Garlic Parmesan Oven Fries
What doesn’t taste better when covered in garlic and Parmesan?? This classic flavor combo gives these oven-baked fries a one-two punch of savory umami flavor...
Bacon Ranch Turkey Burgers
These super simple Bacon Ranch Turkey Burgers are the BEST homemade burgers around. Simple ingredients with TONS of flavor!
Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding
Bread pudding, also known as French Toast Casserole, is what all your cozy weekend breakfast dreams are made of. It’s basically bread soaked in...
It’s funny how oats have been pigeonholed for use in mostly sweet dishes in the U.S. We tend to eat oats sweetened at breakfast,...
BBQ Meatballs with Cheese Grits
BBQ Meatballs with Cheese Grits is the perfect cozy meal for for crisp fall evenings, football games, and afternoons spent raking leaves.
Honey Sriracha Tofu
This sweet, spicy, and sticky honey sriracha tofu is addictively delicious! Add it to salads, bowl meals, noodles, wraps, and more.
Pesto Cheese Toast
Pesto has been a champion ingredient in my kitchen for a while. Although it is a slightly more expensive item, a little bit goes...
This bright and fresh Mediterranean Coleslaw has a light lemony dressing (no mayo!) and a medley of crunchy and colorful vegetables.
Curried Ground Beef with Peas and Potatoes
We used to eat these really delicious meat pies when we were growing up. I’m not sure exactly what was in them, but I...
How to Juice a Lemon
Learn how to juice a lemon using five simple tricks to get every last drop of juice. These tips work great on all fresh...
Loaded Smashed Potatoes
These loaded smashed potatoes are boiled until tender and fluffy, baked until golden and crispy, and piled high with toppings!
Raspberry Oatmeal Bars
I don’t do desserts too often, and when I do they’re usually made with simple pantry staples that I know I’m already going to...
Baked Chicken Drumsticks
Oven baked chicken drumsticks are the perfect easy dinner idea that can be flavored with any of your favorite seasonings.
How to Make the Best Veggie Sandwich
Use what you have on hand to build an ultimate veggie sandwich packed with color, flavor, and texture. Eat the rainbow!
Ranch Broccoli Pasta
This Ranch Broccoli Pasta just takes minutes to make and is full of deliciously creamy, tangy, herby ranch flavor!
Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix
This super simple homemade ranch seasoning makes great ranch dressing and can also be used to season, meat, vegetables, pasta, and more.
Crunchy Kale and Chicken Salad
If you think a salad can’t fill you up, think again. This awesomely crunchy and flavorful Kale and Chicken Salad is chock full of...
Easy Lemon Cream Pie
This sweet and creamy cloud-like lemon cream pie is an easy summer dessert that can be made completely no-bake, if needed.
Black Bean and Roasted Salsa Soup
Colorful oven-roasted vegetables, black beans, fresh cilantro, and lime come together to make a vibrant soup that's great any time of year.
Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread
This Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread is rich, moist, and a little spicy. It's perfect for pairing with your favorite soup or chili.
Chicken Salad with Apples
I’m kind of obsessed with chicken salad lately. It’s easy to prepare, super filling, and the perfect cold meal during these hot summer months....
These cheese grits are extra rich, creamy, and flavorful. They make a hearty and comforting breakfast or a delicious side dish with dinner.
This super hearty antipasto salad is full of cured meats, cheeses, and pickled vegetables for an extra flavorful and filling salad.
Homemade Italian Dressing
This simple homemade Italian Dressing is a zesty mix of flavorful herbs, savory Parmesan, and bright lemon to complement any salad.
Oven Roasted Corn with Honey Chili Butter
Oven roasting is hands down my favorite way to prepare vegetables and that includes fresh summer sweet corn. Roasting the fresh ears while still...
Curry Chickpea Salad
This Curry Chickpea Salad is a fast and easy no-cook lunch that's perfect for summer. Light, fresh, filling, tangy, and flavorful!
