Here is an easy weeknight recipe that uses ground turkey, seasons it with a citrus-fish sauce-soy sauce dressing, and is served over rice with cucumbers and pickled onions. This ground turkey rice bowl is loosely inspired by the Thai meat dish larb (also spelled laab). It’s seasoned incredibly well – no boring ground turkey recipes… Continue reading Larb-inspired Ground Turkey Rice Bowls
Have you ever had trottole pasta? Trottole pasta is a curly-cue pasta shape that looks like a tight coil. Its shape clings to pasta sauce, so you get a perfect distribution of pasta:sauce with every bite. This recipe for trottole pasta is topped with a spicy-ish shrimp marinara sauce. The shrimp marinara sauce is a… Continue reading Trottole Pasta with a Shrimp Marinara Sauce Recipe
Here’s a recipe for a shaved brussels sprouts salad, that’s super easy to make, as well as low carb/keto and healthy. It’s surprisingly filling — the brussels sprouts are very hearty, and the addition of shaved parmesan, Castelvetrano olives, and toasted nuts really rounds out this shaved brussels sprouts salad recipe. Make it for dinner… Continue reading Healthy Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad
Here’s a recipe for an heirloom tomato mozzarella salad — perfect for the heirloom tomatoes we see in July and August. Use this recipe as a template for any tomato salad you like — it’s very versatile and flexible to whatever herb or cheese you want to use with it. With bright tomatoes, creamy mozzarella,… Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad
Here’s a recipe for a Mexican flavor-inspired grilled branzino recipe. Branzino, also known as bronzini, is a Mediterranean fish that is small enough to grilled whole on a grill. It’s really delicious grilled with a slice of lime or lemon inside and then served with a flavorful salsa, since branzino is a fairly mild white… Continue reading Grilled Branzino
Here’s a recipe for keto lamb meatballs, seasoned with cumin and coriander, and served on a yogurt moat with chimichurri and fresh arugula. These lamb meatballs are a really good party appetizer, shared dish, or snack. This keto lamb recipe is low carb friendly, with 5 net carbs per serving.
This orange and rosemary roasted salmon recipe is so easy and you can use any citrus and any herb you want. I used cara cara oranges and rosemary, but you could use lemon and thyme, or meyer lemons and marjoram, or lemon/lemon verbena — the combos are endless. Make this super easy roasted salmon recipe… Continue reading Orange & Rosemary Roasted Salmon (Healthy, Easy, Low Carb)
If you’re a chili oil noodle lover but are trying to cut down on net carbs, here is a keto/low carb chili oil noodle recipe to satisfy your cravings. Using shirataki noodles and your favorite chili oil, this dish is spicy, cool, and crunchy with the addition of cucumbers and peanuts. One serving of these… Continue reading Keto-Friendly Chili Oil Noodles
This recipe for one-pot chicken and rice is inspired by Indian flavors, using garam masala as its primary seasoning. This chicken recipe comes together in about a half an hour and serves 4. Make this super easy one pan chicken and rice dinner any time you’re looking to extend your pantry ingredients and make Indian… Continue reading Garam Masala Chicken and Rice
These braised baby new potatoes are tender, melt-in-your-mouth, dead-easy to make and versatile in so many ways. I love to make these braised baby new potatoes and serve as a side dish with chicken, or as part of a nicoise salad, with a fried egg on top, or on their own as a snack.
This is a classic, indulgent vodka pasta sauce with rigatoni recipe made with butter, onions, tomato, vodka and heavy cream. This recipe would be perfect for date night, a family get together, or any time you’re craving a classic pasta with vodka sauce.
This recipe for a miso chicken and rice soup uses pantry basics to create a nourishing, warming, healthy soup. With ginger, miso, rice, and chicken broth, you can have an easy soup for 6-8 people ready in less than an hour.
This easy roasted chicken recipe is a staple you must memorize how to make. All you have to is stuff is with lemon and onion, season it with salt and pepper and then roast it in the oven for 1 hour at 425F. That really could be the whole blog post! If you want, save… Continue reading Easy Recipe for Roasting a Whole Chicken
This easy, healthy chickpea salad is a great vegetarian lunch option! Inspired by fattoush, but omitting the croutons, this chickpea, tomato, and cucumber salad is endlessly scalable, perfect for meal-prep or anytime you need a quick healthy lunch or snack.
For all of you lovebirds out there, now would be a good time to start planning your Valentine’s Day dinner menu: February 14 is coming very soon. Here are some Valentine’s day dinner ideas, from a modern kale caesar to my foolproof method for cooking steak, to a roasted cauliflower dish, to a perfect flourless chocolate cake… Continue reading Date Night/Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu
This lemon and leek soup is inspired by avgolemono, a Greek lemon-egg soup that is light-tasting yet hearty and filling. In the wintertime, this avgolemono recipe is perfect for when you feel a little scratch in the back of your throat – the citrus is refreshing and the addition of egg to the broth makes… Continue reading Lemon, Leek, and White Bean Soup
Here is a totally easy Panzanella recipe that is all about seasonal, farmer’s market produce. With heirloom tomatoes and crusty bread, toss in some cucumber, herbs, and a little burrata on top, this summer Panzanella recipe will make your heart sing.
Most seafood boils — which are composed of shrimp or langoustine or crab, alongside potatoes, corn and sausage, — call for Old Bay seasoning. This recipe, however, uses Tajin for its seasoning. Make this Tajin seafood boil anytime you’re hosting a summer dinner party, want a pescatarian Whole30 recipe, want to cook a recipe with… Continue reading Seafood Boil with Tajin Seasoning
If you are as obsessed with Vietnamese flavors as I am, you are going to love this cold rice noodle salad with caramelized pork crumbles and herbs. Sauteeing ground pork with fish sauce and brown sugar makes the pork taste salty, umami, caramelized and savory all at once, and combined with cold rice noodles and… Continue reading Vietnamese-Inspired Cold Noodle & Ground Pork Salad
This is a fresh tomato sauce recipe with burst cherry tomatoes. In this recipe you will saute tomatoes with shallots, and make your own pasta sauce. Especially during tomato season, make this fresh cherry tomato pasta sauce any time you have an abundance of cherry tomatoes and a hankering for a really easy pasta recipe.
Here is a recipe for risotto made in the Instant Pot, and served with a ton of fresh herbs. This easy risotto recipe is sophisticated enough for date night or entertaining, and also is affordable and easy to make on any weeknight. Make this Instant Pot herb risotto any time!!
This is a fried chicken salad that’s inspired by my favorite fried chicken sandwich. It has all the crunchy, fried bites of a fried chicken sandwich, but made low carb by eschewing a bun for salad greens. This fried chicken salad is perfect for summertime and is my new favorite “unhealthy” salad. I make this… Continue reading Fried Chicken Salad
Here is a recipe for a perfectly seared steak with rosemary butter. This is the easiest, most foolproof steak recipe I could give you. All you’re doing is pan searing the steak and topping it off with butter and rosemary. Really, that’s all there is to it! This no fuss recipe also requires very little… Continue reading Steak with Rosemary Butter – Foolproof
This is the perfect spring salad with sweet herbs and a creamy vinaigrette. It has cucumber and radish in it, too, so is crunchy and cooling. This perfect, basic salad recipe is great for any time of year!