Side Dishes

Sous Vide Curried Eggplant

Sous Vide Curried Eggplant

Any eggplant lovers out there? I’m a big fan of eggplant in Asian and Italian dishes, but rarely make the effort to cook it at home. Eggplant can be spongy and bitter if it’s not cooked correctly, but the sous vide makes perfect eggplant effortless! Using both […]

Jalapeño Popper Spaghetti Squash

Jalapeño Popper Spaghetti Squash

We’ve been loading spaghetti squash up with everything for easy low-carb dinners lately, so I had to share one of my favorites! Diced jalapeños for flavor and heat, crispy salty bacon bits, and (most importantly) three types of cheese make this creamy and so satisfying. I […]

Muffuletta Pasta Salad

Muffuletta Pasta Salad

Pasta salad with no mayo, no mustard, and less pasta than meats & cheeses – this is not your usual picnic salad! Taking all the fillings of a good N’awlins muffuletta sandwich and tossing them with pasta is a guaranteed favorite that’s always on request […]

Apple & Rosemary Chicken Sausage Skillet

Apple & Rosemary Chicken Sausage Skillet

Friends! This is it: your one-skillet, family-pleasing, nutritious dinner plan. Easy to toss together and so good that it won’t last long! Sauteing apples + onions + chicken sausage + rosemary + cinnamon makes a knock-em-dead skillet that – bonus – is good for you! This […]

Baked Avocado Falafel

Baked Avocado Falafel

January means we’re eating all things green! These baked falafel get their bright-green color from my die-hard favorites, avocado and cilantro. We might not be winning any beauty contests, but we’re killing it in the flavor department.

Green Goodness Quinoa Salad

Green Goodness Quinoa Salad

Anyone else still dragging from a major sugar coma? All of us? Yep. (Every year, I buy candy I don’t like so I won’t eat it. Every year, I eat it anyway.) Let’s atone with a salad that tastes too good to be called a salad. […]

Baked Tandoori Drumsticks with Coconut Rice

Baked Tandoori Drumsticks with Coconut Rice

I broke down this week with an desperate craving for Indian food despite my too-hot-for-ovens attitude. My go-to is slow cooker butter chicken (which is perfect if you really aren’t turning on the oven) but I wanted something a little lighter, more summer-y. Enter tandoori drumsticks, easy […]

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Friends, if you only make one thing this weekend, let it be this. I am utterly obsessed with this tangy-spicy-salty salad, like gone-in-24-hours-all-by-myself obsessed, and I want to share this happiness. Ever had elotes? Grilled corn-on-the-cob slathered with creamy chili-lime sauce and salty cotija cheese, […]

Parmesan-Lemon Grilled Fennel

Parmesan-Lemon Grilled Fennel

Sometimes a recipe idea comes together even better than hoped – this fennel packs in so much flavor with so few ingredients that I know we’ll be making it all summer long! Grill low and slow, sprinkle with lemon juice for brightness and parmesan for […]

Red Pepper Sesame Green Beans

Red Pepper Sesame Green Beans

We’re taking beautiful bright green beans and giving them a quick stir-fry in sesame oil with red pepper flakes. Quick and simple is the best way to add vegetables to dinnertime. I’m pretty guilty of just making a main dish and saying good enough… but […]