Chipotle Lime Chicken and Rice
This easy one-pot chipotle lime chicken and rice is tangy, smoky, spicy, and incredibly delicious. Makes a great main dish or meal prep!
Quick Veggie Pasta
Use up your leftover odds and ends in the kitchen because "anything goes" with this Quick Veggie Pasta! Make it vegetarian or vegan!
Sweet Corn Salsa
Fresh and juicy summer sweet corn makes the best corn salsa for topping tacos, salads, bowl meals, or dipping with your favorite chips.
Easy Fish Tacos with Cumin Lime Slaw
Earlier this week I made a big batch of sunny and fresh Cumin Lime Coleslaw, but I didn’t intend to just eat coleslaw all...
“Everything But the Bagel” Sandwich Rounds
These easy Sandwich Rounds are made with a simple no-knead dough and topped with a healthy dose of “everything but the bagel” seasoning!
Chocolate Coffee Breakfast Smoothie
This Chocolate Coffee Breakfast Smoothie is a dessert-worthy treat and a sneaky way to add an extra dose of vegetables to your day.
Oven Roasted Ratatouille
What happens when you take thinly sliced vegetables, layer them in a dish, add a rich red sauce, plenty of herbs, and a cheesy...
Funfetti Mug Cake
This super cute Funfetti Mug Cake is the perfect single-serving dessert for when you need something sweet and fast! It only takes five minutes...
When the summer heat is at full blast and the last thing you want to do is cook, it’s time to make Gazpacho. It’s...
The Best Easy Hollandaise Sauce
An easy, no-fail method for making homemade hollandaise sauce in just minutes. Anyone can make this rich and creamy lemon butter sauce!
One Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp and Rice
You only need one pot and 8 ingredients to make this easy and flavorful Lemon Garlic Shrimp and Rice. Fast, easy, and delicious!
Classic Southern Style Potato Salad
People take their potato salad very seriously here in the south. I learned that quickly after moving to southern Louisiana twenty years ago (omg,...
Classic Three Bean Salad
Just a few simple ingredients come together in this Classic Three Bean Salad to make an easy summer side dish, perfect for BBQs and...
BBQ Cheddar Baked Chicken
Forget boring or bland baked chicken breasts, this BBQ Cheddar Baked Chicken is going to be the star of your dinner plate.
Green Chile Mac and Cheese
Creamy Monterey Jack cheese, tangy diced green chiles, and a little earthy cumin make this green chile mac and cheese anything but ordinary!
Lemon Blueberry Scones
Scones are my bakery treat of choice to have with coffee. Why? Because they’re not too sweet, they’re not too rich, and they’re not...
Spicy Pineapple Cucumber Salad
This Spicy Pineapple Cucumber Salad is the perfect mix of salty, sweet, and spicy, making it an addictive summer treat.
Pizza melts are like a cross between your two favorite comfort foods: pizza and grilled cheese. They're fast, easy, and the perfect quick meal!...
Country Sausage Gravy
Make this easy Country Sausage Gravy from scratch in under 20 minutes for a hearty southern style breakfast at home.
Pesto Chickpea Salad
I love quick fixes because I am busy and if something takes me more than 15-30 minutes to prepare, chances are I’m not going...
Beef and Cauliflower Taco Skillet
This beef and cauliflower taco skillet has layers of flavor, color, and texture, and all of your favorite taco flavors in one hearty bowl.
Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet
Y’all know I love to get creative with flavors, but every once in a while I get in the mood for straight-up American comfort...
How to Make a Simple Side Salad and Why You Should Make One with Dinner Tonight
Use this easy formula to make simple side salads that will add color, texture, and flavor to your dinners.
Eggplant Mozzarella Sandwiches
These Eggplant Mozzarella Sandwiches are an easy vegetarian dish with plenty of options for customizing to fit your tastes and budget.
Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad
This light and fresh Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad is perfect for summer BBQs and potlucks, or your weekly meal prep.
