Monthly Archives: June 2017

Mango Habanero Chicken Wings

 While chicken wings might not be my first choice when it comes to chicken, they are my husband’s absolute favorite food so I try to incorporate them into our weekly menu from time to time. I actually love how crispy the skin gets after it’s baked and it’s fun to play around with new sauces.

White Bean Burgers with Bruschetta Garnish

Nothing beats fresh summer tomatoes. They’re so sweet and plump and pair perfectly with fresh basil and balsamic. While traditionally a topper for toasted bread, I decided to take that delicious bruschetta topping and use it as a garnish for these white bean burgers. With a crisp outside and creamy inside, these burgers are so

Coconut Pistachio Cookie Bars

I’m always trying to find new ways to use my avocados since I buy them in bulk whenever they go on sale. They work beautifully in baked goods to add moisture and creaminess similar to butter. These cookie bars make a great snack or breakfast paired with your morning coffee. For added goodness and texture,

Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Strawberry Basil Salsa

Summer dinners are meant to be fresh and simple. This steak dinner is no exception. The fresh strawberry basil salsa adds a pop of sweetness on top of each juicy steak. Serve this with quinoa or arugula salad and a glass of rose and you have a gourmet meal to enjoy on the patio! 1.

Sesame Crusted Salmon with Wasabi Aioli

The combination of toasty sesame seeds and wasabi is one of my absolute faves. This meal could not be easier and it packs a huge flavor punch. Serve this with zucchini noodles or quinoa and you have a dinner that not only tastes great, but is full of healthy fats as well. 1. Combine aioli

Flatbread Pizza with Blue Cheese, Fig Jam, Peaches and Crispy Prosciutto

Peach season is here and I’m taking full advantage. Josh and I just got back from a trip to Savannah (aka peach town) so that got me motivated to come up with some fun recipes to celebrate the delicious summer fruit. This flatbread is a perfect balance of sweet and salty. Serve this in bite-sized

Spaghetti Squash with Chicken, Sundried Tomatoes and Artichokes

What I love about spaghetti squash is that it’s so flavorful and filling for very few calories or carbs and it works as a great base for sauces. This chicken topping has a wonderful balance of sweet tomatoes and salty olives and feta. Pair this with a glass of sparkling white wine and you’re set.