Rosemary Pepper Drop Biscuits

rosemary & pepper drop biscuits

Just because you haven’t gotten the hang of yeast breads doesn’t mean that you can’t have a hot, fresh piece of bread with your dinner. There are always “quick” breads! Biscuits are the most...

Kale & Chickpea Soup

Kale & Chickpea Soup

I know hot soup may seem characteristically out of place, especially since I’m posting it on the unofficial first day of summer. But, at my work place it’s a perpetually cold 65 degrees every...

Lemon Raspberry Baked Oatmeal

lemon raspberry baked oatmeal

During the hot summer months all I ever want to eat is lemon raspberry slushies. There’s something about that sweet tart flavor that I find ultra refreshing. Lemon raspberry muffins are also pretty tasty,...

Summer Succotash

Summer Succotash

I don’t know why Sylvester always said “sufferin’ succotash!” because I sure don’t feel like I’m suffering when I’m eating it! Succotash may have started out as an inexpensive meal in the depression era,...

Mediterranean Quesadillas

Mediterranean Quesadillas

I LOVE quesadillas. Crispy on the outside, all warm and melty on the inside… Oh so good. While I don’t think I can top my favorite black bean quesadillas, these mediterranean quesadillas are an...

Chili Cheese Beef n Mac

Chili Cheese Beef n’ Mac

WARNING: Comfort food ahead! This dish contains pasta, beef, and cheese. It’s hearty and delicious. Proceed at your own risk! ;) Say you grew up on Hamburger Helper (no shame), but now that you’re...

Shaved Zucchini

Shaved Zucchini

What makes something delicious? It’s not just flavor. It’s flavor, texture, visual appeal, aroma… all of these things together. Sometimes simply changing the texture of an item can change the whole experience. I love...

Balsamic Beef Kebabs

balsamic beef kebabs

I love kebabs. They’re fresh, filling, and super easy. …and to me they say “SUMMER!” The cost per serving for this recipe is almost double than most my recipes, but when I stop to...

Roasted Garlic Pasta Salad is a light and fresh pasta salad infused with rich roasted garlic. BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Garlic Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is super easy to throw together and is surprisingly filling! I was also really happy with how creamy and delicious it was, despite the fact that I used part-skim ricotta. It...

Pineapple Ginger Lassi

Pineapple Ginger Lassi

I may have stumbled upon the most refreshing drink on the planet. …well, one of the most refreshing drinks, anyway. If you’ve never heard of a lassi, it’s a drink made with yogurt, spices,...

Orange Molasses Pork Chops

orange molasses pork chops

These might be the easiest pork chops I’ve ever made. …and the most tender. …and maybe they might be tied with the Glazed Pork Chops for best tasting. This orange molasses marinade was a...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

quinoa tabbouleh

That’s “keen-wah tab-ooh-lay”. Don’t let the name scare you away from this simple salad. I’m obsessed with tabbouleh and have been since the first time I had it. It’s full of texture and tons...