Italian Sausage, Kale and Tortellini Soup

Once I feel a chill in the air, I immediately crave soups. They are so comforting in the fall and winter months and I love that there are so many different kinds to enjoy. They are an easy way to get your veggies too! This soup in particular packs huge flavor from the sausage and […]

BBQ Pulled Pork Tostadas with Creamy Avocado Slaw

This meal is so full of flavor and could not be easier. The sweet pulled pork and creamy avocado slaw are an amazing combo and the crispy tostada shell adds that perfect crunch! While this is good served on it’s own, I also enjoy it with a side of rice and beans or fresh fruit […]

Bacon Wrapped Butterball Potatoes with Honey Mustard Dip

Shopping at the farmers market in the winter means a lot of root vegetables. During one of my recent trips, I was talking to a farmer about different types of potatoes and he recommended I try these baby German butterball potatoes. Their tiny shape make them perfect for a small bite appetizer. Whether you make […]

Pork Tenderloin in Phyllo with Sautéed Apples

I stopped by a farmers market this past weekend and picked up some early season apples. Nothing beats the taste of freshly picked apples from a local farm! This dish celebrates those flavors by combining them with pork tenderloin and buttery, flaky phyllo dough. This dish is so simple to make, yet tastes elegant. 1. […]

Swiss Chard and Sausage Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes

Leafy greens are in season and it’s a great time to stock-up. Adding greens like Swiss chard to warm pastas and soups is good way to use a large amount at once since they break down quickly. This pasta is a great balance of salty and sweet, thanks to the beautiful blistered cherry tomatoes. I […]

Sausage and Cherry Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are one of my favorite appetizers to make because they’re super flavorful and it’s pretty simple to whip up a big batch of them. This version combines hot Italian sausage with a touch of cream cheese for creaminess and dried cherries for a pop of sweetness in every bite. Pair these with a […]

Lemon-Thyme Grilled Chicken with Apple, Bacon and Celery Slaw

I love being outside and grilling when the weather gets warmer. I find grilling to be the quickest (and one of the healthiest) ways to get dinner on the table fast. For this recipe, I recommend marinating the chicken the night before to really get the citrus flavor to soak in. Serve this with a […]

Pulled Pork Sweet Potato Nachos

Nachos are one of my favorite comfort foods. Traditionally I use blue corn or regular corn chips as the base, but to reduce the sodium and up the nutritional value, I decided to use sweet potatoes. The result is the perfect blend of sweet and salty. If you want to add a good kick, add […]

Garlic Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Pistachio Pea Pesto

Nothing beats a dish that looks and tastes gourmet, but is ready in under 25 minutes. Pork tenderloin is one of my favorite meats because it’s super lean and juicy and it cooks quickly, making it a great option for a weeknight meal. The sweet pea pesto celebrates the flavors of spring and pairs perfectly […]

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

 You give me any food that’s sweet and salty and I’m in. This pork tenderloin has tangy mustard, a sweet and spicy rub and salty bacon wrapped around it to seal in all the juices, leaving the flavor perfectly balanced. Serve this with a leafy green salad, mashed sweet potatoes or oven-roasted green beans. For […]