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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Potato Bites

Spinach-Chive Potato Bites with Kerrygold Cheese and Butter

You can always find the signature gold wrapping with green logo in my fridge. Kerrygold is my go-to butter brand for when butter quality is key. My favorite way to use it though is just on a slice of … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Oxtail and Short Rib Stew

Slow Cooker Oxtail and Short Rib Stew

My slow cooker and I are good friends, although I'm pretty sure the slow cooker is bringing more to the relationship than me. I love coming home to a delicious smellingĀ dinner after work that takes … [Read more...]

Slow-Baked Chicken Thighs  with Tomato, Fennel, and Lemon

Slow-Baked Chicken Thighs w/ Tomato, Fennel & Lemon

I am a huge fan of quick and easy meals, or "set it and forget it" meals -- when I come home after work, I want to eat within 45 minutes of being home! But, on Sundays IĀ have the time to experience … [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...]

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

As kids are going back to school (or may even be back!) and the "busy season" of work creeps closer, it's necessary to find recipes that can be prepared ahead of time so that weeknight meals can be on … [Read more...]

Spicy Tomato Juice

From Garden to Glass — Guest Post

Hi all! I'm happy to introduce Chris from HealthSmartLiving.com! His blog is filled with tips on hydroponic gardening, healthy cooking, juicing and overall nutritious recipes. His website even … [Read more...]