While I love the mac part of mac and cheese, I am often looking for ways to include more veggies in meals, especially during holiday time! And, many of you have asked for some lower carb recipe options, so here we are with cauliflower ‘mac’ and cheese! This can be an easy main dish during…

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There is nothing better than a crispy, crunchy, juicy chicken tender dipped in your favorite sauce. They’re kid- and adult-friendly, and this version is made special with almonds! When making chicken tenders or nuggets at home, I follow the “standard breading procedure”, which is dipping the chicken in flour, then an egg wash, then breadcrumbs.…

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I know I’ve mentioned this before, but I’m a huge believer in what I like to call “back pocket recipes”. The ones where you don’t really need a recipe and that come together in just a few minutes on hectic weeknights. But that are truly delicious. These pork chops with garlicky greens are one of…

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I don’t know about you, but on many weeknights, I’m only in the mood and have time for a meal that takes no more than 30 minutes to throw together. And with any luck, it barely takes 20. But what I always want is a delicious meal. And just because it doesn’t take much time…

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I used to have a massive garden that was often taken over by zucchini. I complained because it would outshine many of my other plants, but now I miss it! I haven’t had a garden for two years (and absolutely plan to build one next spring!) and I want to have so much zucchini I…

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Sometimes cooking fish can be intimidating. I talked a little bit about this in the Grilled Pesto Salmon blog, but I think this is a good reminder that you absolutely CAN cook juicy, mouthwatering fish in your very own kitchen! (Or out on the grill, in this case.) And the same tips I shared for…

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We are now fully submerged in spring, and I don’t know about you, but I’m absolutely loving it! I’ve been enjoying all of the spring eats, like rhubarb and asparagus. Today, I’m sharing with you one of my very favorite asparagus recipes: Asparagus Caprese Salad. Caprese salad, traditionally, is a simple mix of fresh mozzarella, bright red tomatoes,…

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Want a delicious salmon dinner on the table in about 20 minutes? I sure do! Salmon has loads of health benefits, including being supportive of brain and heart health (thank you, omega 3s!), but sometimes it can be intimidating to cook. Do you keep the skin on or take it off? Does it need to…

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Have you ever eaten a scrumptious peanut sauce at a restaurant and said to yourself, “I wish I had the recipe so I could make it at home!” Well, my friends, this is that recipe. I use this peanut sauce in so many recipes that my friends make awkward jokes about it, like “you’re going…

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