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...]

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...]

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...]