Fish Tacos with Lime Cilantro Crema

Fish Tacos and How to Use a Fillet Knife

This month, Zwilling sent me a fun challenge: use a fillet knife.  June's knives of the month are boning and fillet knives, so Zwilling sent me their ZWILLING Pro 7" Fillet Knife to try out. I have … [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...]

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 Pineapple Salsa and Tomato-Avocado Salad

Fish with Pineapple Salsa and Tomato-Avocado Salad

Now that the weather is finally warming up, it's time to start incorporating more "summery" foods into my dinner. The June issue of Cooking Light included a recipe for Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa and … [Read more...]

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Slow Cooker Chicken & Chickpea Tagine

Tagine or Tajine dishes are Moroccan slow cooked dishes named after the pot they are cooked in. The dishes are typically a stew with a protein, spices, and fruit. Cooking Light had a version with … [Read more...]

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Baked Black Beans with Chorizo

You can never have too many party appetizers in your cooking arsenal. I wanted to try something a little different than the apps I've been posting recently. This dish is a layered dip with black … [Read more...]

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Chicken & Guacamole Tostadas

Working late really messes with my dinner making plans. When I get home later than expected, I can't justify making a big meal, mainly because I'm already hungry and just want to eat as soon as … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

My poor slow cooker never gets a break. Even in the summer, I use it quite a bit! Slow cooker meals are great because they don’t heat up your entire kitchen, and usually make at least 8 servings, … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

It is too darn hot to be using the stove/oven, don't you think? The grill is a great option for hot days, but we have recently been getting the most inconvenient thunderstorms right around dinnertime. … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Avocado Salad

Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Avocado Salad

I am in a grilling mood so there is going to be an influx of barbecue recipes on here, I think very few people will complain. We finally have a grill, but haven't set it up yet (oops) so I am still … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Stuffed Mini Peppers

Mediterranean Stuffed Mini Peppers

I am less than one month away from attending Eat Write Retreat in Philadelphia and am getting so excited for it! Not only is the lineup awesome, but I get to meet a ton of other bloggers, what could … [Read more...]

Badenjan Chalow.

Badenjan Chalow

This month, Pomi asked that I try to create a recipe using one of their tomatoes paired with eggplant. I have been craving my favorite Afghan meal from a restaurant in Philadelphia called Ariana so my … [Read more...]

Tri-Vegetarian Chili

Tri-Vegetarian Chili

I made a realization this weekend. Chili is so hearty that I really don't realize if there is even meat in them. So why add it in? With a bunch of different beans and peppers, you can still deliver an … [Read more...]

Sweet Orange Salmon with Browned-Butter Couscous

Sweet Orange Salmon with Browned Butter-Orange Couscous

After all the pasta, meat, and desserts I've had over the past, oh, month, I think it's about time to switch back to some seafood recipes. This is actually two different recipes from Cooking Light … [Read more...]