When it comes to making dinner, lets be honest, the easier it is the better. This BBQ chicken quarters with quinoa and salad makes the perfect grilled meal any time of the year. Bound to be a meal you will make over and over. Turn on the grill and lets get cooking.I have been thinking lately that making things easier in the kitchen is how I want to cook more and more. With the holidays approaching, I want to be prepping less and enjoying time with friends and family instead. This dish is perfect for fall entertainment. This is why I love shopping at Fred Meyer. (more…)
This fall weather has me feeling all sorts of good feelings these days. It’s now the end of summer, school began last week and the weather has been getting a bit chilly in the mornings. These flaky mini chicken pot pies have me thinking of cozying up by the fire, wearing sweaters and boots and watching the leaves change outside.One of the best things about fall coming is turning on the oven to cook our dinners at home to make the house smell good and feel cozy too. I’m kind of obsessed with these mini chicken pot pies. They taste like the ultimate comfort food and are the perfect meal to have on-hand when you only need one serving at a time or you are feeding your family.
Here’s a simple recipe for an Asian style salad with Crispy Skin Salmon with Veggies and Noodles. I love using beautiful fresh green veggies like asparagus, broccolini, snow peas and spinach – all tossed in a sesame-ginger dressing along with some noodles to add a freshness to your bowl of noodles.
Who said rice cakes were boring? Not me! Especially as there are so many ways to dress them up! Rice cakes are a staple in our pantry. These sweet & savory rice cakes are the perfect after-school kid friendly snack. To me they’re far from boring and bland.Ever since my kids started school, they always ask for an after-school snack. My sweet & savory rice cakes make the perfect easy and flexible snack for any child or adult. Plus these are Gluten Free and healthy, win win!
Have you ever tried plantains? Well I have a delicious recipe for tostones, guacamole, skirt steak and chimichuri sauce. Great idea for a Whole30 approved recipe. Make extra because they will go fast.
Need an easy lunch or dinner idea that is also healthy and Whole30 approved? Try my salmon, tomato skewers with chimichuri sauce.
This pan-fried halloumi & peach salad on a bed of arugula is the summer salad I can’t get enough of. Topped with homemade basil oil for the most vibrant of flavors, I have no doubt you will love this salad.
I’ve been working on some fun and easy summer dinner recipes, so when I had the chance to work with Wolf Gourmet products, specifically their 8.5” inch skillet and high-performance blender, I decided to create a delicious warm-weather salad. (more…)
Memorial Day is around the corner and I spent the day grilling outside yesterday to create this delicious Grilled Asian Salmon on one sheet with mustard dressing. It’s super simple and not a lot of prep work. Turns out very flavorful and done in no time. Perfect easy recipe for a sunny weekend. (more…)
Hello potato lover! Spring is finally here, seeing all the blooming cherry blossoms, daffodils and so much more has been so inspiring to get cooking on some new ideas for the upcoming holidays.Today’s recipe is for an easy potato appetizer that is also a healthy recipe. Everyone is getting ready for Easter celebrations, so I figured I would come up with a fun new recipe to share with you guys. (more…)
I have no idea why I have never made chili before? Maybe because I have tried some before and since I am not a big fan of beans, I tend to avoid eating them. But this chili, OMG it’s the best accidental chili I’ve ever had/made. The first time I experimented with this a few days ago, I was looking for that nice smokey flavor bacon gives and when I was getting the bacon, I saw a nice piece of ham hog and decided to add it in for more of that flavor, match made in heaven. Adding in the organic ground turkey meat and quinoa adds a good healthy option to the chili instead of using beef. Also, adding smoked gouda to top off the chili adds more of that smokey flavor I was going for. (more…)
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