Snack

Caramelized Onion Dip

Party season is here and that means lots of yummy snacks! Onion dip is a classic favorite, but making it from scratch is extra delicious.  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chopped onion and cook, stirring often, until golden brown, about 10-15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and […]

Frozen Yogurt Bark with Strawberries

Strawberries are one of my favorite fruits, but sometimes it can be hard to find good ones. We have now started to see some Florida strawberries at our grocery stores and I’ve been scooping them up because they are so sweet and juicy! I have a huge container of them in my fridge right now […]

Blueberry Walnut Smoothie

One of my goals this year is to add more color to my diet. This may seem like a really weird thing for a dietitian/chef to say, but sometimes nutrition goes out the door when things get busy. Simple recipes like this smoothie are a great way to pack a lot of nutrition into one […]

Date and Goat Cheese Ball

I’m a huge fan of goat cheese and pairing it with medjool dates provides the perfect sweet and salty combo. This cheese ball is the perfect make-ahead snack to share with a crowd. Pair this with some champagne and get the party started! 1. Place cream cheese, goat cheese and milk in a stand mixer […]

Quick Focaccia with Goat Cheese, Fig Jam and Prosciutto

The holidays are officially here this week! Having some simple and quick appetizer recipes on-hand is helpful when you have a hungry crowd arrive at your door. This focaccia is so delicious and is the perfect balance of sweet and salty. The focaccia recipe itself (without the toppings) would also be a nice addition to […]

Sunflower Seed Butter Energy Bites

Back-to-school season means meal prep is back in full swing and my clients want their fridges stocked with healthy meals and snacks. Packing school lunches can be tricky since you have to be wary of those with allergies. Thankfully these energy bites are nut-free so they are safe to pack for a lunch treat or […]

Dill Pickle Grilled Chicken Wings with Spicy Ranch Dip

It’s officially grill season! I’ve been waiting so long to get outside and make dinner on the grill. I especially love grilled chicken wings because they get super crispy and smoky. The dill pickle brine on these wings gives them an incredible salty flavor and helps to keep them juicy. The ranch dip is the […]

Italian Sheet Pan Nachos

If there is one meal I will never refuse, it’s nachos. And while standard nachos are amazing, I decided to switch up the flavor profile and instead top my chips with some Italian yumminess. The sweet Italian sausage and crispy pepperoni pair perfectly with the salty cheese and chips. The romaine on top adds a […]

Charred Lemon Hummus with Sumac

Hummus is often found on my menus. Whether I prepare it for a snack or as an appetizer for a dinner party, it’s always a delicious, comforting dish to share. I also love that it can be made so many ways – I often garnish it with toasted nuts, pesto or pomegranate seeds. This hummus […]

Berry Avocado Smoothie Bowls

Smoothies are a great way to pack lots of nutrition into one meal. This smoothie recipe in particular is full of fiber and healthy fats (but also tastes insanely good). I love serving smoothies in a bowl because garnishing with nuts, seeds, coconut and fruit is so fun – this would be the perfect cooking […]