BERRY JAM AND TOAST

Homemade berry jam and toast are the bees knees. I made a simple three ingredient variation that you’re going to love! Aside from this delicious jam, I’m recommending this simple no knead bread recipe from Playful Kitchen. It uses active yeast rather than the sourdough starter I typically use. I love sourdough, but it was […]

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ORZO LEMON SALAD

A summery orzo lemon salad is the perfect addition to your next BBQ. I serve this lovely pasta salad cold and it’s just as good fresh as it is a few hours or a day or two after preparation. This summer salad recipe features cooled al dente orzo with raw zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, […]

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ZUCCHINI PIZZA BOATS

These zucchini pizza boats are such a fun way to get your veggies in this summer! Hollow out your zucchini and fill with pizza toppings of your choice for the perfect side dish. I like to use a melon scooper to hollow out my zucchini. Then I used my leftover zucchini balls in this ORZO […]

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CANTALOUPE SPINACH SMOOTHIE

Never have I ever had a cantaloupe smoothie before. We had such a sweet, ripe cantaloupe in the house the other day and I thought I would give the mix a go! It became a cantaloupe spinach smoothie with just enough sweetness and hidden protein to boot. This simple cantaloupe smoothie recipe makes two smooth, […]

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SWEET CHILI SALMON

This sheet pan sweet chili salmon with lemon sesame green beans is so simple and delicious. It’s the perfect easy weeknight dinner to add to your sheet pan meal rotation. The inspiration came from the sweet chili sauce I made for the SWEET CHILI BREAKFAST BOWL. It’s so flavorful and different from my typical Italian […]

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HOMEMADE ALFREDO SAUCE

This is simple. An easy homemade alfredo sauce recipe. That’s all it takes. Four simple alfredo sauce ingredients for a bowl of creamy, cheesy goodness. How could I have gone almost thirty years without knowing this? Let’s back up a little bit. I remember one year for the last day of school my Mom told […]

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