Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels Sprouts

Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels Sprouts

I love love love Brussels sprouts. I truly don't understand why I was told they were gross when I was a kid, they are a favorite veggie of mine now! Most recipes for Brussels sprouts include … [Read more...]

Cardamom-Glazed Carrots

Cardamom-Glazed Carrots

Carrots are a staple on most Thanksgiving tables. My dad loves super mushy carrots, which just don't do it for me.  I want a bit of a crunch! So this version from Cooking Light is perfect for me; … [Read more...]

Steamed Spinach with Curry Butter

Steamed Spinach with Curry Butter

Sometimes your sides need a bit more pizzazz. This simple recipe from Cooking Light adds a ton of flavor (and a little bit of heat if you want it) with little effort and time. The recipe below makes … [Read more...]

Sausage and Sweet Potato Chili

Slow Cooker Sausage and Sweet Potato Chili

Nothing warms you up quite like a bowl of homemade chili. I love how hearty chili is while still being a relatively healthy dinner choice. And when made in a slow cooker, it's waiting to greet you … [Read more...]

Fish with Bacon-Tomato Butter

Fish with Bacon-Tomato Butter

I know you're probably not going to believe me on this, but this is a Cooking Light recipe. Bacon? Butter? Yup. Still Cooking Light. Everything in moderation my friends.   The problem here … [Read more...]

Shrimp Rotini with Arugula Pesto

Shrimp Rotini with Arugula Pesto

We are in that weird beginning-of-fall/end-of-summer phase right now, where the weather can be anywhere from 50-80 degrees. So my weeknight dinners are just as random. I keep going in between comfort … [Read more...]

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

Autumn Apple Salad with Cinnamon Honey Dijon Dressing

It's September which means apples are right in their prime season! Although apples are available year-round, most apples ripen in the August-October time frame. I've had a craving for apples ever … [Read more...]

Mushroom and Sausage Ragu with Creamy Polenta

Mushroom and Sausage Ragu with Creamy Polenta

With the weather starting to cool off a bit, I had a hankering for something a little more hearty that I could still prepare on a weeknight. This recipe from Cooking Light incorporates mushrooms and … [Read more...]

Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

Cheese Ravioli with Pesto

I have another busy week this week so I needed some easy meals that can be prepared quickly. Pasta is usually a great option and this recipe is no exception. It comes together in about 15 … [Read more...]

Margherita Pan Pizza

Margherita Pan Pizza

The September Issue of Cooking Light has a super yummy looking pizza on the front. The pizza shown was a Deep Dish Mushroom and Onion Pizza but the photo made me think of pan pizzas I used to love as … [Read more...]