Yukon gold potato are baked in cream, milk, two cheeses, garlic, and thyme, until bubbling and golden brown. Do you remember after Thanksgiving, I shared a rundown of my Thanksgiving menu...

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice With Garlic And Green Onion In Ceramic Bowl

This Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice has incredible flavor, and is the perfect side dish for many types of meals. It’s healthy, light, and takes less than 15 minutes to make. If you’re a cauliflower rice fan, this cilantro lime version is a must-try. And if you’re not a cauliflower rice fan yet, this is...

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

These Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts are a delicious one-bite appetizer that’s always a hit at parties. They’re crunchy, savory, salty, and meaty! This recipe is proof that some of the simplest things are also the most delicious. Only 4 ingredients are involved here, but there are so many different flavors and textures going on....

Garlic Herb Steak Fries

These Steak Fries are simple to prepare using a few seasonings from the pantry, and are versatile enough to pair well with many different recipes. They have a wonderful heft and bite to them, with crispy edges and a fluffy interior. There are things that you always pick up when you’re at the store. Maybe...

Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs - Homemade Choux Pastry Filled With Pastry Cream And Chocolate Glazed

These easy Cream Puffs are made from scratch, and taste SO delicious freshly baked from the oven. A simple choux pastry dough is mixed together, then baked and filled with a vanilla pastry cream!  When it comes to cream puffs and eclairs, freshness is everything. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve bought cream...

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay - With Peanut Sauce for Chicken

This Chicken Satay is easy to make and has tons of flavor. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs are marinated in green curry paste, soy sauce, lime, honey, and more, and grilled until caramelized and delicious. It’s finished with a simple peanut sauce for dipping! I should comment right off the bat about how this Chicken...

California Cobb Salad

This California Cobb Salad is the perfect hearty and healthy lunch, thanks to a great combination of ingredients. It has crispy bacon, salty blue cheese crumbles, creamy avocado, and a simple dressing to tie it all together. 

Homemade Corn Dogs

Corn dogs are a classic fair treat, and now you can make them at home! Mix together a quick cornmeal batter, dip the hot dogs, and fry!

Salmon Salad

This Salmon Salad is easy to make and wonderful to keep on hand in the fridge. There are many different ways to eat it, and it has great crunch and flavor from celery, herbs, and a creamy homemade dressing.  While tuna salad is the more common seafood salad, I think salmon salad is so...

Garlic Parmesan Wings

Easy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

These Garlic Parmesan Wings are a great alternative for people who don’t like classic spicy hot wings. The sauce is really easy to make and coats the wings beautifully! With football underway in the pre-season, I thought it would be a good time to share these chicken wings with you, well in advance of...

Steak Salad

Steak Salad Recipe - With Cilantro Lime Dressing

This Steak Salad is hearty enough to serve as the full meal for lunch or dinner, and has tons of flavor. Steak is pan seared and sliced thinly, then paired with ingredients like queso fresco, avocado, tomatoes, and a fresh Cilantro Lime Dressing. If you’re averse to dainty salads that border on rabbit food,...

Cilantro Lime Dressing

Cilantro Lime Dressing - Takes 5 minutes to make, stored in mason jar!

This Cilantro Lime Dressing has incredible flavor and only requires a handful of ingredients. It’s a fresh, creamy and balanced dressing that elevates any salad.  If you’re not a fan of the typical salad bars at the grocery store, I totally get you. Staring at steel buckets full of standard cut up vegetables and...

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

These Lavender Shortbread Cookies are buttery and lightly sweet, with a floral flavor and aroma from dried lavender. They're simple to make, only require 5 ingredients, and gift really well to family and friends!

How to Sear a Steak

Searing steak is so easy to do, I never order steak at restaurants anymore! Here are my top tips for a pan seared steak that is caramelized on the outside, and juicy in the middle.

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

This Buffalo Chicken Pizza has a Frank’s hot sauce bechamel and is topped with mozzarella, chicken, tomatoes and scallions. It’s a fun recipe for game night. If you’re a fan of all things Buffalo when it comes to food, you’ve got to try this pizza! This Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe is just as easy...

Korean Chicken Wings

These Korean Chicken Wings hit all the flavor notes, and are a little sweet, spicy, tangy, and savory. The sauce only takes 5 minutes to make and coats the chicken wings beautifully with a consistency that's similar to BBQ sauce. It's the perfect appetizer for game night or parties!

