Olive Oil Blueberry Zucchini Bread

This zucchini bread is a great make ahead snack or breakfast and it’s a perfect recipe to bake up this blueberry season! This simple one bowl recipe can be made with other fruits as well like diced peaches, apples or pineapple. You could also add chopped almonds, pecans or walnuts for added texture. 2. Add Olive Oil Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Roasted Asparagus, Tomatoes and Feta

Our local farmer’s market was bustling with customers this morning which I always love to see. It’s so fun as a chef (and as a huge veggie fan in general) to watch the variety of local produce increase as the summer progresses. Today there was a plethora of asparagus which is one of my favorite Roasted Asparagus, Tomatoes and Feta

Chopped Burger Salad

I love weekends where Josh and I have the chance to travel around without an agenda and try great new restaurants. We were in northern Michigan this past weekend and they are starting to set up for the busy season. We tried a new burger bar in Frankfort that offered a variety of smash burgers Chopped Burger Salad

Mahi Mahi Tacos with Mole Sauce

I started working for Meijer corporate last summer as a product development chef. Beyond what myself and our team are developing, it’s also so fun trying all the new products that are either on our store shelves currently or ones that will soon be launched. I love our line of Frederik’s sauces, so I was Mahi Mahi Tacos with Mole Sauce

Blueberry-Pecan Chicken Salad

Here in west Michigan we love our blueberries. I love chicken salad in all forms, but this particular recipe has quickly become one of my favorites. The blueberries add beautiful color to this salad and I love all the different textures. Serve this on a bed of greens, on a croissant or with a side Blueberry-Pecan Chicken Salad

Crispy Mushroom Tacos

Meaty mushrooms are not your typical taco filling, but you have to try these! The creamy salsa sauce, sharp cheddar cheese and sauteed veggies are all wrapped up in a crispy taco shell, making for the perfect bite. Serve this with a side of beans and guacamole for a delicious and simple weeknight meal. 2. Crispy Mushroom Tacos

Grandma’s Strawberry Pie

I have so many family recipes that are near and dear to my heart, including this pie. Every summer we would go visit my grandparents in Michigan for 2 weeks and I remember this strawberry pie being a staple dessert in my Grandma’s fridge. This time of year I look forward to the Florida strawberries Grandma’s Strawberry Pie