One Pot Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff
Guess what time it is! Comfort-food-o’clock. And what makes better comfort food than a rich creamy pasta dish, like this One Pot Beef and...
Easy Pesto Chicken and Vegetables
This Easy Pesto Chicken and Vegetables meal prep is super fast and easy, and holds up well in the fridge for tasty lunches all...
Broccoli Cheddar Pizza
This broccoli cheddar pizza starts with a super creamy herb-filled white sauce then is topped with tender broccoli florets and cheddar.
No Bake Pretzel Peanut Butter Bars
These no-bake pretzel peanut butter bars are a ridiculously simple homemade version of your favorite peanut butter cups!
Coconut Chicken Strips with Sweet Chili Sauce
Talk about addictive! Once you try one of these crispy Coconut Chicken strips dipped in tangy sweet chili sauce you’re going to want to make...
Southwest Tortilla Baked Eggs
These southwest inspired tortilla baked eggs make an easy and delicious weekend breakfast with plenty of room for customization!
Cinnamon Pecan Cauli Oats
Cinnamon Pecan Cauli oats combine riced cauliflower with rolled oats for an extra dose of vegetables and texture with your breakfast!
Curry Roasted Vegetable Bowls
These curry roasted vegetable bowls are colorful, full of vibrant flavors, and the leftovers pack up well for your weekly meal prep!
Lemon Tahini Dressing
This super fast and easy dressing has bold flavors of garlic, lemon, and nutty tahini. Drizzle over salads, roasted vegetables, and more!
Creamy Pesto Mac with Spinach
I bought a little jar of pesto recently and have been having fun finding ways to add it to everyday recipes. Yesterday I noticed a...
Hot Corn Dip
This creamy, cheesy hot corn dip will be the star of the show at your next party, gathering, or BBQ. Easy to double for...
Broccoli Pasta Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette
This Broccoli Pasta Salad features a tangy homemade vinaigrette, nutty sunflower seeds, and creamy-salty feta.
Tomato Basil Vinaigrette
This tangy and slightly sweet tomato basil vinaigrette only requires a few simple ingredients and tastes great over salad and pasta alike.
Spaghetti with Hidden Vegetable Pasta Sauce
This week I had a killer craving for some classic spaghetti and meat sauce. But, as you may know, I like to add vegetables...
Lemon Garlic Roasted Asparagus
Lemon Garlic Roasted Asparagus is an easy side dish with vibrant flavors that pair well with grilled or roasted meat.
Secret Ingredient Cherry Almond Smoothie
This rich and creamy smoothie has a natural and subtle sweetness, a creamy texture, and tons of protein and plant fiber to keep you...
Mediterranean Turkey Burgers
Ground turkey can be kind of, well, boring if you don’t dress it up right. That’s why for these Mediterranean Turkey Burgers I added...
How to Make Riced Cauliflower
Homemade riced cauliflower is quick, freezable, and less expensive than buying it pre-made from the freezer aisle. Storage, uses, and more.
Southwest Cauliflower Rice
Southwest Cauliflower Rice is a quick, easy, and flavorful side dish that can also be spruced up and turned into an entire meal!
Peanut Tofu Noodle Bowls
These Peanut Tofu Noodle Bowls feature light and airy rice noodles, cold crunchy vegetables, and a deliciously bright peanut lime dressing.
Homemade Butter Biscuits
Big homemade weekend breakfasts are one of my favorite things ever and no weekend breakfast is complete without homemade biscuits. These butter biscuits are...
Tajín Shrimp Tacos
These bright and zesty Tacos feature Tajín seasoned shrimp and a simple slaw dressed with a homemade avocado dressing.
How to Freeze Kale
Learn how to freeze kale (or spinach) to reduce food waste and always have prepped kale on hand to add to your favorite recipes....
Kale and White Bean Power Bowls
These kale and white bean power bowls are full of flavor, texture, protein, fiber, and other nutrients. Perfect for meal prep!
Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken
These Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken Breasts are so tender, juicy, and flavorful, you'll want to spoon that delicious pan sauce over EVERYTHING.
