Spring Asparagus Orange Farro Salad

In this Asparagus Orange Farro Salad boiled new potatoes, crispy raw asparagus, chewy farro, peppery scallions, salty feta and crispy bacon all get tossed in a bright orange vinaigrette for a mouthful of Spring flavors!

In this Asparagus Orange Farro Salad boiled new potatoes, crispy raw asparagus, chewy farro, peppery scallions, salty feta and crispy bacon all get tossed in a bright orange vinaigrette for a mouthful of Spring flavors! Alternate Title: “Spring in a Bowl”. The orange vinaigrette is bright and basically liquid happiness and sunshine right there on… 

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Savory Butternut Squash Carrot Tart

Carrots and butternut squash roasted with Harissa and Hungarian paprika covered in caramelized onions, then baked to custardy perfection in a whole-wheat tart shell. All topped with sage browned butter.

In this savory Butternut Squash Carrot Tart, carrots and butternut squash are roasted with Harissa and Hungarian paprika then covered in caramelized onions, and baked to custardy perfection in a whole-wheat tart shell. All topped with sage browned butter. A savory tart? After all the sinfully sweet fruit and nut pies that have been appearing from my kitchen… 

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Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Hand Pies

The Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Hand Pies will be a HUGE hit at your next party! All the flavors of Buffalo Chicken Wings in a flakey, all-butter pastry!

These Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Hand Pies have all the flavor of buffalo chicken wings and blue cheese stuffed inside a buttery pastry baked to flakey perfection. Mmmm flakey perfection. Get it girl. Or should I say boy? Because that’s what we are celebrating here! David from Spiced is having a little baby boy, and… 

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Roasted Honey Orange Brussels Sprouts Wild Rice Salad

Roasted Honey Orange Brussels Sprouts Wild Rice Salad - An easy, healthy and filling meal!

Crispy roasted honey Brussels sprouts and leaks are tossed with wild rice, kale, feta cheese and a honey orange dressing for the perfect side dish or meal! These roasted Brussels sprouts and leeks are my everything right now. I can eat an entire pan without blinking. The crispy pieces of honey leek and Brussels sprouts… 

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Quinoa Kale Power Bowl

This Quinoa Kale Power Bowl is packed with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and filling protein! Plus it is a super easy recipe that is perfect for lunch or dinner!

This Quinoa Kale Power Bowl is packed with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and filling protein!  Oh hey! Culinary school has taken over my life the past few weeks, but I’ll fill you in on that at another time. Today, today is about food!!! More specifically filling, healthy food! Even I cannot live on bread alone. Yes,… 

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Deviled Egg Salad Sandwich

This Deviled Egg Salad Sandwich has all the flavors of deviled eggs on a toasted ciabatta roll! The perfect easy lunch or dinner!

This Deviled Egg Salad Sandwich has all the flavors of deviled eggs on a toasted ciabatta roll! The perfect easy lunch or dinner! Deviled eggs remind me of Easter. They also remind me of my Great-Grandmother RoRo (you remember RoRo, right?). This is just a hunch, but I am guessing that RoRo probably served deviled… 

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Rosemary Pinot Noir Steak Chili

This flavorful Rosemary Pinot Noir Steak Chili is a spicy, hearty chili with tender pieces of steak and a hint of pinot noir and rosemary!

This flavorful Rosemary Pinot Noir Steak Chili is a spicy, hearty chili with tender pieces of steak and a hint of pinot noir and rosemary! Is it Summer yet? My husband keeps taunting me with tales of 70˚ days in Atlanta while I get excited about the mercury cresting 45˚ here in NYC! It’s a… 

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Baked Meaty Cheese Stuffed Shells

Lightened up Meaty Cheese Stuffed Shells! They are easier and healthier than you think!

I’ve lightened up a familiar favorite with these Meaty Cheese Stuffed Shells! Giant pasta shells are stuffed with a ground beef and cheese mixture, topped with an easy, fresh pasta sauce and mozzarella cheese and then baked to melty, cheesy perfection! If you’ve been following me on Instagram for, oh about 4 months (thank you!),… 

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Healthy Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Tacos

These healthy Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Tacos are packed with flavor and healthy ingredients! And they come together in under 20 minutes!

These flavorful, healthy Chipotle Chicken Chorizo tacos have three different types of chili, chorizo and garlic to maximize flavor not calories! They are piled high with fresh avocado, black beans, cilantro and Greek yogurt! Did I mention they are ready in under 20 minutes? “You’re gunna photograph these right?” It was 8 pm and the… 

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Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Greek Salad {Tzatziki Salad Dressing} – Guest Post!

Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Greek Salad with Tzatziki Dressing | An easy, flavorful with lots of fresh vegetables and crunchy roasted chickpeas!

This Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Greek Salad is a vegetarian delight! Crunchy fresh vegetables, filling quinoa and crunchy roasted chickpeas all drizzled with a homemade tzatziki dressing!  A quick update on moi: So I whipped my new apartment into shape only to get food poisoning. I missed orientation yesterday, but I am hoping that if I baby myself… 

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