Ingredient: salt

Healthy Chicken Tenders – Air Fryer or Oven

Healthy Chicken Tenders – Air Fryer or Oven

Hi, I’m Kathleen. I am and always will be obsessed with chicken fingers, tenders, and nuggets. Fun fact: in college (although I did cook for myself often), frozen chicken nuggets were one of my favorite pre or post bar fuel snacks. And I may have […]

Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Bars

These Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Bars actually are healthy and clean, although they don’t taste it! Made with no refined sugar (thank you maple syrup for the sweetness) and only 1/4 cup whole wheat flour. The majority of these bars is nut butter (I used almond) […]

Sweet Potato Pork Stew – Instant Pot & Slow Cooker!

Sweet Potato Pork Stew – Instant Pot & Slow Cooker!

Are you more a soup or stew person? Or do you not discriminate against a warm, comforting bowl of either? When I’m feeling under the weather and looking for something light, I am totally team soup. BUT, when it’s -15 degrees outside, I’m wearing pajamas […]

Simple Marinara Sauce

Simple Marinara Sauce

Don’t get me wrong, my pantry always has a jar or two of marinara sauce in stock. And I will never be ashamed about reaching for a jar. But sometimes you’re craving a little more and want to put a little love into your meal. […]

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

I love a traditional cut out sugar cookies with a good icing or frosting on top just as much as the next person. But, dare I say, these Brown Butter Sugar Cookies are so good they don’t even need icing. Yes, you read that right. […]

Extra Soft Snickerdoodles

Extra Soft Snickerdoodles

December is here which means a key component of my diet is Christmas cookies. A couple of days before Christmas, my mom and I have a tradition of baking batches and batches of holiday cookies to eat and share. But, I don’t wait until the […]

Jalapeño Chicken Chili

Jalapeño Chicken Chili

This simple Jalapeño Chicken Chili is just as easy as it is healthy. A slight kick from the jalapeños and salsa verde with a hint of freshness from the lime juice. The perfect chili to wake you up this fall and winter. Just the right […]

Extra Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Extra Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Is there anything more fun and comforting than pancakes on a weekend morning?  Before you answer that. Let’s get more specific. Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Saturday Morning. Still in your pajamas. Maybe its even snowing outside? You with me? I’ve never been one to snub […]

Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby Pancake

Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby Pancake

Ah, Fall. The weather cools down and a sense of coziness starts to creep in. With the chillier temps and cozier mood, I tend to embrace my homebody tendencies more and more. I feel less guilty about a lazy weekend morning where I stay in […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is a staple recipe you need in your arsenal. A warm and comforting soup with Mexican-inspired flavors. Slight smokiness from the fire roasted tomatoes, corn, and spices. And just the right amount of kick from the cayenne pepper and diced […]

Chili Lime Tilapia

Chili Lime Tilapia

Chili Lime Tilapia is your weeknight dinner solution. Tilapia fillets are glazed with an easy chili lime marinade and then baked for just 12 minutes. A perfect, quick weeknight dinner for two. After a long day at work, you just want to get dinner on […]

Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

As we say goodbye to summer, we enter another very exciting season – tailgate season. I am not known to be in the know about football. Don’t ask me questions about which players I like or which are the best teams in the league. What […]

Balsamic Skirt Steak with Basil Chimichurri

Balsamic Skirt Steak with Basil Chimichurri

When I manage to wake up early enough, one of my favorite weekend morning activities is visiting the farmers market. I love wandering down the rows and rows of colorful, local, in season produce. It’s like a game picking out new things to experiment with. […]

Easy Cheesy Overnight Egg Bake

Easy Cheesy Overnight Egg Bake

I’ve got the perfect weekend breakfast (or add some mimosas and you’ve got brunch) recipe for you. Using just a few simple ingredients – we’re even using store bough hash browns to really up the easy factor. But to take the easy factor to the […]

Chickpea Tikka Masala

Chickpea Tikka Masala

Happy Meatless Monday! Another chickpea recipe to the rescue. Many of you have been loving my Spicy Tomato Chickpeas with Quinoa recipe, that I was feeling inspired to make some other meal prep friendly, vegan but filling, chickpea recipes. This recipe makes a big enough […]