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Chicken Souvlaki

This Chicken Souvlaki recipe is super-easy to cook in the oven or on the grill, and absolutely delicious when loaded up with all of your favorite toppings! Over the past few months, I’ve had a few items mysteriously “disappear” after unloading them on the dining room table after a trip to...

17 Make-Ahead Salads That Everyone Will Love!

A collection of my favorite make-ahead salads (pasta salads, green salads, chicken salads, you name it!) that are perfect for any gathering! Happy Memorial Day Weekend, everyone!  ❤️ I hope that you have some fun plans for the 3-day weekend ahead — hopefully involving lots of time soaking up some...

Creamy Shrimp Florentine Pasta

This Creamy Shrimp Florentine Pasta recipe is quick and easy to make, loaded up with sun-dried tomatoes and spinach and basil and shrimp, and tossed in a heavenly creamy garlic sauce.  Delicious!! This past weekend, I spent the entire day on Saturday doing a mega-blast of spring cleaning around my loft,...

Honey Mustard Salmon In Foil

This Honey-Mustard Salmon recipe only takes about 25 minutes to make in the oven or on the grill, and tastes absolutely delicious!! I don’t know if any of you have ever noticed, but this blog is majorly lacking in recipes featuring the “M” word. Sorry guys, mustard has just never really been...

Mexican Caesar Salad

This Mexican Caesar Salad recipe is made with a lighter Greek Yogurt Caesar Dressing, lots of my favorite Mexi ingredients, and it tastes so fresh and flavorful and delicious! Look out, world.  My favorite kind of food just met my favorite kind of salad. And the result is a mega-delicious win-win.  🙌🏻...

Make-Your-Own Instant Oatmeal Mix

Learn to make your own homemade Instant Oatmeal Mix in just 5 minutes with this easy, versatile, healthy, and tasty recipe from my friend, Kathryne’s, new cookbook (<– affiliate link). Today is a very special, long-awaited, hard-earned, holy-cow-it’s-finally-here day for a dear friend of mine. Today is the day that Kathryne’s...

Crunchy Asian Ramen Noodle Salad

This Crunchy Asian Ramen Noodle Salad recipe is quick and easy to make, tossed with a simple sesame vinaigrette, and perfect for picnics and potlucks! Alright, show of hands. Who else grew up eating ramen noodle salad? 🙋 🙋 🙋 Chances are that if you grew up in the Midwest, this salad crossed your...

How To Cook and Eat an Artichoke

Time to steam up the kitchen.  😘 We’re talking all about how to steam fresh artichokes today! Interestingly, we have had more requests for this tutorial than any other in our series so far.  But it totally makes sense.  Fresh artichokes are such a treat to eat…but you’ve gotta know how...

Ancho Chicken Enchiladas

Happy Cinco De Mayo, everyone!! I’ve been diligently eating Mexican food on Uno, Dos, Tres, and Quatro De Mayo all week, in order to fully prepare for the big day today (including multiple batches of my favorite homemade salsa and margaritas, of course, plus a surprise birthday lunch at...

Tequila Sunrise Mimosa

In honor of Cinco De Mayo happenin’ this Friday…and National Mimosa Day coming up in two weeks…I have a gorgeous new drink recipe that I’ve been wanting to share with you. It takes literally less than a minute to whip up, it’s easy to make with either tequila or...

Restaurant-Style Salsa

This Restaurant-Style Salsa recipe only takes about 10 minutes to make, it’s easy to customize (to make it extra spicy, smoky or tangy if you’d like), and it’s SO irresistibly delicious. Happy Dos De Mayo! Which also means…happy birthday to me! 🎉 🎉 🎉 My birthday feels a little...

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Are fresh strawberries looking as gorgeous in your neck of the woods lately as they are here in Kansas City? Literally every grocery store I’ve visited this past month has had an enormous display of ripe, juicy, red berries greeting shoppers as they walk in the door. And you’d...