Trottole Pasta with a Shrimp Marinara Sauce Recipe

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

Easy Recipe for Roasting a Whole Chicken

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

Fancy Breakfast Sandwich Recipe (the Fairfax from Eggslut)

These breakfast sandwiches are fancy! A copycat of the “Fairfax” sandwich from Eggslut here in LA, this breakfast sandwich recipe has a fluffy brioche bun, soft-scrambled eggs, fresh herbs, melty cheddar cheese, and homemade caramelized onions. You can make them individually or create a party-sized platter of them anytime you want to serve an impressive… Continue reading Fancy Breakfast Sandwich Recipe (the Fairfax from Eggslut)

Steak with Rosemary Butter – Foolproof

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

3-Ingredient Buttermilk Roast Chicken for Two

This is a roasted chicken recipe scaled down for two, with only 3 ingredients – chicken legs, buttermilk, and salt. While buttermilk is normally associated with fried chicken, here it is a tenderizing, marinating force for dark meat chicken. This buttermilk roast chicken for two is an easy, healthy weeknight dinner.

Bacon, Kale and Hashbrown Frittata

Here’s a breakfast recipe you’ll put on repeat: a bacon, kale and hashbrown egg bake that feeds a crowd. It’s so filling and hearty! This bacon, kale and hashbrown egg bake is a budget-friendly, paleo, and Whole30 breakfast. It’s also a great breakfast meal prep idea or a brunch idea for a group – it… Continue reading Bacon, Kale and Hashbrown Frittata

Seared Tuna Salad with Cucumbers and Ginger Dressing

This Seared Tuna and Cucumber Zoodle Bowl is your new favorite lunch! It looks fancy, but really comes together quite quickly. With cool and crunchy cucumbers, topped with savory tuna, creamy avocado, zesty nori strips and a ginger-lime-nut butter dressing that will be your new favorite dressing – this tuna and cucumber bowl is the… Continue reading Seared Tuna Salad with Cucumbers and Ginger Dressing

Bok Choy Noodle Soup

This bowl of brothy noodle soup – that has both Vegan and Whole30 friendly versions – is warming, light, healthy and clean! If you’re looking for a perfect soup for when you have a cold coming on, when you’re looking for something revitalizing, or just want a nourishing bowl of yummy soupy goodness, this bok… Continue reading Bok Choy Noodle Soup

Chorizo Breakfast Casserole

Here’s a chorizo breakfast casserole recipe – it’s a protein-forward breakfast recipe that’s filling, savory, and big on flavor. With hash browns, spicy chorizo, onions, and eggs all baked into one dish, this is one of my favorite make-ahead breakfast recipes! The secret is the frozen hashbrowns — it makes this hashbrown and chorizo breakfast bake come together… Continue reading Chorizo Breakfast Casserole

Homemade Chicken Shawarma Dinner for Two

This homemade chicken shawarma dinner for two is the easiest weeknight meal. This one tastes like the chicken you get from the Halal cart in NYC. Using a simple spice mix, this chicken goes from tame to fame in just 20 minutes in the oven. Combined with some chicken-fat roasted onions + fresh veggies –… Continue reading Homemade Chicken Shawarma Dinner for Two

Al Pastor-Inspired Carnitas

al pastor carnitas

These carnitas are a mind-meld between traditional carnitas, with its slow-roasted, citrusy, buttery, fall off the bone tenderness, and al pastor, with its spicy and sweet notes.  If you too are trying to figure out how to make al pastor at home, this Instant Pot carnitas recipe brings al pastor-inspired flavors home.

Trove Kimchi Pork Dumplings

kimchi pork dumpling

Here’s a recipe for kimchi pork dumplings – although nothing will compare to the dumplings that you can get at a wonderful Chinese restaurant or handmade by someone’s grandma, it’s surprisingly easy to make kimchi pork dumplings at home. This is a copycat recipe from the beloved, now closed, restaurant in Seattle, Trove.

Vietnamese Boodle Bowl (bun ga nuong)

ba bar copycat vermicelli noodle bowl

One of my favorite restaurants in Seattle, ba bar, makes the perfect vermicelli bowl recipe. called bun, Vietnamese cold noodle salads combine sweet, salty, savory, crunchy, and vinegary flavors into a really satiating and healthy-ish lunch. This is a copycat recipe of Ba Bar’s vermicelli bowl recipe – as best i could reverse engineer it!

Gjusta-inspired Steak and Eggs for Breakfast

gjusta copycat steak and eggs

This steak and eggs recipe is a California take on a classic hearty meal. It can be made paleo, and the chimichurri is loaded with anti-inflammatory and alkaline ingredients like herbs, lemon juice, and spices. It comes together so quickly and is perfect for any meal. This steak and eggs recipe adapted from Gjusta in Venice,… Continue reading Gjusta-inspired Steak and Eggs for Breakfast