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ohhh this cuban chicken bowl inspired by a twist on taco tuesdays is one of my favorite meals ever. cuban chicken bowl is bursting with flavor. the beans & quinoa make it so substantial and the chicken just makes it even better. it is macro packed so you can feel confident that everyone is getting […]

cuban chicken bowl recipe for dinner

this crispy gnocchi recipe may be one of my all-time favorite summer recipes. it is loaded with seasonal veggies and bursting with flavor. light enough for a hot and balmy summer evening but substantial enough to leave you satisfied. not sure what my favorite part of this dish is. it’s a three-way tie between the […]

crispy gnocchi with roasted summer vegetables & feta

looking for the best summer salad recipe? i have it and i’m sharing it with you! this berry and avocado summer salad is on repeat all summer long. it is fresh and it is crisp. every bite is literally bursting with summer flavor. from the tangy blackberries, to the creamy avocado, to the peppery arugula. […]

summer salad with avocado, berry and urugula

oh lordy. these crispy strips of goodness are highly addicting. consider yourself warned! the sweet salty combo of pecan bacon is just so dang good. i can almost promise that you cannot eat just one piece. you just wait . . . as if bacon isn’t good enough on its own. add in some toasty […]

brown sugar & pecan bacon

this parmesan hash brown is a super simple but hugely delicious side dish. the bites are salty and crispy, loaded with parmesan and topped with scallion sour cream. just really, really yummy. i love that these could work beautifully for a brunch dish or paired with a filet for dinner. super versatile and sure to […]

parmesan hash brown bites.

i kid you not. when i assembled my broiled asparagus recipe. i immediately ate the entire plate full. with my fingers. standing up. without stopping for one little breathe of air. it is that delicious. it is so light & fresh. literally bursting with springtime flavors. if i didn’t think that i would turn into […]

broiled asparagus with gremolata burrata.

the thought of eating a bacon and cheddar quiche always makes me laugh. as a child my mom would make us quiche & she could not get us to eat it. like ever. she would beg, plead, force, and still end up with no quiche eaten. being a mom now . . . I can […]

hash brown crusted bacon & cheddar quiche

this is hands down my very favorite brunch recipe. if i had to choose just one brunch food to eat for the rest of time… this blueberry crumb cake would be it. we have made this cake for years and years and years because it is just so dang good. it’s like a super crumbly […]

blueberry crumb cake recipe.

this avocado caprese toast may be one of my all time favorite lower carb lunches. and yes, i said lower. this is definitely not no carb. it is lower carb. in the faster way, we practice carb cycling, which allows us to incorporate lower carb days. and this lunch is the perfect option for one […]

avocado caprese toast with whipped feta.

gang. i have been cooking away for over a decade. my love for cooking sparked in college and has just grown over the years. i love the experience of it, i love the deliciousness of it. and i love the comfort. the connection. and the memories of it. to me, food is a lot like […]

cooking the always pan.

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