BBQ Pecan & Parm Meatballs (Vegetarian)

Meatless in May has me all kinds of creative in the kitchen. So far all the recipes I’ve tried have been a hit. And tonight’s didn’t fail me. I used the meatball recipe from Blue Bird & Blackberries as my base and made a few changes of my own. Honestly, I wasn’t so sure about…

Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Wings

I am a huge lover of cauliflower. I could eat it everyday. I discovered my love for cauliflower at an Indian restaurant. I was on the Daniel fast and I wanted something flavorful but I wasn’t sure what. I explained to the waiter that I wanted something that tasted really good but it couldn’t have…

Broccoli Fritters

Just as we were nearing the end of April a friend of mine challenged me to go meatless for the month of May. Because I’m still trying to kick my pregnancy weight, I figured it would be a good idea to join her. In preparation for #MeatlessInMay, she posted zucchini fritters on her Snapchat. They…

Dill Chicken Meatballs

Lately I’ve sort of been obsessed with chicken meatballs. I’m not so sure why but they’ve taken over in my kitchen. Chicken is such a blank slate, but it can also be very boring and monotonous if you’re not careful. Luckily meatballs are far from boring, especially when you have a seasoning rack filled with…

Honey Garlic Wings

Last week I had an ahh-mazing girls night with a couple of tried and true friends and a couple of new friends. I’ve been struggling lately with a bit of friend turnover when I realized that a few people I considered to be very good friends didn’t deserve that title at all. People say you…

Carrot Gnocchi

Carrots are my favorite vegetable. I loved eating them as a kid and still love them now. I used to think carrots helped your eyes, but it turns out that may not be the case. Or maybe I just never ate enough because I’m blind as a bat. Anyway, when I cook carrots I typically…

Chicken Sausage & Peppers

Summer is on its way out the door. And that means goodbye to all the colorful dishes and hello to pumpkin and sweet potato. But summer isn’t gone yet, so I’m holding on to it for as long as I possibly can.  That’s why I decided to go for sausage and peppers for dinner tonight….

Salmon in a Blanket 

Seriously who in the world wraps salmon in Pastry? I’ve been seeing everyone do it on the internet and as I’ve said before, sometimes I tend to bandwagon hop. So here’s my stab at taking something totally healthy and wrapping it with the most unhealthy thing I could find.  What you need: 2 tbsp olive…

Cajun Blackened Shrimp

Hi fellow foodies! Can I get a witness that shrimp is one of the most amazing creations for the kitchen? I love to eat shrimp. Big shout out to Mr. Bubba Gump himself! Anyway, I love trying new things with shrimp because it’s one of the more simpler proteins to work with as long as…

Curry Chicken & Spinach Burgers

I never used to be a huge fan of curry, but as an adult it has become one of my favorite things to eat and experiment with in the kitchen. Try these chicken burgers as an alternative traditional beef burgers. The curry brightens up the flavor and the spinach gets you a few servings of…

Roasted Sriracha Chicken Wings

Football season is upon us, and everyone’s on the market for the perfect wing recipe. Try this twist on the traditional hot wing. Here’s what you need: 2 lbs chicken wings 1 tsp Mrs. Dash garlic and herb seasoning  1 tsp lemon pepper 1/4 sriracha 1/4 cup soy sauce Here’s what you do: Preheat oven…

Lemon Pepper Dill Salmon

I love salmon. It’s super healthy and filling, and it’s pink! Who doesn’t want to eat pink food? In addition to being pretty, Salmon also cooks really quickly. It’s the perfect fast food option without all the calories. What you need: 1/2 lb sockeye salmon (Atlantic works too but sockeye is my preference. A 1/2…