Southwest Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

Southwest Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is one of my favorite ingredients to use in plant based meals. Loaded with fiber and protein, this amazing grain packs a filling punch. I love the versatility of quinoa salads – serve warm or cold, as a side or a main dish. And…

Honey Beer Bread

Honey Beer Bread

Honey Beer Bread is a super simple quick bread. Just 5 ingredients that you likely have on hand! Despite the name, the beer flavor is incredibly mild. I bet you won’t even taste it! It’s a moist, yet dense, bread that is even better when…

Greek Chickpea Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad

Greek Chickpea salad is your vegan side dish solution. No cooking. Healthy, clean ingredients. It’s the perfect refreshing salad for Spring and Summer. It’s a great meal prep option and perfect for cold weekday lunches. Want to add a protein? Try serving alongside some grilled…

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread is an easy quick bread. No yeast required! Buttermilk and baking soda help the bread rise. This recipe yields a bread that is dense, soft, and has a crispy, golden crust. Perfect to make for St. Patrick’s Day or any day of…

Everyday Quinoa Salad

Everyday Quinoa Salad

This Everyday Quinoa Salad will be a staple recipe in your arsenal. It’s a perfect meatless main dish or an easy veggie-packed side for just about anything! It’s refreshing, crisp, healthy, and vegan. Filled with cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, lots of fresh parsley, and…

No-Knead Cheese Bread

No-Knead Cheese Bread

Bread making and baking with yeast can be scary and intimidating, but fear no more. This easy No-Knead Cheese Bread uses an amazing dutch oven method that requires barely any prep work on your part. Seriously just 5 ingredients, less than 10 minutes of prep,…

Buttermilk Quick Bread

Buttermilk Quick Bread

Quick Bread is a magical thing. No yeast, No rising, and No kneading. Just mix up an easy batter and bake. And this Buttermilk Quick Bread is no exception. A golden loaf of bread with practically no prep time. It’s fabulous as is, or very…

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are creamy and so easy to make. The Instant Pot recipe is much faster than cooking on the stove. AND during the holidays, it frees up a stove top burner. Cook the potatoes and mash them all in your pressure cooker.…

Healthy Cucumber Salad

Healthy Cucumber Salad

Summertime means the calendar is filled with barbecues, cookouts, block parties, pool parties you name it. It is the season of gathering with friends and family and eating outside. Because I know at least here in the Midwest, we EARN our warm weather. So gosh…

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice

I was late to the kimchi train. I don’t think I tried it for the first time until my senior year in college. But oh boy, did the experience change me. It’s a staple in my fridge now and recipes like this make me glad.…

Mexican Skillet Corn

Mexican Skillet Corn

Just because Labor Day has come and gone doesn’t mean i’m ready for corn to stop being one of my main food groups. Mexican Skillet Corn brings the yummy flavors that you love from Mexican street corn, but easily made in your cast iron skillet!…

Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

If you haven’t been able to tell, corn is a food group of its own for me in the summer. Eaten straight off the cob slathered in butter, tossed into a salsa, or in this avocado salad, I can’t get enough of it. And if…

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

By now you should know that I’m not afraid of carbs. Life is short and sometimes you need a fluffy, flaky biscuit drizzled in honey. I love how quick this recipe comes together. I like to use a smaller biscuit cutter so you have lots…

Easy, No Knead, Overnight Focaccia

Easy, No Knead, Overnight Focaccia

Happy Wednesday! A little personal life digression… I’ve been struggling with back pain for a while now due to a torn disc (I swear sometimes that I’m 24 going on 84…) Today I finally received a steroid injection and am hoping it gives me a…