Lemon Parsley Pasta
Lemon Parsley Pasta is bright, garlicky, and full of rich Parmesan flavor. It makes a great side dish or bed for chicken or fish....
Easy Vegetarian Minestrone
This easy Vegetarian Minestrone Soup is hearty, chock full of vegetables, budget friendly, meal prep ready, and super flexible!
Cheddar Drop Biscuits
These rich, fluffy, and cheesy Cheddar Drop Biscuits are as easy as it gets when it comes to homemade biscuits.
Sticky Ginger Chicken Wings
Wow. Just, WOW. These Sticky Ginger Chicken Wings are just the right amount of salty, sweet, and spicy with a fresh little zing thanks...
Sheet Pan BBQ Meatballs
These Sheet Pan BBQ Meatballs are easy, colorful, and delicious. Plus the leftovers hold up great, so they're meal prep friendly!
Simple Sautéed Vegetables
“What should I serve on the side?” is one of the most common questions I get. So it’s never a bad idea to have...
I absolutely love spinach pie. It’s rich, but not quite as heavy as a quiche, it has a deliciously flakey crust, and it works as...
Small Batch Deviled Eggs
When you just want enough deviled eggs for one or two people, make these fast and easy small batch deviled eggs!
Baked Ginger Salmon
Salmon is a bit on the expensive side, but it’s a really nice “sensible splurge” to have on special occasions or when you want...
Sesame Roasted Green Beans
Simply seasoned and roasted to perfection in the oven, these Sesame Roasted Green Beans are an easy and flavorful side dish.
Vegetable Tofu Scramble
This super vegetable packed tofu scramble is an easy, freezer-friendly, fiber and protein packed meal that is perfect for meal prep!
Cumin Lime Coleslaw
I used to really hate coleslaw until I made my own homemade coleslaw. It’s so fresh, crunchy, and creamy, and not at all gloppy or...
Quickie Red Beans and Rice
When you don't have time to soak and boil dry beans, these Quickie Red Beans and Rice get you all the flavor in a...
Slow Cooker Chili Rubbed Pulled Pork
There’s nothing quite like a slow-cooked, tender, juicy shredded pork. It’s versatile and freezes well, so I love making a big batch of this...
Mediterranean Tuna Salad
This simple, fresh, and filling Mediterranean Tuna Salad makes an easy protein-packed make-ahead lunch for your workweek. Tons of ideas for add-ins and substitutions...
Creamy Tomato Pasta with Sausage
A few simple add-ins make this Creamy Tomato Pasta with Sausage a level up from your usual weeknight spaghetti dinner.
Unstuffed Bell Peppers
Stuffed bell peppers are awesome, but I always find them slightly awkward or difficult to eat. Can’t I just throw the ingredients in a...
Spicy Peanut Butter Ramen
This Spicy Peanut Butter Ramen is an easy way to upgrade this inexpensive convenience food. It's super quick, filling, and can be customized a...
Broccoli Cheddar Casserole
Who doesn’t love Broccoli Cheddar Casserole?? This cozy homemade version doesn’t contain any canned “cream of” soup and comes together quickly. This comforting classic...
Spinach Rice with Feta
I like to add vegetables into whatever I'm eating, whenever I can, and this Spinach Rice with Feta is such a great way to...
Yogurt Marinated Chicken
This tangy and garlicky Yogurt Marinated Chicken is full of warm spices and can be served several different ways. It's my new go-to chicken...
Lemon Pepper Zucchini
I’m a true believer that side dishes should be as simple as possible. Save your time and energy for that amazing main dish and...
Turkey Taco Salad
This Turkey Taco Salad is an easy, light, and fresh dinner that's flexible enough to feed all your family members. Mix and match your...
Creamy Avocado Dressing
This tangy and creamy avocado dressing is great drizzled over salads, sandwiches, wraps, bowl meals, nachos, tacos, fresh vegetables, and more.