Monthly Archives: March 2016

Mediterranean Turkey Meatball Lettuce Wraps

 As warmer weather approaches (slowly), I start to crave lighter dishes. This meal is bursting with flavor, but won’t leave you feeling weighed down, making it the perfect simple supper or portable lunch. If you want to add an extra flavor (and texture), finish with a sprinkle of toasted pinenuts. 1. Preheat oven to 400

Strawberry Lemon Crisp

 I love spring for so many reasons, but one of my favorite reasons is because it’s strawberry season! It’s the perfect time to fill your shopping cart with several pints and enjoy the sweetness. This recipe is super simple, but will definitely impress your guests. Serve plain or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Chopped Broccoli Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing

 This may look like “health food”, but it’s actually the perfect way to get a boatload of veggies and protein without sacrificing flavor. This salad provides a great crunch and holds up well in the fridge so you can enjoy it throughout the week (by itself, or with grilled chicken or fish). And once the

Chinese BBQ Grilled Pork Chops

If the weather is above 40 degrees, it’s grill time in my opinion. Grilling is my favorite cooking method because it’s fast and adds a great smoky flavor. Speaking of flavor, these pork chops are a flavor BOMB. The sauce is a combo of sweet, salty and spicy and will have you licking your plate.

Matcha Almond Cookies

It’s not often that I give myself a pat on the back, but these were just that good. The subtle flavor of green tea paired with sweet vanilla and almond is perfection. Serve these cookies with hot tea or coffee and have your friends begging for the recipe! You can find matcha (green tea powder)

Hummus Crusted Chicken with Greek Chickpea Salad

 While I’ve been enjoying hummus as a snack for some time now, I haven’t used it in many recipes. It’s a great compliment to chicken and helps to keep it super juicy. And the panko breading on top provides the perfect crunch. Served with this chickpea salad (or just leafy greens) it’s a dinner that’s