Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

I have been having a crazy couple of weeks, so despite cooking a bunch of weeknight-friendly meals, I haven't had much of a chance to write any posts to share those recipes! This one is too tasty to … [Read more...]

Tortilla Crusted Fish with Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Tortilla Crusted Fish with Strawberry Avocado Salsa #strawberrymonth

May is National Strawberry Month! I have many a strawberry-filled recipe on my blog (like this recipe for Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes) but most are desserts. Strawberries are considerably more … [Read more...]

Smoked Sausage with Rigatoni

Smoked Sausage with Rigatoni #HillshireSausage

Whew. I am having a crazy busy month, so unfortunately my cooking is suffering. I can never have too many weeknight meal options (ie. meals that can be on the table in 30 minutes or less) at my … [Read more...]

Curry Shrimp in Coconut Milk

Curry Shrimp in Coconut Milk & Preview of Caribbean Cuisine Week

Next week, many Philadelphia restaurants will be participating in Caribbean Cuisine Week. The week, held from April 8th - April 10th this year, helps raise funds to send over 700 high school athletes … [Read more...]

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

I can't say that I know much about Hawaiian food, past that I assume is it fish-heavy and influenced by tropical and Asian/Polynesian flavors (with their favorite canned meat, Spam, sprinkled in, of … [Read more...]

Lime-Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls

Lime-Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls

I posted a recipe for a Salmon Teriyaki Stir Fry a while back and was craving something similar but not the exact same recipe. I found this recipe for an Asian Salmon Bowl with Lime Drizzle on … [Read more...]

Frog in a Hole with Blueberry Pancakes

Frog in a Hole with Blueberry Pancakes

Did you know that February is Hot Breakfast Month? If your schedule is anything like mine, the closest you get to a hot breakfast on a week day is instant oatmeal. So why not switch up a weeknight … [Read more...]

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Happy Carnevale! Carnevale is celebrated in Italy 40 days before Easter. It is the last hurrah before Lent begins. (It's similar to Mardi Gras). The word "carnevale" actually means "no meat" in Latin, … [Read more...]

Steamed Mussels in Saffron Broth

Steamed Mussels in Saffron Broth

I am so excited to share this dish with you for a few reasons: I love mussels and am always looking for a new recipe to add to my rotation This recipe looks fancy pants because it has saffron in … [Read more...]

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

This is another recipe from the Cooking Light Diet Plan. These tacos are great for a weeknight meal because it's an under 30 minute recipe-- it's honestly mostly assembly. As a reminder, if … [Read more...]

Crab Cakes with Spicy Mustard Sauce

Crab Cakes with Spicy Mustard Sauce

I have recently started using Cooking Light's new diet plan. Subscribers receive a calorie-driven weekly meal plan for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks customized for their dieting goals and food … [Read more...]

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay

I have been meaning to make this recipe forever; seriously, years. I don't know why it took me this long because it's a pretty easy recipe, but for some reason I kept putting it off. And boy do I … [Read more...]

Charred Lemon Chicken Piccata

Charred Lemon Chicken Piccata

I love Chicken Piccata, it's a simple recipe that really delivers on flavor. Plus, I usually have the ingredients needed on hand! Cooking Light's latest issue has a recipe for Chicken Piccata that … [Read more...]

Halibut with Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes

Halibut with Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes

I spent the last two weeks in total holiday mode. With my birthday, Christmas, and getting engaged all in the past couple of weeks, it's been one big celebratory meal! I've done very little cooking … [Read more...]