Ever have one of those insanely busy days when you know you’re just not going to have enough time to prepare dinner?That’s what happened to me the other day. I had a lot of errands to run in the afternoon, and then Nicole and I planned to workout at 4:00. I’ve been doing resistance training after learning about the many benefits; however, the last thing I wanted to do after lifting weights was cook dinner.
Trying to get more fish in your diet? Why not enjoy a bowl of cod chowder? Cod is a meaty and delicious fish with a mild flavor and delicate texture. In this chowder, I’ve paired it with bits of crispy bacon and healthy vegetables and spices.
Ever have a hectic day and just want to enjoy a tasty treat with dinner? These parmesan baked sweet potatoes are sure to make any meal extra-special. The sweet potatoes are roasted in lots of butter with a hint of garlic and parmesan cheese that forms an out-of-this-world delicious parmesan crust on top.
Who else is excited that spring is almost here? We’ve had a fairly mild winter here in the Northeast compared to other years, and I can’t wait to start prepping and planting my family’s organic vegetable garden. We always seem to reap a bumper crop of zucchini. What to do with all that zucchini? I love to make zucchini…
Who else loves indulging in a hearty stew during the wintertime? Beef Provencal is the classic French stew for those days when you’re craving a warm and satisfying dish: tender braised beef and succulent root vegetables in a rich wine sauce.
Isn’t snowy weather the best weather for baking? As the snow fell outside my kitchen window, I couldn’t resist whipping up a batch of blueberry muffins to enjoy with my family’s afternoon tea. Whether or not it’s snowing where you are, these moist and fluffy blueberry muffins are sure to be a perfect treat for any time of day.
Learn how to make the juiciest tenderest steak ever! You know those crazy days when you need to get dinner on the table quick, and you’d really rather have reservations booked at the fancy steakhouse? Why not turn your own kitchen into a steakhouse? 😉 Today, I’m sharing my super easy steps for cooking the juiciest flat iron steak. Marinated and…
It’s the first Monday of 2016, and the temperature is dipping here in New York! If your new year has gotten off to a chilly start too, you’re going to love today’s recipe. A delicious bowl of steaming hot homemade roast lamb soup is the perfect way to warm up and boost your health during the…
Friends, I hope you all have been enjoying the holidays, and that they have been filled with fun times and lots of tasty food!
I can’t believe 2016 is almost here, and I’m planning posts for January. This year has gone by so fast. It’s been wonderful being able to cook up good food and share it with all of you.
Have you ever tried a new food and fallen absolutely in love with it? Then wondered how on earth you had gone all your life without ever tasting it before? That’s what happened to me when I made pork osso buco for the first time.
The days are growing colder here in the Northeast, and winter is nearly upon us. That means it’s also nearly cold and flu season. Drinking a steaming mug of beef bone broth is a wonderful way to strengthen your immune system during these months. In fact, bone broth is such a wonderful health-boosting food that my family and I love drinking it year round.
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without the turkey…or the leftovers! Really, no matter how many family members and friends crowd around the table or how much we eat, I’ve never been to a Thanksgiving feast where there weren’t lots of leftovers for the next day (or even the whole week!). But you can only eat so many turkey sandwiches….
Ever been so busy preparing the main entrées for Thanksgiving that you didn’t have time to come up with a special vegetable side? No worries this Thanksgiving! This beautiful cauliflower and carrot purée is a quick, easy, and elegant side dish that pairs wonderfully with turkey. Best of all, it’s gluten free and paleo!
If you were to take a poll in our house of who would like to have liver tonight for dinner, the responses would always be three in favor, two against, and one a nonchalant OK. The two negatives always add a strong “yuck” when the word liver is mentioned. These are typical reactions to a proposed liver dinner. Most people either love it or hate it. Personally, I love it, especially when it’s smothered in bacon and onions.
Bid goodbye to the boring side salad with this bowl of crisp, baby spinach, juicy pear slices, sweet pomegranate seeds, and tangy goat cheese. Paired with a homemade, paleo apple cider vinaigrette, this salad is a healthy feast of fresh and seasonal ingredients.