Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

This easy Shepherd’s Pie recipe is filled with lots of veggies and tender ground beef (or lamb), simmered together in the most delicious sauce, and topped with the creamiest mashed potatoes.  Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! Last month on Instagram, I happened to mention that I had never made...

Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup

This restaurant-style Egg Drop Soup recipe only takes about 15 minutes to make and tastes even better than the restaurant version! Growing up, my family had a tradition of eating lunch at our local little Chinese restaurant every single Saturday.  And every single Saturday — like, we’re talking nearly two...

Vegetarian Gumbo

Vegetarian Gumbo

This Vegetarian Gumbo recipe is easy to make, loaded up with tons of savory veggies, and tastes SO rich and delicious. Mardi Gras is just around the corner, which means… …it’s gumbo time, friends. ♡ I know that I’m the girl who’s usually all about easy, breezy, speedy soup recipes.  But...

Ask Ali: Entertaining

Hey guys!  I’m back with this month’s Q&A, and I’ve totally been looking forward to it because today we are chatting about one of my favorite things on earth… …entertaining. ♡ Now of course, I am by noooo means any kind of entertaining expert.  Martha Stewart would most certainly flip if she...

Healthy Chocolate Granola Recipe

The Best Healthy Chocolate Granola!

This Healthy Chocolate Granola recipe is super-easy to make, naturally sweetened with honey or maple syrup, and soooo chocolatey and delicious. Meet…your newest excuse to start the day with chocolate. ♡ This healthy chocolate granola recipe is here for you, friends.  It’s perfectly rich and decadent and chocolatey, without being...

Healthy Granola Recipe

The BEST Healthy Granola!

This really is the best healthy granola recipe!  It’s quick and easy to make, naturally sweetened with (just a little) maple syrup, and always so flavorful and delicious. Alright, time to pin, print, save, tag, or bookmark this recipe however in the world you prefer.  Because I’m telling you,...

Spicy Mango Green Smoothie

5-Ingredient Spicy Mango Green Smoothie

This Spicy Mango Green Smoothie is quick and easy to make with 5 ingredients.  Make yours as mild or spicy as you’d like! I’ve long been one of those people who can’t resist sprinkling some chili and cayenne on my fresh mango slices.  But it wasn’t until recently that...

Hummus Toast

Hummus Toast

Hummus Toast is easy to make as a quick breakfast, lunch, dinner or healthy snack.  It’s totally customizable with your favorite toppings.  And as you can imagine, it’s also crazy delicious. Move over, avocados.  There’s a new toast in town.  ♡ Guys, it’s time we talk about hummus toast! As...

10 Things That Have Surprised Me About Marriage

10 Things That Have Surprised Me About Marriage

A year and a half ago, this handsome fox and I tied the knot. And, as everyone had promised, that magical day really was just the starting line for bigger adventures to come. It feels crazy, really, looking back on all that has happened in that short amount of time. ...

Mushroom Lovers Pasta

Mushroom Lovers Pasta

This Mushroom Lovers Pasta recipe is tossed with the most heavenly balsamic butter sauce, a generous handful of Parmesan, and whatever kinds of mushrooms you love most. Have any fun plans for Valentine’s this year? I’m going to be living vicariously through all of you Americans on Instagram tomorrow,...

Dreamy Chocolate Lava Cakes

Dreamy Chocolate Lava Cakes

This Dreamy Chocolate Lava Cakes recipe is perfectly rich and decadent, filled with a perfectly gooey “molten” chocolate center, and super-easy to make in just 20 minutes. Meet…the chocolate molten lava cakes of your dreams. ♡♡♡ These retro little individual lava cakes have been one of my back-pocket entertaining desserts...

Hummus Recipe

Hummus

This homemade hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, super-smooth and creamy, and tastes so fresh and flavorful! This past month, I’ve been on a mission to improve my hummus game.  ♡ I’ve had a basic hummus recipe here on the blog that I’ve made and enjoyed for years.  But while...