Poblano White Bean Hummus

  Ah yes! Spring is on it’s way, goodbye February and hello March! In with the warmer days and out with the frigid air. Welcome aboard sunshine and off ya go gloomy, chilly clouds. Spring is the season for farmers markets, flourishing gardens, and of course plenty of fresh veggies. Making dips, sauces, and side…

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Lemon Orzo with Almond Crusted Chicken

This is another great dish to meal prep for lunch or dinners throughout the week. This recipe makes enough for about 4-5 people and if you add a salad or something else on the side it can stretch even further. The orzo can be eaten cold or reheated, which makes it perfect for dinner-on-the-go or…

Pesto Zucchini Noodle Pasta

Zucchini noodles have been all the rage this past year, they’ve even earned themselves the nickname, “Zoodles”. However, zucchini isn’t the only vegetable you can substitute for pasta if you’re looking for some nutrient dense noodles to add to your lunch or dinner plate. Among other vegetables I have seen spiralized into noodles include sweet…

‘Roasted Butternut Squash Soup’

Butternut Squash Soup.. it just sounds like a cozy fall afternoon in a cup. Wrapped up in some creamy goat cheese, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper, and topped with some deliciously nutty pumpkin seeds. It makes an entrance at any meal you serve it at, especially with its bright gold appearance. This dish isn’t…

‘Spiced Apple Steel Cut Oats’

Crisp fall mornings are dreamy, especially when the kitchen smells like homemade breakfast, freshly brewed coffee, and warmed apple spice. Who says you can’t have one of these mornings during the week, even when you’re rushed out the door for work? So many of us skip out on breakfast because of the common misconception that…

Simply Brined & Roasted Chicken

If you are looking for a simple yet delicious recipe, one that leaves everybody around the table happy and healthy, this should be one of the first recipes you pull from the recipe box. It uses simple ingredients, simple prep time, and simple cooking methods for an out-of-this-world taste. Pull it out of the oven…

Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin, & Zucchini Muffins

It is just about that time of year again when the fall baking has begun and pumpkin flavor makes its big debut. Soon enough your kitchen will begin to smell like pumpkin spice and everything nice, but all those sweet pumpkin treats might add up quicker than you think. It seems you can’t go anywhere…

‘Salmon Pasta with Cashew Pesto’

It’s pretty normal throughout life to crave a good bowl of pasta, there is just something about it that radiates comfort, warmth and might even have you muttering, “there’s no place like home.” When I crave a bowl of pasta (let’s be honest, it happens more often than I would like to admit), I crave…

Avocado Caprese Salad

During the summer months when it is just so hot outside, cooking near the hot oven might seem like suicide in the south. That’s why I get creative, creating side dishes and other meals that can be served chilled and don’t take too much energy putting together. We recently had a fish fry with some…

Simply Roasted Veggies

This recipe is one of my absolute favorites to make because of the simplicity of putting it together, leaving it in the oven, and ease of cleaning up after dinner. If you are looking for an easy side dish to make for your family (or yourself), this is definitely one to post on the fridge….