Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus: The Allergy Friendly Blog

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Move over bacon, asparagus has a new best friend and it’s name is prosciutto! These prosciutto wrapped asparagus have all the delicious flavor of the more commonly known bacon wrapped asparagus and none of the mess.  Read more

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Niçoise Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing

Niçoise Salad: The Fanciest a Can of Tuna Has Ever Felt

This 30 minute Niçoise Salad with lemon garlic dressing is fancy, French and affordable. I used to have an irrational fear of canned tuna but this recipe takes it to a level of deliciousness I can’t deny. Now I find myself making this recipe at least once a week; such is life. My tastebuds have changed a lot in the last 10 years and I’m kinda digging it. Read more

Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce: A Delicious Immune Boost

Chimichurri

Here in Portland it’s been feeling a lot like summer lately and it’s encouraged me to do some grilling. This Five Minute Chimichurri Sauce is excellent on grilled steaks or roasted veggies and is packed with fresh garlic, parsley and lemon juice. Read more

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Lemon Garlic Ghee

Blistered Shishito Peppers

These Blistered Shishito Peppers with Lemon Garlic Ghee are not only a delicious and healthy summertime appetizer, they are also extremely entertaining! A friend who introduced these to me told me 1 in 10 are hot so it’s almost like a lower stakes Russian roulette game. If you’re not crazy about spicy food, the remaining 9 peppers are mild but always packed with smoky savory flavor.

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Caprese Salad Skewers with a Balsamic Glaze

The Easiest / Most Delicious Appetizer: Caprese Salad Skewers

If you’ve ever invited me to a potluck, you are probably rolling your eyes. These Caprese Salad Skewers with a Balsamic Glaze come with me every time I’m asked to bring appetizers. Read more

Weekly Meal Prep #7: Moroccan Lentils with Kale and Chicken Sausage

Moroccan Lentils with Kale and Chicken Sausage

These moroccan lentils slow cooked with kale, chicken sausage and crushed tomatoes are a treat my dad always makes during the winter. I used to have this weird thing against lentils as a kid but as soon as I moved away from home I found myself craving this dish regularly. It’s the perfect combination of comfort and healthy food with a generous bite of kale, onions and tomatoes.

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Moroccan Lamb Risotto

Lessons from my Grandma

This Moroccan Lamb Risotto is inspired by one of my favorite dishes made by my grandma. Ever since I was little, communicating with my relatives in Morocco was difficult because we spoke different languages. My grandma specifically grew up in a small village outside of Marrakech and only speaks Berber and some Moroccan Arabic; I only speak English. The one thing that we were always able to connect through was food.

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Weekly Meal Prep #4: Beef Barbacoa Spanish Rice

Meal Prep Week 4

What better way to kick off the 4th weekly meal prep recipe than with Beef Barbacoa Spanish Rice Bowls?  Packed with protein and flavor, this beef recipe combines garlic, chipotle peppers in adobo, onion, lemon juice and a dry rub. Read more

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Week 3 of the Meal Prep Series is finally here and couldn’t be better than this Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken recipe. Remember when I said I was going to post a new meal prep recipe every week? No shame here; my goal in writing this series is to provide the highest quality recipes I can and if that means taking a few weeks to perfect things I am happy to do that. I hope no one out there minds but if you’re going to be eating these for several days in a row they have to be delicious!

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