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Smoothie In Ikea Aqua Glasses With Runamok Hibiscus Maple Syrup

This Blueberry Banana Smoothie only requires six ingredients, and manages to be both healthy and delicious. It's a great quick breakfast option and only takes 5 minutes to make!

Carrot Raisin Salad

This 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. If you’re looking for a pretty and delicious side dish that holds up well for picnics, potlucks, and parties, this is the recipe for you! I...

Egg Salad

This Egg Salad recipe is the best I’ve tasted, and I eat it all the time! Perfectly cooked hardboiled eggs, crunchy celery, briny cornichons, and fresh dill make for an egg salad that’s flavorful, creamy, and full of texture. I love keeping this egg salad on hand for easy protein that can be put on...

Roasted Parsnips

Easy Roasted Parsnips For Dinner Vegetable Side Dish

Roasted Parsnips are simple to make and incredibly delicious as a vegetable side to any dinner. They have a natural sweetness that caramelizes in the oven for a delicious flavor.

Beef Wellington

I make this Beef Wellington every year for Christmas dinner, and it's one of my favorite dishes in the entire world. Chateaubriand is wrapped in duxelles, prosciutto, and puff pastry for a delicious and flavorful entree.

Romesco

Quick Romesco Sauce With Almonds, Garlic, Red Peppers, Smoked Paprika, Olive Oil, And More on Wooden Board In Weck Jar

This quick romesco takes 5 minutes to make, and is the perfect sauce for chicken, steak, pork, potatoes, and vegetables. It's healthy and full of flavor!

Tiramisu

This classic Tiramisu is made authentically in the Italian way, with espresso soaked ladyfingers layered with a light and airy mascarpone cream, and dusted with cocoa powder to finish. This is a great make ahead dessert and perfect for entertaining!

Salmon Cakes

These healthy and delicious Salmon Cakes have tons of flavor, with mashed sweet potato, smoky chipotle, and scallions. I ate a ton of these during my Whole30! I’ve probably eaten a hundred of these salmon cakes in the past 6 months. My only explanation is that I really like them, plus I was making...

Mayonnaise

Homemade Creamy Whole30 And Paleo Mayonnaise In Weck Jar

This Homemade Mayonnaise takes less than 10 minutes to make, and it tastes SO much better than most of the brands at the store. Fresh is definitely better when it comes to mayonnaise, and you only need 5 ingredients!

Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice

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!

This Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice takes about 20 minutes to make, and can be served as the main event at dinner. It’s healthy, low carb, and full of both protein and veggies!  Of all the healthy food swaps that have caught fire in the past few years, cauliflower rice is one that I can...

Sazon Seasoning

Ground Annatto, Ground Coriander, Ground Cumin, Dried Oregano, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder In Marble Bowl For Homemade Sazon Mix

This Homemade Sazon Seasoning combines a handful of simple spices for a mix that's versatile and flavorful. I use it once a week for pulled pork, and it's also great with fish, chicken, beef, beans and rice, and more! 

Trifecta Dessert Bars

Trifecta Bake Sale Dessert Bars With Coconut Oil Brownie Layer, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Layer, And Coconut Oil Rice Krispie Treats Layer

These Trifecta Bars combine three of the most all-time loved desserts into one bite, with fudgy brownie on the bottom, chocolate chip cookie dough in the middle, and rice krispie treats on top! These store really well and are great for bake sales too.

Black Bean Hummus

This Black Bean Hummus is creamier than a classic chickpea hummus, and is flavored with tahini and spices!

Bacon and Crispy Shallot Deviled Eggs

Bacon and Crispy Shallot Deviled Eggs On Light Gray Plate

These Bacon & Crispy Shallot Deviled Eggs are such a delicious appetizer! They have just the right amount of creaminess, plus plenty of crispy shallots and bacon for flavor and texture.

Energy Bites

Bowl Of Raspberry Coconut Energy Bites In Light Blue Ceramic Weave Bowl

These delicious Energy Bites are nutrient and energy-dense, and travel-friendly. They’re also paleo, vegan, and easily whole30-adaptable. You never have to be hangry again with these energy bites in your life! All joking aside, that was one of the biggest positives I had when I started making these. There have been times when I’ve...